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Muppets are heading to Broadway

Muppets are heading to Broadway

MUPPETS ON BROADWAY:"Muppets Most Wanted" characters Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy wave to the crowd as they arrive on the red carpet at the premiere of the film on Tuesday, March 11, in Los Angeles. The iconic characters could soon be heading to Broadway. Photo: Associated Press/Chris Pizzello

The Muppets are poised to make their Broadway debut in a new musical, according to a new report.

Disney bosses are reportedly in talks with a New York theater company to bring the beloved puppets to the Great White Way in a new stage show.

Editors at the New York Post report they are set to strike a deal with the Jujamcyn Theaters group, which is currently hosting productions including “The Book of Mormon” and “Jersey Boys,” but a Muppets musical is several years away from hitting the stage.

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