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Baz Luhrmann partners with Sia, Diane Warren and David Foster for stage show

Feb 27, 2014 | 3:07pm EST

Filmmaker Baz Luhrmann has enlisted the talents of Diane Warren, David Foster and Sia for his Australian stage show Strictly Ballroom: The Musical. The Great Gatsby director is producing a musical adaptation of his 1992 film Strictly Ballroom and has since announced the award-winning musicians have provided songs for the production. He is also working with Australian producer and composer Elliott Wheeler and singer/actor Eddie Perfect. The stage show centres on a professional ballroom dancer who risks his career when he partners with an amateur. Strictly Ballroom: The Musical is set to open at Sydney's Lyric Theatre in March (14).

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