Bruce Springsteen plans a series of Broadway fall concerts

Bruce Springsteen
FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015, file photo, Bruce Springsteen performs at the 9th Annual Stand Up For Heroes event at the Theater at Madison Square Garden on in New York. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is looking into whether "speculative" ticket listings for Springsteen's 2016 tour on ticket resale sites constitute deceptive advertising. Schneiderman sent letters Monday, Dec. 7, to StubHub, TicketNetwork and Vivid Seats asking about the practice of offering seats on secondary markets when the seller may not possess the tickets. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) – The Boss is coming to Broadway.

Bruce Springsteen said Wednesday on his website that he plans to make his Broadway debut onstage this fall at the Walter Kerr Theatre in a solo show in which he performs songs from his career, interspersed with readings of his best-selling memoir “Born to Run.”

“Springsteen on Broadway” begins previews Oct. 3 ahead of an Oct. 12 opening at the intimate 960-seat venue. The eight-week plays through Nov. 26.

Springsteen becomes the latest and biggest artist in years to book a Broadway concert, a list that includes Il Divo, Barry Manilow, Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons and The Rascals.

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