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Winnie the Pooh musical heading to stage in the autumn

A.A. Milne’s much-loved bear is coming to the stage

A new musical based on Disney's Winnie the Pooh is heading to the New York stage later this year.

The show will feature songs by the Grammy-winning Sherman Brothers with additional music from Pooh creator A.A. Milne, and will reportedly incorporate life-size puppetry.

Winnie the Pooh: The New Musical Adaptation is being developed by Jonathan Rockefeller, best known for The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show and Paddington Gets in a Jam.

The production will open at Theatre Row on 21 October and is presented in association with Disney Theatrical Productions.

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