Legendary funnyman Jerry Lewis is to make his Broadway directorial debut with a musical based on his hit movie The Nutty Professor.
Hitmakers Rupert Holmes and Marvin Hamlisch have teamed up to create the score for the stageshow, which is scheduled to debut in 2010.
Lewis starred as The Nutty Professor in 1963. He also co-wrote the screenplay for the comedy.
He says, "This is a hilarious and glorious adaptation."