Bruce Springsteen will make his Broadway debut at the Walter Kerr Theatre for an eight-week run in the fall, The Post has learned exclusively.
Sources say Springsteen will do a pared-down version of the set he usually performs in huge arenas and stadiums all over the world.
“He wants to play a smaller house,” a theater source says. “He wants to try something more intimate, and he likes the idea of being on Broadway.”
Dates haven’t been finalized, but Springsteen will likely open in November. He’ll perform five times a week. The 975-seat Kerr has been empty since the musical “Amélie” closed in May.
Some insiders believe Springsteen’s Broadway gig may be a curtain raiser to another project — turning his best-selling memoir, “Born To Run,” into a musical. Several producers, dollar signs dancing in their eyes, approached Springsteen about adapting the book for the stage after The Post reported he was interested in the idea. But that’s a long way off.