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Nikki Sixx Adapting Memoir for Broadway

Mötley Crüe bassist turning 'Heroin Diaries' into stage show

November 21, 2012 10:05 AM ET
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Nikki Sixx
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Nikki Sixx is bringing his candid memoir to the stage, the Mötley Crüe bassist said last week on Twitter. Sixx's book The Heroin Diaries: A Year in the Life of a Shattered Rock Star has inspired a new Broadway musical, and Sixx told the BBC that he's hoping for a "late 2013 or early 2014" opening for the show. The Heroin Diaries is a collection of Sixx's journal entries from 1986 to 1987 as Mötley Crüe recorded Girls, Girls, Girls, and was published in 2007, along with a soundtrack by Sixx's other band, Sixx:A.M. Each of the soundtrack's 13 songs correspond to one month in his journal.

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