‘Ray’ play set for Broadway

The producing team behind “Ray” will take the story of the legendary musician to Broadway, acquiring rights from the Ray Charles Estate and Ray Charles Enterprises. Stuart Benjamin — who worked on “Ray” for 15 years before it opened last fall — will again partner with Howard and Karen Baldwin on the project, to be produced by Benjamin Prods. and Baldwin Entertainment Group. “Ray” grossed $75 million domestically and more than $40 million internationally for Universal. Jamie Foxx won the Oscar for lead actor. Howard Baldwin said in the wake of the film’s performance, people have been clamoring for more.

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