Gears of War Creator Ditches Games, Heading to Broadway Next
Cliff Bleszinski has had himself quite the year. After shutting down Boss Key Studios following the downfall of Lawbreakers and the last-ditch effort that was Radical Heights, the Gears of War creator decided he was done with video games for good.
That said, many have been wondering what is next for Bleszinski. Thankfully, he has taken to Twitter to officially announce what is on the agenda, and it may not be what most were expecting. In the post below, Bleszinski reveals that he is heading to Broadway to co-produce the show Hadestown.
I’m officially co-producing this show.
That’s my next gig!
It’s on Spotify, give it a go. It’s fantastic! https://t.co/Ew7Tr1QsHA
— Cliff Bleszinski (@therealcliffyb) December 26, 2018
He’s right. It is on Spotify and it is fantastic. That is, you know, if musical theater is your cup of tea. Naturally, being an avid user of Twitter and all-around internet-goer, Bleszinski followed up with tweets that said “Gaming news gonna be like WTF” and “I can’t get it out of my head lol.” However, the overwhelming majority of fans have shown nothing but support and praise for the Gears of War creator as he begins his Broadway journey.
Of all the directions you could’ve gone, that’s the one I wouldn’t have predicted. Hope it works out, Cliff
— Paul Brennan (@MisterRapido) December 27, 2018
O Gratz, you old theater nerd. This is perfect.
— Dan Amrich (@DanAmrich) December 27, 2018
This rules, Cliff!
— Alanah Pearce Bros. Ultimate (@Charalanahzard) December 27, 2018
You’re a broadway producer now? Congrats! pic.twitter.com/qYItCrdfnB
— Greg Atlas (@sandman420) December 27, 2018
I love how you’ve discovered new passions and interests to pursue! pic.twitter.com/slah19nLVO
— George D. (@itsdehprey) December 26, 2018
This is definitely a different avenue than video games, but we wish Cliff all of the best in his new endeavor! Keep it tuned to Don’t Feed the Gamers as we learn more, and for other gaming goodness going on right now, check out the following:
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What say you, gamers? Are you a bit surprised to see the Gears of War creator go this route? What else do you believe this will lead to for Bleszinski? Sound off in the comments section below, and be sure to follow DFTG on Twitter for live gaming and entertainment news 24/7!
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Eric is an editor and writer for Don't Feed the Gamers. When he is not staring at a computer screen filled with text, he is usually staring at a computer screen filled with controllable animations. Today's youth call this gaming. He also likes to shoot things. With a camera, of course.