Morrissey has announced a one-week stint on Broadway this May, the latest prominent rocker to take the New York stage since Bruce Springsteen's residency last year.

The former Smiths frontman will play May 2 to 11 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theater for a performance billed as a career retrospective, which will include his upcoming album of covers, Morrissey, 59, announced in a statement.

The former Smiths frontman will play May 2 to 11 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theater

The artist's new record, California Son, is set for release on May 24 and will cover hits from the 1960s and 70s.

"Another milestone in an already storied career, longtime fans of Moz will get a rare opportunity to see the star branch out into new territory and take the stage like never before," the statement said.

Springsteen's show became one of Broadway's most coveted tickets during its lengthy run that lasted more than a year, with resale prices running upwards of $1000.

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The wildly successful show, which was renewed several times, ended in mid-December and is now available for streaming on Netflix.

Last summer Morrissey postponed several European tour dates amid a controversy stemming from comments he made in an interview posted on his website, which were labeled by some as Islamophobic.

The outspoken singer has voiced support for right-wing figures in Britain.