Neil Diamond Musical Sets ‘A Beautiful Noise’ Fall Broadway Opening – Deadline

Expected, A beautiful word, Blue Diamond Musical Going on Broadway, the producers are announcing today that the preview will begin on Wednesday, November 2, at the Broadhurst Theater, on Sunday, December 4 at an official opening night.

Musical, where Diamond has a score of songs, Rehearsals are currently underway in New York for its upcoming world premiere at the Emerson Colonial Theater in Boston, where it will play a strictly limited six-week engagement from Tuesday, June 21 to Sunday, July 31.

The New York dates were announced today by producers Ken Davenport and Bob Gaudio. The producers note that the Broadway dates coincide with the 50th anniversary of a series of concerts by Diamond in October 1972 at the Winter Garden Theater in Broadway.

Will Swanson, Neil Diamond
Emilio Madrid, a beautiful word / Everett collection

Casting for its Broadway production A beautiful word Will be announced soon. Last month, Deadline reported that the Boston cast would include Tony Award nominees Will Swanson, Mark Jacoby and Robin Harder, as well as Linda Powell. Jacoby will act as a musical icon now, while Swanson will portray Diamond as a young man.

A beautiful word There is a book by Anthony McCartney (Bohemian Rhapsody), Directed by Michael Mayer (Spring awakeningAnd choreography by Steven Hagget (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child)

Although it is uncertain which songs will be included in the musical score, Diamond’s numerous hits include “Cracklin ‘Rosie”, “Song Song Blue”, “You Don’t Bring Me Flowers”, “America”, “Solitary Man,” “Cherry, Cherry”. , “” Holy Holly, “and her signature tune” Sweet Caroline. “

Diamond retired from the tour in 2018 after he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease.

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