Listen to Solea Pfeiffer and Chris Wood Sing a Duet From ALMOST FAMOUS: THE MUSICAL 

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Solea Pfeiffer and Chris Wood | Photos: Courtesy of O&M/Jim Cox

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Dan Meyer
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August 19, 2022 12:30 PM
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The first contender for the duet of the 2022-2023 Broadway season has dropped. Check out Solea Pfeiffer and Chris Wood singing “The Night-Time Sky’s Got Nothing on You” from Almost Famous: The Musical below. As previously announced, the show begins previews October 3 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre with an opening night set for November 3.

Featuring music by Tom Kitt with lyrics by Cameron Crowe and Kitt, Almost Famous is a stage adaptation of the hit 2000 movie. Set in 1973, it follows teenager William Miller, an aspiring music journalist. When Rolling Stone magazine hires him to go on the road with an up-and-coming band, he discovers what it’s really like in the world of rock-and-roll. 

The musical stars Chris Wood as Russell Hammond, Anika Larsen as Elaine Miller, Solea Pfeiffer as Penny Lane, Drew Gehling as Jeff Bebe, Rob Colletti as Lester Bangs, and newcomer Casey Likes as William Miller. The company will also include Matt Bittner, Chad Burris, Gerard Canonico, Julia Cassandra, Brandon Contreras, Jakeim Hart, Van Hughes, Jana Djenne Jackson, Katie Ladner, Danny Lindgren, Erica Mansfield, Alisa Melendez, Kevin Perdido, Andrew Poston, Emily Schultheis, Daniel Sovich, Libby Winters, and Matthew C. Yee.

“The Night-Time Sky’s Got Nothing on You” is the second track to be made available from the forthcoming Original Cast Recording, following the recent release of “Everybody’s Coming Together.” Produced by Scott Riesett and Kitt, the song was recorded at Sear Sound, New York City and Igloo Music, Burbank. Sony Masterworks Broadway will release the complete Original Cast Recording of Almost Famous, with pre-order in all formats to be announced at a later date.

Directed by Jeremy Herrin and choreographed by Sarah O’Gleby, Almost Famous features scenic design by Derek McLane, costume design by David Zinn, lighting design by Natasha Katz, sound design by Peter Hylenski, music supervis by Bryan Perri, vocal design by AnnMarie Milazzo, and hair, wig, and makeup design by Luc Verschueren. The physical movement coordinator is Lorenzo Pisoni and casting is by Jim Carnahan. Serving as executive producers are Sue Wagner, John Johnson, Jillian Robbins, and Devin Keudell, with Bespoke Theatricals as the general manager.

For more information and tickets, visit AlmostFamousMusical.com

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Dan Meyer

Dan joins Theatrely after previously serving as an Assistant Editor at Playbill. His favorite musicals are fast, historical, and witty, like Six, Cabaret, and Sweeney Todd. He likes his plays dark and funny.