Neil Diamond Bio-Musical A BEAUTIFUL NOISE Finds Broadway Home and Sets Dates

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Dan Meyer
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The Neil Diamond bio-musical A Beautiful Noise has found its Broadway home and set performance dates. Following its premiere in Boston, the show will begin previews November 2 at the Broadhurst Theatre with an opening night set for December 4.

Including a score of Diamond’s most beloved songs, A Beautiful Noise features a book by Anthony McCarten (Bohemian Rhapsody), direction by Michael Mayer (Spring Awakening), and choreography by Olivier winner and Steven Hoggett (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child). Casting for the Broadway production will be announced soon.

The Boston world premiere will star Will Swenson as Diamond – Then, alongside Mark Jacoby as Neil Diamond – Now, Robyn Hurder as Marcia, Linda Powell as Doctor, Jessie Fisher as Jaye Posner, Michael McCormick as Fred Colby/Tommy O’Rourke, Tom Alan Robbins as Bert Berns/Kieve Diamond, and Bri Sudia as Ellie Greenwich/Rose Diamond.

The design team for A Beautiful Noise includes scenic designer David Rockwell, costume designer Emilio Sosa, lighting designer Kevin Adams, sound designer Jessica Paz, and hair and wig designer Luc Verschueren. The production will have music supervision and arrangements by Sonny Paladino, incidental music and dance music arrangements by Brian Usifer, vocal design by AnnMarie Milazzo, and orchestrations by Bob Gaudio, Sonny Paladino, and Brian Usifer. The team also includes production stage manager Bonnie Panson, illusion consultant Jamie Harrison, properties designer Kathy Fabian, and general manager Ryan Conway of Architect Theatrical (general manager) with casting by Jim Carnahan.

The Broadway premiere will coincide with the 50th anniversary of a series of concerts Diamond gave in October 1972 at Broadway’s venerated Winter Garden Theatre. Additional ticketing information, including on-sale date information will be announced at a later date. To sign up to be among the first to buy tickets to this eagerly anticipated new musical on Broadway, please visit ABeautifulNoisetheMusical.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.