A show based on singer Neil Diamond and his career is headed to Broadway, with a score by the iconic singer-songwriter and a book by “Bohemian Rhapsody” writer Anthony McCarten.
Producers Ken Davenport and Bob Gaudio announced today that the untitled project is already in development. “Hedwig and the Angry Inch” director Michael Mayer will direct.
Diamond fans can expect his hits like “Sweet Caroline,” “America,” “You Don’t Bring Me Flowers” and “Song Sung Blue,” to be covered in the show. The multiple Grammy-winner has charted 39 Top 40 singles and 16 Top 10 albums both in the US and internationally.
Diamond retired from touring in 2018 after being diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. “My thanks goes out to my loyal and devoted audiences around the world. You will always have my appreciation for your support and encouragement,” he said at the time.
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