Broadway Preview: DIANA (Netflix and Longacre Theatre)

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by Gregory Bernard on September 19, 2020

in Theater-New York

THE NEW MUSICAL WILL PREMIERE ON NETFLIX
AHEAD OF ITS
2021 BROADWAY OPENING

The producers of Diana, A New Musical, will premiere on Netflix next year ahead of the Broadway opening. Diana, the upcoming new musical, currently on hiatus due to Covid-19, began previews on Monday, March 2, 2020, and was scheduled to open on Tuesday, March 31, 2020, at the Longacre Theatre on Broadway. The musical is now set to open on Broadway on Tuesday, May 25, 2021.

Diana, directed by Christopher Ashley, will be filmed without an audience on the stage of the Longacre Theater and will feature the original Broadway cast including Jeanna de Waal as “Diana”, Roe Hartrampf as “Prince Charles”, Erin Davie as “Camilla Parker Bowles”, and two-time Tony Award® winner Judy Kaye as “Queen Elizabeth.”

Judy Kaye, Erin Davie, Roe Hartrampf, and Jeanna de Waal
Photo Credit: Gavin Bond

The complete cast of Diana includes Zach AdkinsTessa Alves, Ashley Andrews, Austen Danielle BohmerHolly Ann Butler, Stephen Carrasco, Bruce DowRichard Gatta, Lauren E.J. HamiltonEmma Hearn, Shaye B. Hopkins, Andre Jordan, Gareth Keegan, Nathan LucrezioTomǡs Matos, Chris MedlinLaura Stracko, and Bethany Ann Tesarck.

Diana brings us face-to-face with one of the 20th century’s most compelling figures in this landmark musical event. The musical has book & lyrics by Tony Award winner Joe DiPietro and music & lyrics by Tony Award winner David Bryan (the same writing team behind the Tony Award-winning musical Memphis), with direction by Tony Award winner Christopher Ashley (Come From Away), choreography by Olivier Award® winner and Tony Award nominee Kelly Devine (Come From Away) and features an epic and sweeping contemporary score with music supervision and arrangements by Olivier Award winner Ian Eisendrath (Come From Away).

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