New musical Almost Famous will come to Broadway in 2022.
Based on the 2000 American comedy-drama, the musical will make its Broadway bow this autumn with a theatre and opening date to be announced.
The stage adaptation features a book by Cameron Crowe, who penned the film, with music by Tom Kitt and lyrics by Tom Kitt and Cameron Crowe. The production is directed by Jeremy Herrin.
It’s all happening… San Diego, 1973. Led Zeppelin is king, Richard Nixon is President, and idealistic 15-year-old William Miller is an aspiring music journalist.
When Rolling Stone magazine hires him to go on the road with an up-and-coming band, William is thrust into the rock-and-roll circus, where his love of music, his longing for friendship, and his integrity as a writer collide.
Written by Academy Award winner Cameron Crowe based on his iconic film, Almost Famous is about a young man finding his place in the world and the indelible characters he meets along the way.
The musical previously premiered in San Diego in 2019.
Casting and further details on the Broadway run are to be announced.