Producers have today announced that DIANA: A New Musical will premiere on Netflix next year ahead of its Broadway opening on 25 May 2021.
DIANA: A New Musical began previews on 2 March 2020 and was scheduled to open on 31 March 2020 at the Longacre Theatre on Broadway, but is currently on hiatus due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
DIANA: A New Musical, 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 II.
The producers have worked closely with Actor’s Equity Association on all protocols.
The complete cast of Diana includes: Zach Adkins, Tessa Alves, Ashley Andrews, Austen Danielle Bohmer, Holly Ann Butler, Stephen Carrasco, Bruce Dow, Richard Gatta, Lauren E.J. Hamilton, Emma Hearn, Shaye B. Hopkins, Andre Jordan, Gareth Keegan, Nathan Lucrezio, Tomǡs Matos, Chris Medlin, Laura Stracko, and Bethany Ann Tesarck.
DIANA: A New Musical 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).