Performances of Broadway-bound musical A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical at Boston's Emerson Colonial Theatre have been cancelled through July 4 as multiple company members have tested positive for COVID.
The extended world-premiere is expected to resume July 5, with no effect on the show officially opening July 10. To compensate for the cancelled performances, the show has been extended again, now to August 7.
Starring in the regional production of the biomusical about singer-songwriter Neil Diamond are Tony nominees Will Swenson as Neil Diamond–Then, Mark Jacoby as Neil Diamond–Now, and Robyn Hurder as Marcia, joined by Linda Powell as Doctor, Jessie Fisher as Jaye Posner, Michael McCormick as Fred Colby and Tommy O’Rourke, Tom Alan Robbins as Bert Berns and Kieve Diamond, and Bri Sudia as Ellie Greenwich and Rose Diamond.
The company is rounded out by Jessie Austrian, Neal Benari, Jordan Dobson, Ninako Donville, Paige Faure, Nick Fradiani, Kalonjee Gallimore, Samantha Gershman, Alex Hairston, Makai Hernandez, Jess LeProtto, Tatiana Lofton, Aaron James McKenzie, Mary Page Nance, Robert Pendilla, Max Sangerman, and MiMi Scardulla.
Featured on the creative team are choreographer Steven Hoggett, book writer Anthony McCarten, and director Michael Mayer. It also includes scenic designer David Rockwell, costume designer Emilio Sosa, lighting designer Kevin Adams, sound designer Jessica Paz, and hair and wig designer Luc Verschueren. Music supervision and arrangements are 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.
Bonnie Panson is the production stage manager, Jamie Harrison is the illusion consultant, Kathy Fabian is the properties designer, and Ryan Conway of Architect Theatrical is the general manager with casting by Jim Carnahan. Ken Davenport and Bob Gaudio serve as producers.
Ticket holders are encouraged to contact their point of purchase to re-schedule.
For tickets and more information, visit ABeautifulNoisetheMusical.com.