‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Writer Tapped To Write Neil Diamond Musical

‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Writer Tapped To Write Neil Diamond Musical

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 14: Honoree Neil Diamond performs onstage during the Songwriters Hall of Fame 49th Annual Induction and Awards Dinner at New York Marriott Marquis Hotel on June 14, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Songwriters Hall Of Fame )

Anthony McCarten has been announced as the author for the upcoming Broadway musical based on Neil Diamond’s life.

McCarten wrote the script for Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody. He has been nominated for Oscars for his previous work with the Winston Churchill biopic Darkest Hour and the Stephen Hawking movie The Theory of Everything.

The Neil Diamond project has no official title yet, but will include Diamond’s hit songs. Tony Award winner Michael Mayer is set to direct.

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