Diane Warren: Broadway musical in the works
Broadway producer Dede Harris is working on bringing a duke-box musical featuring the music of multiple Grammy-Award winning songwriter Diane Warren to Broadway. The creative team and a timeline for the project will be announced at a later date.
Harris said, "It's a thrill and an honor be able to present Diane Warren's brilliant body of work on Broadway. Her songs are a pinnacle of popular culture and will bring fresh energy and excitement to the Great White Way."
On the announcement of the new project, Diane Warren said, "I greatly admire the incredible shows and performers that have come from Broadway. It has always been a thrill for me to write for musical artists who began their careers on the New York stage and I'm so happy that my songs will be part of a new musical."
Grammy and Golden Globe Award-winner and six-time Academy Award nominee Diane Warren is the first songwriter in the history of Billboard to have seven hits, all by different artists, on the singles chart at the same time. She is known globally for platinum-selling songs performed by legends like Elton John, Beyonce, Tina Turner, Barbra Streisand, Whitney Houston, Christina Aguilera, Celine Dion Aerosmith, Ricky Martin, Faith Hill, Celine Dion, Mary J. Blige, Carrie Underwood Britney Spears, Jennifer Hudson and LeAnn Rimes among many others. Her more than 100 Top Ten hits include the platinum-selling "I Don't Want to Miss a Thing," "If I Could Turn Back Time," "How Do I Live", "Unbreak My Heart", "Because You Loved Me" and many more.
Dede Harris Productions (Dede Harris and associate David Carpenter) recently produced 'One Man, Two Guvnors' and the 2012 Tony Award winning Best Play 'Clybourne Park' and are currently producers of the 2011 Tony Award winning Best Play 'War Horse' (Broadway, Toronto, National Tour) and 'I Love Lucy: Live on Stag'e (Chicago) as well as the upcoming 'Hands on a Hardbody' opening on Broadway in the Spring of 2013 at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre.Diane Warren
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