, a new musical adapted from the seminal Cameron Crowe motion picture, is in the works.
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.Almost Famous
, which opened the 2019-2020 Season at The Old Globe (Erna Finci Viterbi Artistic Director Barry Edelstein and Managing Director Timothy J. Shields), features a book by Crowe based on his Academy Award-winning screenplay, music by Pulitzer Prize® and Tony Award® winner Tom Kitt, lyrics by Tom Kitt and Cameron Crowe, and direction by Jeremy Herrin.