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Neil Diamond

 
Date Of Birth:
January 24, 1941 (81)
Birth Place:
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Bio:
Throughout his illustrious and wide-ranging musical career as a singer, songwriter and performer, Diamond has had 38 Top 40 singles and sold over 130 million records worldwide. Perhaps best known for "Sweet Caroline," his number one singles include: "Cracklin' Rosie," "Song Sung Blue," "Longfellow ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: January 24, 1941 (81)

Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY, USA

Bio:
Throughout his illustrious and wide-ranging musical career as a singer, songwriter and performer, Diamond has had 38 Top 40 singles and sold over 130 million records worldwide. Perhaps best known for "Sweet Caroline," his number one singles include: "Cracklin' Rosie," "Song Sung Blue," "Longfellow ... (read complete bio)

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1972
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Neil Diamond Biography

Throughout his illustrious and wide-ranging musical career as a singer, songwriter and performer, Diamond has had 38 Top 40 singles and sold over 130 million records worldwide. Perhaps best known for "Sweet Caroline," his number one singles include: "Cracklin' Rosie," "Song Sung Blue," "Longfellow Serenade," "I've Been This Way Before," "If You Know What I Mean," "America," "Yesterday's Songs," and "Heartlight." Diamond's extensive list of achievements includes induction into the Songwriters Hall of Fame and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and he recently received the Sammy Cahn Lifetime Achievement Award, the prestigious Kennedy Center Honor and the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.




Neil Diamond News

Album Review: An Original Cast Recording Brings A Diamond From Broadway Into Your Hom Photo Album Review: An Original Cast Recording Brings A Diamond From Broadway Into Your Home In A BEAUTIFUL NOISE, THE NEIL DIAMOND MUSICAL
by Bobby Patrick - Nov 19, 2022

And speaking of that music, the sound quality is superb with nothing out of balance... It is all crystal clear, danceable, heartfelt, warm, and sweeping all at once - just a totally righteous recording

Wake Up With BWW 11/16: PRIMA FACIE Coming to Broadway, Grammy Nominations, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 11/16: PRIMA FACIE Coming to Broadway, Grammy Nominations, and More!
by - Nov 16, 2022

Top stories include Prima Facie, starring Jodie Comer, which is headed to Broadway in April 2023. Plus, check out this year's Grammy nominations, including the Best Musical Theatre Album!

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 11/13/22 Photo Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 11/13/22
by - Nov 15, 2022

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 11/13/2022.

Photos: First Look at Will Swenson & More in A BEAUTIFUL NOISE on Broadway Photo Photos: First Look at Will Swenson & More in A BEAUTIFUL NOISE on Broadway
by Show Highlights - Nov 15, 2022

Check out new photos of the cast of A Beautiful Noise, which is set to celebrate opening night on December 4, 2022 at the Broadhurst Theatre. The cast is led by Tony Award nominee Will Swenson as Neil Diamond - Then, Mark Jacoby as Neil Diamond - Now, Robyn Hurder as Marcia, and Linda Powell as Doctor.

Jill Sobule's F*CK7THGRADE Extends at Wild Project Photo Jill Sobule's F*CK7THGRADE Extends at Wild Project
by Stephi Wild - Nov 14, 2022

wild project's F*ck7thGrade, with music, lyrics, and concept by Jill Sobule, book by Liza Birkenmeier and directed by Lisa Peterson with music direction by Julie Wolf, has extended through November 19. F*ck7thGrade began performances on Wednesday, October 12.

Broadway Buying Guide: November 14, 2022 Photo Broadway Buying Guide: November 14, 2022
by Team BWW - Nov 14, 2022

Looking for the best deals on Broadway shows? Welcome to our new weekly guide to the most popular shows listed on BroadwayWorld. Check out which shows are selling this week, November 7, 2022.

GUNS N' ROSES Arrive in Australia for Stadium Tour Photo GUNS N' ROSES Arrive in Australia for Stadium Tour
by Blair Ingenthron - Nov 13, 2022

GUNS N' ROSES have arrived in Perth on their private Boeing 777 Jet with 120 band and crew ahead of their massive STADIUM tour. The band is set to dominate Australian stages.

Review: TINA: THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL at Shea's Buffalo Theatre Photo Review: TINA: THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL at Shea's Buffalo Theatre
by Michael Rabice - Nov 9, 2022

The beloved  diva took to the Shea's Buffalo stage as the Broadway musical TINA: THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL opened to wild audience approval last night. The icon of soul and later rock & roll has her life told through another one of those bio-musical retellings, using the Tina Turner catalog of hits as a score.

Podcast Exclusive: The Theatre Podcast With Alan Seales Chats With Robyn Hurder Photo Podcast Exclusive: The Theatre Podcast With Alan Seales Chats With Robyn Hurder
by Stephi Wild - Nov 9, 2022

Robyn Hunter is an actress best known for originating the role of Nini in 'Moulin Rouge! The Musical', which also earned her a Tony Award nomination. Her other Broadway credits include 'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang', 'Chicago', 'Grease', and 'Nice Work If You Can Get It'.

Broadway Buying Guide: November 7, 2022 Photo Broadway Buying Guide: November 7, 2022
by Team BWW - Nov 7, 2022

Looking for the best deals on Broadway shows? Welcome to our new weekly guide to the most popular shows listed on BroadwayWorld. Check out which shows are selling this week, November 7, 2022.

Neil Diamond Videos

Video: A BEAUTIFUL NOISE, THE NEIL DIAMOND MUSICAL Sets Cast Recording; Go Behind the Videoplay
Video: A BEAUTIFUL NOISE, THE NEIL DIAMOND MUSICAL Sets Cast Recording; Go Behind the Scenes

by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 28, 2022

The Original Broadway Cast Recording of A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical will be released on all streaming platforms via UMe on November 2, 2022, and on CD and December 2, 2022, just ahead of the official opening night. The production released an exclusive behind-the-scenes music video of the cast, band, and creative team at New York’s famed Power Station studio recording Diamond’s classic song 'Cracklin’ Rosie'!

Video: Watch Highlights from Broadway-Bound A BEAUTIFUL NOISE Videoplay
Video: Watch Highlights from Broadway-Bound A BEAUTIFUL NOISE

by Show Highlights - Sep 9, 2022

A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical will begin preview performances Wednesday, November 2 ahead of a Sunday, December 4 opening night at Broadway's Broadhurst Theatre. Check out a first look video of the cast in action!

VIDEO: Will Swenson Talks Becoming Neil Diamond in Broadway-Bound A BEAUTIFUL NOISE Videoplay
VIDEO: Will Swenson Talks Becoming Neil Diamond in Broadway-Bound A BEAUTIFUL NOISE

by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jul 18, 2022

A beautiful noise is coming up from the streets of Boston! The world premiere engagement of A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical is now playing at Boston's Emerson Colonial Theatre, led by Broadway's Will Swenson. Watch this video as Will chats more about his history with Diamond's music, the thrill of working with a musical icon, and so much more!

VIDEO: Neil Diamond Attends First Preview of A BEAUTIFUL NOISE in Boston Videoplay
VIDEO: Neil Diamond Attends First Preview of A BEAUTIFUL NOISE in Boston

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 22, 2022

Neil Diamond was in attendance of the first preview of the world premiere of A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical. Neil received a boisterous standing ovation upon arriving at Boston’s Emerson Colonial Theatre and again at curtain call. Watch here!

Photos & Video: Neil Diamond & the Cast of A BEAUTIFUL NOISE Perform 'Sweet Caroline' Videoplay
Photos & Video: Neil Diamond & the Cast of A BEAUTIFUL NOISE Perform 'Sweet Caroline' at the Red Sox Game

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 19, 2022

In a rare public appearance, Neil Diamond joined Will Swenson and the cast of the A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical at a Red Sox game at Fenway Park in a rousing and joyous performance of his iconic song “Sweet Caroline.” Check out photos and video here! 

VIDEO: Elton John Talks About Letting Stevie Wonder Drive His Snowmobile on JIMMY KIM Videoplay
VIDEO: Elton John Talks About Letting Stevie Wonder Drive His Snowmobile on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE!

by Stage Tube - Oct 16, 2019

Elton John talks about writing his great new memoir a?oeMe,a?? touring since he was 17, wanting to be home with his kids, letting Stevie Wonder drive his snowmobile, playing charades at Neil Diamond's house with Bob Dylan, being a technophobe, not owning a cell phone, his love of paper shredding, and he weighs in on the shoe color debate.

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of David Rossmer & Steve Rosen in THE OTHER JOSH COHEN! Videoplay
BWW TV: Watch Highlights of David Rossmer & Steve Rosen in THE OTHER JOSH COHEN!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 12, 2018

The critically-acclaimed musical comedy THE OTHER JOSH COHEN opens Off-Broadway tonight, Monday November 12, at the Westside Theatre (407 West 43rd Street). The musical - nominated for six Drama Desk Awards and the Lortel Award for Outstanding Musical upon its world premiere in 2012 - features Book, Music and Lyrics by David Rossmer and Steve Rosen, who co-star in the title roles, under the direction of Tony Award nominee Hunter Foster. Joining Rosen and Rossmer in the cast are Drama Desk nominee Kate Wetherhead (Legally Blonde), Hannah Elless(Bright Star), Elizabeth Nestlerode (Once Tour), Luke Darnell (Million Dollar Quartet Vegas) and Louis Tucci (Buddy);Zach Spound (Cruel Intentions: The Musical) will serve as swing. Previews began Friday, October 26, 2018, for the show's limited engagement of seventeen weeks through February 24, 2019.

VIDEO: Neil Diamond & James Corden Update Classic with 'Sweet Christmastime'!
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 15, 2016

On last night's LATE LATE SHOW, James welcomed legendary singer Neil Diamond to update his classic song 'Sweet Caroline' with lyrics about an office Christmas party that got out of hand.

VIDEO: Josh Groban Performs Holiday Classic on NBC's CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 1, 2016

Last night, NBC presented its annual CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER holiday special, featuring a performance of 'Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas' by  THE GREAT COMET OF 1812's Josh Groban.

VIDEO: Neil Diamond Performs 'The Christmas Medley' on TONIGHT SHOW
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 30, 2016

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, music guest Neil Diamond performed 'The Christmas Medley' off his new album 'Acoustic Christmas.'


Neil Diamond Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Neil Diamond been in?
Neil Diamond has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Neil Diamond been in?
Neil Diamond has not appeared in the West End

How many shows has Neil Diamond written?
Neil Diamond has written 3 shows including Dancin' (Composer/Lyricist), Fosse (Lyricist), A Beautiful Noise (Music).


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@NeilDiamond - 11/2/22 05:13pm “Break a leg!” to the incredible cast, crew and band on tonight’s Broadway debut of A Beautiful Noise - The Neil Di… https://t.co/rrTyGKw5tH


@NeilDiamond - 6/19/22 09:03pm Thank you @thewillswenson and the cast of @beautifulnoise for joining me in singing last night at Fenway! “Good tim… https://t.co/4KCFgDtspm


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