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American Idol Winner Nick Fradiani to Headline A Beautiful Noise Tour

He is currently starring in the Broadway production, which is running through June 30.

Nick Fradiani as Neil Diamond (© Julieta Cervantes)
Nick Fradiani as Neil Diamond
(© Julieta Cervantes)

Producers Ken Davenport and Bob Gaudio have announced that Nick Fradiani, currently starring as Neil Diamond – Then on Broadway in A Beautiful Noise: The Neil Diamond Musical, will launch the multiyear North American tour in the title role.

Since winning American Idol, Fradiani released his debut album Hurricane in 2016 and his second solo album, Past My Past, in 2022. He made his Broadway debut in A Beautiful Noise in October 2023 and will continue to play the role at the Broadhurst Theatre for the rest of the Broadway run, through Sunday, June 30.

A Beautiful Noise will launch its first national tour at the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) in Providence, Rhode Island, in September. The tour will then go on to play more than 25 cities in its first year. Additional casting will be announced at a later date.

Directed by Tony Award winner Michael Mayer (Spring Awakening), choreographed by Olivier Award winner Steven Hoggett (Once), and written by four-time Academy Award nominee Anthony McCarten (Bohemian Rhapsody), A Beautiful Noise is the story of Neil Diamond featuring his music, including hit songs “Sweet Caroline,” “America,” and “Cracklin’ Rosie.”

The design team for A Beautiful Noise on Broadway features scenic designer David Rockwell, costume designer Emilio Sosa, lighting designer Kevin Adams, sound designer Jessica Paz, and hair and wig designer Luc Verschueren. The production has music supervision and arrangements by Sonny Paladino, incidental music and dance music arrangements by Brian Usifer, vocal design by AnnMarie Milazzo, and orchestrations by Bob Gaudio, Paladino, and Usifer.

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