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'Diana': Musical Based On The Life Of 'The Princess of Hearts' Is Headed For Broadway

Lady Diana in 1983 at her marriage.
August 13, 2019 - 11:00 / Sarah Schulz

A new musical depicting the late Princess Diana's royal romance will be heading to Broadway in 2020. The show has previously run earlier this year and now has an opening date set for March 31, 2020 in New York. 

An announcement of a new musical that will be about Lady Diana's royal romance will be heading to Broadway in New York City with performances beginning on March 2, 2020 and an official opening date set for March 31, 2020. The show will be performed at New York's Longacre Theatre.

A Broadway Musical About Princess Diana 

Broadway star Jeanna de Waal who is known for her roles in Kinky Boots and American Idiot will play Princess Diana alongside Roe Hartrampf, who will play Prince Charles. They have both originated the roles previously at La Jolla Playhouse in San Diego

Jeanna DeWaal attends the 2018 Only Make Believe Gala at The Schoenfeld Theatre on November 5, 2018 in New York City.

Tony Award-winning director, Christopher Ashley will continue to lead the project on Broadway. It is written by Tony Award-winning writers Joe DiPietro and David Bryan and it tells the story of the "late Princess of Wales' life during her marriage to Prince Charles, as well as their eventual divorce," according to Entertainment Weekly