Musical Featuring Songs of Huey Lewis and The News is Coming to Broadway
A new musical is going to be rocking out on Broadway very soon! The Heart of Rock and Roll is a musical featuring the hit songs of Huey Lewis and The News, who rose to fame in the 1980s. The musical centers around a few thirty-somethings who discover they may want something different out of life after meeting each other. The songs are infused throughout to move the storyline along.
Some of the Huey Lewis and The News songs featured in the musical are “The Power of Love,” “Workin’ For A Livin’,” “Stuck With You,” and “If This Is It.” Lewis shared his excitement about working on the show and seeing his songs come to life in a new way.
He shared, “Working on our show has been so gratifying. I’ve always been a storyteller, and it’s a thrill to see my songs woven together in service of a fantastic, new story. That it will all take place on the world’s most prestigious stage – Broadway – just makes the ride that much sweeter.”
Producer Hunter Arnold added, “Huey Lewis’s song catalogue is not just music – it’s a powerful bridge to an era when our hearts danced freely, love knew no bounds, and every moment was a celebration of life. This show is more than nostalgia; it is remedy for our age of anxiety and a joyful gift to Broadway audiences.”
Previews for The Heart of Rock and Roll begin on March 29, 2024, and opening night is April 22, 2024. As of now, the casting has not yet been announced.