Diana: The Musical lights the world globally on Netflix this October

Diana The Musical  Jeanna de Waal stars as DianaCelebrate the life and enduring legacy of Princess Diana live from the Broadway stage in this first-of-its-kind musical premiere event. Diana: The Musical will make its global debut as a special presentation on Netflix on Friday 1 October before hitting the Broadway stage in November.

Diana: The Musical tells the story of one of the most beloved women of modern times. Engaged to a prince she barely knows, 19-year-old Diana Spencer is thrust onto the world stage and, overnight, becomes the most famous woman in the world.

As she struggles to navigate her way within the rigid structure of the royal family, Princess Diana finds herself trapped in a loveless marriage, eventually finding her voice by devoting herself to those in need.

Forced to endure a media spotlight brighter than the world has ever known, Princess Diana defies all expectations to emerge as her own woman and create a legacy that will endure forever.

Directed by Tony Award® winner Christopher Ashley (Come From Away) and choreographed by Olivier Award winner Kelly Devine (Come From Away), the musical features a book and lyrics by Tony Award® winner Joe DiPietro, music and lyrics by Tony Award® winner David Bryan, and musical supervision and arrangements by Olivier Award® winner Ian Eisendrath.

Filmed in 2020, the performances by an extraordinary company that includes Jeanna de Waal (Kinky Boots, American Idiot) as Diana; Roe Hartrampf (Emily in Paris), making his Broadway debut as Prince Charles; Theatre World Award winner Erin Davie as Camilla Parker Bowles; and two-time Tony Award® winner Judy Kaye playing the role of Queen Elizabeth.

Diana: The Musical will stream on Netflix from 1 October. For more information, visit: www.netflix.com for details. Checkout the trailer here!

Image: Jeanna de Waal stars as Diana in Diana: The Musical – photo by Murphy Made [Matthew Murphy & Evan Zimmerman]