Bryan, a founding member and keyboardist of the classic rock band Bon Jovi, is the Tony Award-winning composer and lyricist of the 2009 Broadway musical Memphis. He and frequent collaborator Joe Dipietro co-wrote Memphis, as well as the lyrics for Diana (Dipietro wrote the musical’s book).
Diana begins previews Dec. 1 at Broadway’s Longacre Theater, with an opening night on Dec. 16. A special presentation of the musical is scheduled to air on Netflix Friday, October 1.
In addition to Memphis – which won Tony Awards for Best Musical, Best Score and Best Orchestrations and was subsequently developed for a 2011 film by producer Molly Smith and Black Label Media – Bryan and Dipietro also wrote the 2008 Off Broadway musical The Toxic Avenger. Upcoming from Bryan