First Look: World Premiere of ‘Almost Famous’ Musical at The Old Globe

The World Premiere of "Almost Famous" the musical is officially running at San Diego's The Old Globe.

The new musical, with book and lyrics by Academy Award Winner and San Diego native Cameron Crowe, follows the story of aspiring 15-year-old music journalist William Miller in San Diego, 1973. Original music and lyrics are written by Pulitzer Prize and two-time Tony Award winner Tom Kitt, known for his work on "Next to Normal," "American Idiot" and "The SpongeBob SquarePants Musical."

Before you check out the new musical, take a look at these production photos for a sneak peek at the production - before it heads to Broadway.

The musical runs from Sept. 13 to Oct. 27, 2019.

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(from left) Colin Donnell as Russell Hammond and Casey Likes as William Miller. Almost Famous, a world-premiere musical with book and lyrics by Cameron Crowe, based on the Paramount Pictures and Columbia Pictures motion picture written by Cameron Crowe, directed by Jeremy Herrin, with original music and lyrics by Tom Kitt, runs September 13 – October 27, 2019 at The Old Globe. Photo by Neal Preston.
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The cast of Almost Famous. Almost Famous, a world-premiere musical with book and lyrics by Cameron Crowe, based on the Paramount Pictures and Columbia Pictures motion picture written by Cameron Crowe, directed by Jeremy Herrin, with original music and lyrics by Tom Kitt, runs September 13 – October 27, 2019 at The Old Globe. Photo by Neal Preston.
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Casey Likes as William Miller. Almost Famous, a world-premiere musical with book and lyrics by Cameron Crowe, based on the Paramount Pictures and Columbia Pictures motion picture written by Cameron Crowe, directed by Jeremy Herrin, with original music and lyrics by Tom Kitt, runs September 13 – October 27, 2019 at The Old Globe. Photo by Neal Preston.
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(from left) Drew Gehling as Jeff Bebe and Colin Donnell as Russell Hammond. Almost Famous, a world-premiere musical with book and lyrics by Cameron Crowe, based on the Paramount Pictures and Columbia Pictures motion picture written by Cameron Crowe, directed by Jeremy Herrin, with original music and lyrics by Tom Kitt, runs September 13 – October 27, 2019 at The Old Globe. Photo by Neal Preston.
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(from left) Katie Ladner as Sapphire, Solea Pfeiffer as Penny Lane, Casey Likes as William Miller, Julia Cassandra as Estrella, and Storm Lever as Polexia. Almost Famous, a world-premiere musical with book and lyrics by Cameron Crowe, based on the Paramount Pictures and Columbia Pictures Motion Picture written by Cameron Crowe; directed by Jeremy Herrin, with original music and lyrics by Tom Kitt; runs September 13 – October 27, 2019 at The Old Globe. Photo by Neal Preston.
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