'Almost Famous' World Premiere Extends One Week

The world premiere of Cameron Crowe's new musical Almost Famous has extended its run at San Diego's Old Globe by one week!

The production was originally scheduled to run through October 20, but will now be extended to October 27. Almost Famous begins previews on September 13 with an opening night on September 17.

Previously announced, the cast features Colin Donnell as Russell Hammond, Casey Likes as William Miller, Solea Pteiffer as Penny Lane, Drew Gehling as Jeff Bebe as well as 2019 Jimmy Award finalist Casey Likes, Drew Gehling, Tony nominee Anika Larsen, Rob Colletti, Matt Bittner, Chad Burris, Gerard Canonico, Julia Cassandra, Brandon Contreras, Sam Gravitte, Katie Ladner, Storm Lever, Emily Schultheis, Daniel Sovich, Libby Winters, Matthew C. Yee and Van Hughes.

The 1973-set musical is based off of 2000 hit movie. It follows the chronicles of unabashed 15-year-old music fan William (Likes). When he lands an assignment from Rolling Stone to interview up-and-coming band Stillwater—fronted by lead guitarist Russell Hammond (Donnell) and singer Jeff Bebe (Gehling)—William heads out on tour with the band.

For tickets visit The Globe's official website.

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