This Famous Montana Resident Has Inspired a New Broadway Musical
I'll never forget the day I first met one of my neighbors in the grocery store. I was dressed head to toe in camouflage, as I just finished duck hunting. As I was trying to make a decision on what coffee to brew up that morning, I heard a person ask "Any luck?" When I turned around, I could recognize the person, but I couldn't figure out where from. I told him I had a rough morning due to the weather and joked about being a terrible shot. He laughed and said he was not all that great of a shot either. We joked for a moment and that's when it dawned on me that I was talking to 80s icon Huey Lewis.
For anyone who does not know. Huey Lewis considers Stevensville, Montana his home. He moved to Stevensville during the peak of his fame in 1987. Shortly after releasing a ton of hit songs like "Power of Love" and "Heart of Rock n Roll." He has lived at his ranch on the Bitterroot River ever since.
Now, Huey Lewis has inspired a Broadway musical.
According to Deadline
The Heart of Rock and Roll, a new musical featuring the hit songs of ’80s superstars Huey Lewis and The News, is coming to Broadway this spring, with previews beginning at The James Earl Jones Theatre on Friday, March 29, 2024, ahead an opening night on Monday, April 22. Described as a “raucous rom-com,” The Heart of Rock and Roll includes such Lewis songs as the title track, “The Power of Love,” “Workin’ For A Livin’,” “Stuck With You,” and “If This Is It.”
Move over "CATS" and "Phantom of the Opera." Our neighbor has inspired something that is gonna be worth the ticket price.
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