Broadway star Will Swenson talks playing Neil Diamond in new musical

Swenson and the cast of “A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical on Broadway” treat us to a special performance.
4:13 | 12/08/22

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Transcript for Broadway star Will Swenson talks playing Neil Diamond in new musical
♪ SWEET CAROLINE ♪ ♪ SWEET CAROLINE ♪ ♪ SO GOOD SO GOOD SO GOOD ♪ ♪ SWEET CAROLINE ♪ >> WELCOME BACK. THAT WAS THE CAST OF "A BEAUTIFUL NOISE: THE KNEEL DIAMOND MUSICAL" PERFORMING EVERYONE'S FAVORITE "SWEET CAROLINE." IT'S A CLASSIC. >> IT IS A CLASSIC. ONCE YOU GET IT IN YOUR HEAD, YOU CAN'T GET IT OUT. YOU'RE SINGING IT ALL DAY LONG. AND BROADWAY HAS NEVER BEEN SO GOOD WITH THIS HIT NEW SHOW WHO HAS EVERYONE SINGING ALONG. WILL JOINS US TO TELL US ABOUT THE SPECIAL TREAT. YOU GREW UP LISTENING TO YOUR DAD'S A-TRACKS. DOESN'T SAY ANYTHING ABOUT YOUR AGE. HOW DID YOU LEARN TO PLAY THIS ROLE? NOW YOU'RE ON BROADWAY. >> I MEAN, I FEEL LIKE I'VE BEEN PREPARING FOR MY WHOLE LIFE BECAUSE THE SONGS WERE IN MY DNA. IT WAS ON A LOOP IN MY HOUSE, SO I KNEW EVERY SONG BEFORE WE EVEN STARTED THIS. >> THANK YOU SO MUCH, WILL. "A BEAUTIFUL NOISE: THE NEIL DIAMOND MUSICAL" IS PLAYING NOW. HERE IS WILL SWENSON ALONG WITH THE CAST PERFORMING. >> READY? ALL RIGHT. ♪ CRACKLING ROW ZI GET ON BOARD ♪ ♪ WE'RE GONNA RIDE TILL THERE AIN'T NO MORE TO GO ♪ ♪ TAKING IT SLOW ♪ ♪ AND LORD DON'T YOU KNOW ♪ ♪ HAVE ME A TIME WITH POOR MAN'S LADY ♪ ♪ HITCHING ON A TWILIGHT TRAIN ♪ ♪ AIN'T NOTHING HERE THAT I CARE TO TAKE ALONG ♪ ♪ MAYBE A SONG TO SING WHEN I WANT ♪ ♪ DON'T NEED TO SAY PLEASE TO NO MAN FOR A HAPPY TUNE ♪ ♪ OH, I LOVE MY ROW ZI CHILD ♪ ♪ YOU'VE GOT THE WAY TO MAKE ME HAPPY ♪ ♪ YOU AND ME WE GO IN STYLE ♪ ♪ CRACKLING ROSE, YOU'RE A STORE BOUGHT WOMAN ♪ ♪ BUT YOU MAKE ME SING LIKE A GUITAR HUMMING ♪ ♪ SO HANG ON TO ME GIRL OUR SONG KEEPS RUNNING ON ♪ ♪ PLAY IT NOW ♪ ♪ PLAY IT NOW ♪ ♪ PLAY IT NOW BY BABY ♪ ♪ CRACKLING ROSIE MAKES ME SMILE ♪ ♪ GIRL IF IT LASTS FOR AN HOUR THAT'S ALL RIGHT ♪ ♪ CAUSE WE GOT ALL NIGHT TO SET THE WORLD RIGHT ♪ ♪ FIND US A DREAM THAT DON'T ASK NO QUESTIONS ♪ ♪ YEAH ♪ ♪ OH, LOVE MY ROSIE CHILD ♪ ♪ YOU GOT THE WAY TO MAKE ME HAPPY ♪ ♪ YOU AND ME WE GO IN STYLE ♪ ♪ CRACKLING ROSE YOU'RE A STORE BOUGHT WOMAN ♪ ♪ BUT YOU MAKE ME SING LIKE A GUITAR HUMMING ♪ ♪ SO HANG ON TO ME GIRL ♪ ♪ OUR SONG KEEPS RUNNING ON ♪ ♪ PLAY IT NOW PLAY IT NOW ♪ ♪ PLAY IT NOW MY BABY ♪ ♪ CRACKLING ROSIE MAKE ME SMILE ♪ ♪ GIRL IF IT LASTS FOR AN HOUR THAT'S ALL RIGHT ♪ ♪ CAUSE WE GOT ALL NIGHT TO SET THE WORLD RIGHT ♪ ♪ FIND US A DREAM THAT DON'T ASK NO QUESTIONS ♪ ♪ YEAH ♪ >> AWESOME. >> SO GOOD. >> I WISH I WAS ON BROADWAY NOW,

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