Amazing grace, How sweet the sound, That saved a wretch like me! I once was lost, but now am found; Was blind, but now I see....
AMAZING GRACE is an original touring Broadway musical based on the awe-inspiring true story behind the world’s most beloved song. A captivating tale of romance, rebellion and redemption, this radiant production follows one man whose incredible journey ignited a historic wave of change. Amazing Grace features music and lyrics by Christopher Smith and a book by Smith & Arthur Giron with a cast of 30 singers, dancers, actors and orchestra musicians. The musical is based loosely on the life of John Newton, an English slave trader who later became an Anglican priest and eventually an abolitionist who wrote many evocative hymns, including “Amazing Grace.”
“AMAZING GRACE IS HAVING A NATIONAL MOMENT. The timing of this sweeping and inspirational new Broadway musical couldn’t be better. The staging is superb, with moments of genuine astonishment. As spectacular as anything on Broadway, AMAZING GRACE tells the story of how the song came to be, and ELICITS WIDESPREAD GASPS & CHEERING FROM THE AUDIENCE!”
— The Washington Post
“IT BROUGHT TEARS TO MY EYES.”
— Chicago Tribune
“ONE OF THE BEST-LOOKING MUSICALS TO REACH NEW YORK IN RECENT SEASONS.”
— The Wall Street Journal