The Osmonds, as a musical

Published: 8 November 2020
Reporter: David Upton

The Osmonds in their heyday Credit: Getty Images

The Osmonds: A New Musical plans its world première at London’s New Wimbledon Theatre next August, as part of a UK and Ireland Tour, which will run to April 2022.

With a story by Jay Osmond, it tells the true story of the five brothers from Utah who were pushed into the spotlight as children and went on to smash hits, decade after decade.

Jay explained, “I’ve wanted to tell my story for such a long time and the opportunity to create this ‘living autobiography’, seemed the perfect way to do so. I guess I want to do this now to try to spread a little bit of that joy. I guess that is in the Osmonds' DNA.”

The musical features a list of 1970s anthems, including "One Bad Apple", "Down by the Lazy River", "Crazy Horses", "Let Me In", "Love Me for a Reason", "(We’re) Having a Party", "Puppy Love", "Long Haired Lover From Liverpool", "Paper Roses" and more.