Broadway’s ‘Obsessed’ Musical: A Journey into the Life of Diane Warren

As the lights of Broadway prepare to shine once more, anticipation is building for a groundbreaking new musical that promises to captivate audiences with the extraordinary story of Grammy, Emmy, and Academy Award-winning songwriter Diane Warren. Titled “Obsessed,” the musical will offer a glimpse into the life and career of the iconic songwriter whose chart-topping hits have become synonymous with the biggest names in music.

Under the direction and production of Michael Cohl and Irit TenHengel, “Obsessed” has officially commenced production, marking a significant milestone in the journey to bring Warren’s story to the stage. With licensing deals secured for Warren’s most beloved songs, including recent hits like Taylor Swift’s “Say Don’t Go,” the musical is set to feature a stellar lineup of Warren’s timeless classics.

The journey to bring “Obsessed” to Broadway began with a successful developmental workshop in New York City last year, helmed by director Kathleen Marshall and featuring a compelling book by Tony Award-winner Joe DiPietro. Buoyed by the workshop’s success, Cohl and TenHengel joined forces to produce the musical, setting the stage for an unforgettable theatrical experience.

At the heart of “Obsessed” lies the remarkable story of Diane Warren, a rebel with a passion for songwriting that defied convention and led to unparalleled creative success. From her early struggles with Asperger’s Syndrome to her meteoric rise in the music industry, Warren’s journey is one of determination, perseverance, and unwavering dedication to her craft.