‘The Last Goodbye,’ A ‘Romeo & Juliet’ Set To Jeff Buckley’s Music, To Debut

The Last Goodbye, a Romeo And Juliet musical retelling set to the songs of the late Jeff Buckley, will debut in New York in the coming year.

Buckley died in a drowning accident in 1997 at the age of 30.

Broadway director Alex Timbers is at work on The Last Goodbye, which will be workshopped in the coming months. According to the Guardian UK, the musical will include some of Buckley’s most forlorn love songs including Lover, You Should Have Come Over and Eternal Life.

The Last Goodbye wouldn’t be the only Buckley project out there: Gossip Girl star Penn Badgeley recently filmed Greetings From Tim Buckley, a biopic of the singer, which is yet to be released, and yet another biopic stars Reeve Carney from the Broadway show Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark. Supposedly a third Buckley biopic is afoot, too.

It’s unclear when all these films will come out, but I think we can agree there is a veritable Jeff Buckley resurgance upon us.

Contact the author of this post at Jessica.Wakeman@Gmail.com. Follow me on Twitter.