About the Musical
AMAZING GRACE is a new original musical inspired by the awe-inspiring 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.
John Newton, a willful and musically talented young Englishman, faces a future as uncertain as the turning tide. Coming of age as Britain sits atop an international empire of slavery, he finds himself torn between following in the footsteps of his father—a slave trader—or embracing the more compassionate views of his childhood sweetheart. John embarks on a perilous voyage on the high seas. When that journey finds John in his darkest hour, a transformative moment of self-reckoning inspires a blazing anthem of hope that will finally guide him home.
Brimming with emotion and adventure, AMAZING GRACE is an unforgettable musical saga that captures the spirit of history’s sweetest and most powerful sound: freedom.
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About the Pure Flix World Stage Theater
Experience movies, shows and performances in the 472-seat World Stage Theater located on Museum of the Bibles’ fifth floor, adjacent to the two-story atrium glass galley that overlooks the National Mall and U.S. Capitol. Learn more about the theater.