Broadway: Doctor Zhivago Begins Performances This Week

Broadway: <i>Doctor Zhivago</i> Begins Performances This Week

The Broadway stage adaptation of Doctor Zhivago begins previews this week at the Broadway Theater.

The musical is directed by two-time Tony Award winner Des McAnuff (Jersey Boys), with a book by Academy Award nominee Michael Weller (Ragtime), music by two-time Grammy Award winner and Tony Award nominee Lucy Simon(The Secret Garden), lyrics by Tony Award nominee Michael Korie (Grey Gardens) and Emmy Award nominee Amy Powers (Ella Enchanted), and choreography by Tony Award nominee Kelly Devine (Rocky).

Based on the highly acclaimed movie of the same name, Doctor Zhivago is an epic romance, revolving around the search for love during the final days of Czarist Russia, the First World War and the chaos of the Russian revolution.

Previews begin March 27th.

“Lara’s Theme” (or “Somewhere My Love”) from the acclaimed film was my parent’s “song.”