BREAKING NEWS: The highly anticipated musical adaptation of the best-selling novel The Notebook is officially heading for Broadway!!! But first, it will have a WORLD PREMIERE Pre-Broadway tryout in the Windy City of Chicago beginning Spring 2022. It’s set to debut at the Chicago Shakespeare Theater from March 15th-April 24th, 2022.
As previously mentioned 2 years ago, THE NOTEBOOK musical will feature an original score by Award winning singer-songwriter Ingrid Michaelson (marking her Broadway composer debut after previously acting in Natasha, Pierre, and The Great Comet of 1812). It will also have a book by This Is Us writer Bekah Brunstetter
The production will be co-directed by….
It will also feature musical direction by Carmel Dean (If/Then and American Idiot)
choreography by Katie Spelman (Off Broadway’s Joan of Arc).
THE NOTEBOOK tells the romantic story of a poor young man and a wealthy young woman who fall in love but are separate due to their differences in the 1940’s during World War II. The novel was released in 1996 becoming a best-seller. It also became success as an acclaimed film released in 2004 starring Rachel McAdams and Ryan Gosling.
Who is excited?!!!