Broadway-Bound THE NOTEBOOK Musical Announces March 2022 World Premiere at Chicago Shakespeare Theater
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….
Tony Award nominee Michael Greif (Broadway’s Dear Evan Hansen, If/Then, Next to Normal and Rent)
and
Schele Williams (previously performed on Broadway in Motown along with appearing in the original cast of Aida which set is set to direct an upcoming highly anticipated revival of that show).
It will also feature musical direction by Carmel Dean (If/Then and American Idiot)
and
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?!!!
Mike Haber
Author: Mike Haber

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