Introducing The Notebook: Broadway's Newest Musical Sensation
Francis Page Jr. | 2/9/2024, 2:06 p.m.
Excitement fills the air as Broadway prepares to welcome the much-anticipated musical adaptation of the beloved novel and film, The Notebook. With previews set to begin tomorrow, February 10, and the grand opening scheduled for Thursday, March 14 at the prestigious Schoenfeld Theatre in New York City, theater enthusiasts are eagerly anticipating this heartwarming production.
The new cast portraits for The Notebook have been unveiled, offering a glimpse into the world of this enchanting love story. Tony Award®-winner Maryann Plunkett takes on the role of Older Allie, alongside the talented Dorian Harewood as Older Noah. Joy Woods and Ryan Vasquez portray Middle Allie and Middle Noah, while Jordan Tyson and John Cardoza captivate audiences as Younger Allie and Younger Noah, respectively. Andréa Burns shines as Mother/Nurse Lori, with a stellar supporting cast bringing various roles to life, including Yassmin Alers, Alex Benoit, Chase Del Rey, and many more.
Produced by Kevin McCollum and Kurt Deutsch, The Notebook boasts an impressive creative team. Multi-platinum singer-songwriter Ingrid Michaelson lends her musical talents with captivating music and lyrics, while playwright Bekah Brunstetter weaves a compelling narrative as the book writer. Acclaimed directors Michael Greif and Schele Williams lead the production, with choreography by Katie Spelman.
The musical follows the timeless love story of Allie and Noah, who defy the odds to pursue a love that transcends time and circumstance. Set against the backdrop of different worlds and challenges, The Notebook celebrates the enduring power of love and the resilience of the human spirit.
After a successful world premiere engagement at Chicago Shakespeare Theater, The Notebook received rave reviews from critics and audiences alike. Chris Jones of the Chicago Tribune hailed it as "absolutely gorgeous - not to be missed," while Steven Oxman of the Chicago Sun-Times praised it as "superb – a stage musical for the ages."
Featuring stunning scenic design by David Zinn and Brett J. Banakis, exquisite costume design by Paloma Young, and immersive lighting and sound design, The Notebook promises to be a visual and auditory feast for theatergoers. With a talented cast, captivating storyline, and exceptional production values, The Notebook is poised to captivate Broadway audiences and become a timeless classic.
For more information and ticket bookings, visit www.NotebookMusical.com. Don't miss your chance to experience the magic of The Notebook live on stage!