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Tam Mutu, Kelli Barrett, and More Preview Broadway's Romantic New Musical Doctor Zhivago

The cast offered a concert of songs from the show at Celsius at Bryant Park.

Doctor Zhivago stars Tam Mutu (left) and Kelli Barrett (right) pose with composer Lucy Simon (center) at a press preview concert of the new musical.
(© David Gordon)

The stars of the new Broadway musical Doctor Zhivago offered a preview of the show and a concert of its score at Celsius at Bryant Park on February 24. The production begins performances March 27 at the Broadway Theatre, with opening night to follow on April 21.

Tam Mutu and Kelli Barrett take on the romantic leading roles of Yurii Zhivago and Lara Guishar in the musical, which is directed by Des McAnuff and choreographed by Kelly Devine. Doctor Zhivago is adapted from Boris Pasternak's novel of the same title by Michael Weller (book), Lucy Simon (music), and Michael Korie and Amy Powers (lyrics). Set amid World War I and the Russian Revolution, the musical tells the story of a political idealist who must choose between his devoted wife and his mysterious lover while competing for the latter's affection with revolutionaries and aristocrats to win her heart. It premiered at the La Jolla Playhouse in 2006 before opening in 2011 at the Lyric Theatre in Sydney, Australia.

Tom Hewitt, Paul Nolan, and Lora Lee Gayer complete the principal company. The remaining cast is made up of Jacqueline Antaramian, Jamie Jackson, Heather Botts, Wendi Bergamini, Melody Butiu, Josh Canfield, Julian Cihi, Briana Carlson-Goodman, Bradley Dean, Michael Brian Dunn, Drew Foster, Kira Guloien, Robert Hager, Ericka Hunter, Denis Lambert, David McDonald, Joseph Medeiros, Pilar Millhollen, Gary Milner, Spencer Moses, Julius Sermonia, Jacob L. Smith, Jesse Wildman, Sophia Gennusa, Jonah Halperin, Ava-Riley Miles, and Ashley Brooke.

Check out photos from the preview concert in the gallery below.

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