A musical adaptation of the hit 2004 film ‘The Notebook’ is headed to Broadway. The musical was originally announced in 2019, and premiered at the Chicago Shakespeare Theater in fall 2022.
Producers announced that the new the production, which features original music and lyrics by Ingrid Michaelson, will begin previews Feb. 6 at Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre in New York, and officially open on March 14, 2024. Michaelson is known for her solo hits “The Way I Am” and “Girls Chase Boys.” According to Playbill, Michael Greif and Scheme Williams will co-direct the stage version of the romantic love story
The Notebook was initially released as a fictional novel by best-selling author Nicholas Sparks in 1996. The popular film adaptation stars Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams as lead characters Noah and Allie, and recounts their long-lasting relationship over the years. Casting for the roles of Noah, Allie, and the supporting cast is expected to begin in the coming weeks.
Tickets for the musical’s initial performance dates will be available via an exclusive pre-sale for American Express cardholders beginning September 12 through September 19. A general on-sale will begin on September 26 via NotebookMusical.com.
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