A new musical adaptation of the 1958 Nobel Prize-winning novel about an epic romance set against the backdrop of the Russian revolution. More…
Dr. Zhivago is the story of a political idealist, physician and poet who is tossed by the tides of history, torn between a life with his devoted wife, Tonia, and the passionate and mysterious Lara. Zhivago competes for Lara's affections with the young revolutionary Pasha and the aristocrat Viktor.
See it if you are a fan of the story and want to remember it.
Don't see it if weird staging choices. Plot is contrived and character development is not done well.
See it if you are a fan of the movie. This show was not nearly as bad as everyone said. I was entertained and not bored, so that's a partial win.
Don't see it if You don't like the movie or stories of war and relationships.
See it if You love big, epic musicals, no matter how iffy the material.
Don't see it if You have extremely fond memories of the movie and are expecting something on par.
See it if you loved the film. This is that, with music, and Kelli Barrett and Paul Alexander Nolan giving great performances.
Don't see it if you want a musical staging of the film to add something new or at least enhance our understanding of the story; this uneven effort doesn't.
See it if you are a fan of any of the great cast or you must see the classic story.
Don't see it if are expecting a wonderful musical with big memorable musical numbers.
See it if you like a show with a intriguing first act, and don't care if the second act throws it all away.
Don't see it if you are looking for a show with songs you'll walk away humming. I can't name a single song from this show.
See it if you like epic stories on a big stage
Don't see it if you get overwhelmed at large productions that are urgent, fast paced and always in motion. Snow??
See it if You know the classic movie and want to see a different take on it.
Don't see it if You are looking for a replica of the splendor of the film (visually), and if you are annoyed by poor choices of staging.
See it if you want to hear a great Lucy Simon score sung passionately. Paul Nolan. Beautiful costumes.
Don't see it if The leads unfortunately lacked chemistry. Zhivago was more compelling in his solo songs which made him seem self-involved. Bad projections!
See it if you are a fan of the book and movie; beautiful costumes; poor script and music
Don't see it if violence on stage bothers you (blood splats from gun shots); you expect a well put together story of epic proportion;
See it if This closed WAY TOO EARLY! It got a bad rep. When I went, it was fab! A little slow, but so was the movie and the mini series.
Don't see it if Haters gonna hate. You should have seen it.
See it if you're ready for beautiful sets and costumes! Cast delivers the material well, but the material doesn't always live up to their talents.
Don't see it if you're looking on a fresh take on the classic - this is traditional in a big way. No one left the theater humming the forgettable music
See it if You like a great story. The costumes and the set is amazing. Very touching and heartfelt. Loved everything.
Don't see it if Don't care for on old classic.
See it if You like big staged theater, beautiful costuming, love stories, old school stories
Don't see it if You hate musicals. I dislike most musicals, but enjoyed this. If you dislike bright lights or it bothers you. You hate romantic stories.
See it if You like epic stories full of action and romance. Very similar in style to Les Miserable
Don't see it if You don't like epic stories with a lot of subplots