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 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 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 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 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
See it if The music is good, the lyrics inventive, the story original... different than the movie. The actors are so talented!
Don't see it if The weakness of the opening number will put you off for the rest of the very strong show.
See it if Saw this opening week and feel that the critics and audiences didn't really give it the chance it deserved. It's a big story, edited well.
Don't see it if You didn't see the movie, know nothing about history, want cheery musicals, expect "Lara's Theme" played throughout.
See it if I always look deep into the acting...thr characters and it grabbed me. It was phenomenal.
Don't see it if If you are not visually motivated and see beyond the darkness of it.