The Notebook (Broadway)
Open run 2h 5m
The Notebook (Broadway)
88

The Notebook (Broadway) NYC Reviews and Tickets

88%
(674 Ratings)
Positive
90%
Mixed
6%
Negative
4%
Members say
Absorbing, Romantic, Great singing, Entertaining, Enchanting

About the Show

This new musical adapts Nicholas Sparks' novel about enduring love, with music by Ingrid Michaelson.

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Show-Score Member Reviews (274)

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291 Reviews | 85 Followers
100
Great writing, Great staging, Great singing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if Having not seen the film this musical blew me away! It was incredibly heartfelt & romantic. Loved the casting. Strong score by Michaelson.

Don't see it if You aren’t game for a deeply touching story that will certainly make you cry! Incredible storytelling not to be missed. Quite beautiful!

159 Reviews | 17 Followers
98
Masterful, Great writing, Great staging, Great acting, Great singing

See it if You’re into musical theatre, and wish to see one of the best out there. Whether you’re familiar with the film or not, this is a top show.

Don't see it if You’re not into getting emotional in the theatre, be warned, this is a real tearjerker.

54 Reviews | 21 Followers
96
Resonant, Must see, Great staging, Great acting, Great singing

See it if You want to see a show with great acting and amazing set design

Don't see it if You are not a fan of sad stories Read more

280 Reviews | 121 Followers
95
Absorbing, Enchanting, Great singing, Must see, Entertaining

See it if Run to see this show!!! Even if you haven't read the book or saw movie. It was one of best musicals that I have seen this season.

Don't see it if If you don't like musicals.

52 Reviews | 3 Followers
95
Must see, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if you want a beautiful, sad and thoughtful musical. You arent afraid to cry in the theater

Don't see it if you want a direct translation of the movie Read more

88 Reviews | 8 Followers
94
Must see, Great staging, Great singing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you like to see things you haven't yet seen on broadway

Don't see it if you don't like a love story

431 Reviews | 53 Followers
94
Resonant, Profound, Great staging, Great singing, Enchanting

See it if Always skipped the film; glad I did as I went in without any expectations.Beyond the performances, the prod is a fascinating in design/exec.

Don't see it if Had I not seen it, I would have missed post-show performance by Ingrid Michaelson … lesson, don’t skip.

177 Reviews | 35 Followers
94
Exquisite, Absorbing, Great acting, Great staging, Intelligent

See it if You want to see a fantastic new musical. One of the best I’ve seen.This really moved me. Don’t forget to bring tissues.

Don't see it if You don’t like musicals that focus on real life situations. This is something you won’t soon forget.

Critic Reviews (18)

The New York Times
March 14th, 2024

"Love is powerful. Dementia is sad. The result can be heartbreaking."
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Time Out New York
March 14th, 2024

"As much as I rolled my eyes at The Notebook, I can’t deny that they sometimes welled up."
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New York Theatre Guide
March 14th, 2024

"a trip down memory lane on stage and off"
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New York Magazine / Vulture
March 14th, 2024

"The Notebook’s songs at times barely make lyrical sense."
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The Wall Street Journal
March 14th, 2024

"The musical moves the story forward in time. "
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Variety
March 14th, 2024

"...awash in sentimentality and drenched in wistful longings and wish fulfillment."
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New York Post
March 14th, 2024

"...the alterations dull its punch and turn it into a wispy memory play"
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Entertainment Weekly
March 14th, 2024

"The Notebook is leaping off the page and onto the stage...its finest adaptation yet."
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