doctor zhivago the musical

Oh, how one wishes sometimes to escape from the meaningless dullness of human eloquence, from all those sublime phrases, to take refuge in nature, apparently so inarticulate, or in the wordlessness of long, grinding labor, of sound sleep, of true music, or of a human understanding rendered speechless by emotion!
—  Boris Pasternak, Doctor Zhivago
Every musical set in Imperial Russia ever, categorized

1. Complicated Russian Novels

- Anna Karenina (1981)

- Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812 (2012)

- Dr. Zhivago (2014)

2. Set During/referencing the Reign of Nicholas II

-Fiddler on the Roof (1964)

-Anya (1965)

- The Anastasia Affaire (1998)

- Beardo (2011)

- Anastasia (2016)

3. By Dave Malloy

- Beardo (2011)

- Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812 (2012)

-Preludes (2015)

4. With a Rachmoninoff-based Score

-Anya (1965)

- The Anastasia Affaire (1998)

-Preludes (2015)

5. Ashkon Davaran Has No Chill

- Beardo (2011)

- Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812 (2013, when he replaced Paul Pinto as Balaga)

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g-lindas’ favorite musicals | Doctor Zhivago

In your eyes, I saw the starlight / Like a beacon, never dimming. In your arms, I was forgiven / Lifted higher, borne on you. You were always there beyond the dark / Lighting my existence. You, my answered prayer / My midnight sun glowing in the distance / Daring me to dream blazing from afar. One star to guide me through / 'Til I was here on the edge of time with you / 

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Now - Doctor Zhivago: A New Musical
Performed by Anthony Warlow and Lucy Maunder

This show closes in Brisbane tomorrow, and with the soundtrack cancelled and the transfer to London no longer happening, it is likely that this is the last we will see of the show for some time. The only professional recordings of the show are this two track promotional CD. I think it is such a shame that this musical isn’t going to be seen by a larger audience, because it was amazing and I think that the music is flawless.

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Doctor Zhivago opens tonight at the Broadway Theatre!

The musical based on the 1957 novel by Boris Pasternak, features music by Lucy Simon, lyrics Michael Korie and Amy Powers, book by Michael Weller and is directed by Des McAnuff. The cast includes Tam Mutu, Kelli BarrettPaul Alexander NolanTom Hewitt and Lora Lee Gayer

Previews started on March 27.

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On The Edge Of Time - Doctor Zhivago: A New Musical
Performed by Anthony Warlow and Lucy Maunder

This show closes in Brisbane tomorrow, and with the soundtrack cancelled and the transfer to London no longer happening, it is likely that this is the last we will see of the show for some time. The only professional recordings of the show are this two track promotional CD. I think it is such a shame that this musical isn’t going to be seen by a larger audience, because it was amazing and I think that the music is flawless.

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Tuukka Leppänen performing the song Kunnian mies from Helsingin kaupunginteatteri’s production of Doctor Zhivago the Musical.

Tuukka Leppänen, Anna-Maija Tuokko and Antti Timonen in a promo photo for Helsingin kaupunginteatteri’s upcoming production of Doctor Zhivago the musical.

Photo by Mirka Kleemola & Jani Forsberg / Imagenary Oy.

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The song “Rakkauden virta” from Helsingin kaupunginteatteri’s production of Doctor Zhivago the Musical.