Doctor Zhivago: Musical Info & Synopsis


Doctor Zhivago follows the life of Yurii Zhivago, a physician and poet, and his tumultuous love affair with Lara Guishar. As the landscape of Russia undergoes radical transformations, Yuri and Lara’s love story weaves through the chaos, encompassing passion, sacrifice, and the enduring power of love. Doctor Zhivago is an emotionally charged musical that explores the impact of historical events on individual lives.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Contemporary (2011)

Cast Size: 20+

Genre: Drama

Setting: 1910s, 1920s, 1930s / Russia

Creative Team

Music: Lucy Simon

Lyrics: Michael Korie, Amy Powers

Book: Michael Weller

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (2015)➝


Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝

Sheet Music: Sheet Music Direct➝


2010s, Based on a Book, Dramatic, War

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