Doctor Zhivago – A New Musical is a 2011 musical composed by Lucy Simon, lyrics by Michael Korie and Amy Powers, book by Michael Weller; it is based on Boris Pasternak's 1957 novel Doctor Zhivago.
Doctor Zhivago is an epic romance set during the final days of Czarist Russia, the First World War, and the chaos of the Russian revolution. Raised as an aristocrat, Zhivago is a political idealist, physician, and poet who is torn between a life with his devoted wife, Tonia Gromeko, and the passionate and mysterious Lara Guishar. Zhivago is not alone in his yearnings for Lara, competing for her affections with the young revolutionary Pasha Antipov and the aristocrat Viktor Komarovsky.
Broadway production 2015
Doctor Zhivago the Musical Lyrics