BWW TV: Behind the Scenes with the Stars of DOCTOR ZHIVAGO - Leading Lady Kelli Barrett!
DOCTOR ZHIVAGO will begin performances on Friday, March 27, 2015, and open on Tuesday, April 21, 2015, at 6:30pm, at the Broadway Theatre. Doctor Zhivago is directed by two-time Tony Award winner Des McAnuff (Jersey Boys), with a book by Academy Award nominee Michael Weller(Ragtime), music by two-time Grammy Award winner and Tony Award nominee Lucy Simon(The Secret Garden), lyrics by Tony Award nominee Michael Korie (Grey Gardens) and Emmy Award nominee Amy Powers (Ella Enchanted), and choreography by Tony Award nominee Kelly Devine (Rocky).
Below, watch the next installment in a series of "Meet the Actors" videos to learn more about leading lady Kelli Barrett!
Based on Boris Pasternak's Nobel Prize-winning 20th-century epic Russian masterpiece, the musical stars Tam Mutu (Donmar Warehouse's City of Angels) making his Broadway debut as the passionate Doctor and poet Yurii Zhivago, Kelli Barrett (Wicked) as the alluring Lara Guishar, Tony Award nominee Tom Hewitt (Rocky Horror Show) as the cynical bourgeois magistrate Viktor Komarovsky,Paul Alexander Nolan (Jesus Chris Superstar) as political radical Pasha Antipov, andLora Lee Gayer as Tonia Gromeko, Zhivago's devoted wife.
DOCTOR ZHIVAGO is an epic romance, revolving around the search for love 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 whose life is tossed by the tides of history as he is torn between a life with his devoted wife, Tonia Gromeko and the passionate and mysterious Lara Guishar. Zhivago however, is not alone in his yearnings for Lara, and must compete with both revolutionaries and aristocracy alike to win the heart of the woman he cannot live without. Doctor Zhivago celebrates the strength of love and art, in the face of political oppression and revolution.Buy Tickets to Doctor Zhivago - click here.