DOCTOR ZHIVAGO 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, Tom Hewitt (Rocky Horror Show) as the cynical bourgeois magistrate Viktor Komarovsky, Paul Alexander Nolan
g suits the material, with Tam Mutu and Kelli Barrett giving facelessly glossy performances as Yurii Zhivago, the doctor-poet whose prerevolutionary world is torn to shreds by Lenin, and Lara, the woman whom he loves madly, irrationally, infinitely (Pasternaks words, not Mr. Wellers).
Date: Apr 22, 2015
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Before anyone gets the idea that Doctor Zhivago is the Moose Murders of musicals, the show is not fun in a so-bad-its-good sort of way, although Kelli Barretts chipper Laura offers a few moments of unintended levity. The ponderness of the material and Des McAnuffs direction make the two hours
Date: Apr 21, 2015
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on the physician-poet Yuri Zhivago (Tam Mutu, Jonah Halperin when young), heir to a lost fortune, who marries childhood sweetheart Tonia Gromeko (Lora Lee Gayer, Ava-Riley Miles when young) but strays from her during the plot's sturming and dranging with poverty-stricken Lara Guishar (Kelli Barrett
priest are for Yurii Zhivago (Tam Mutu, who appeared in the West End production of Les Miz), a dedicated doctor and a great poet. The chief mourner is his beloved Lara (Kelli Barrett, in incongruously robust voice for that dainty princess), who flashes back on another funeral, decades in the past.
That's when he fatefully spies the enigmatic, the beautiful, the doomed and glorious Lara (Kelli Barrett). She attempts to kill the oily Victor Komarovsky (Tom Hewitt), a hateful manipulator who preyed first on Lara's mother and then Lara herself (not to mention sucking the life out of Zhivago's fat
A spirited Lara, Kelli Barrett shows off an impressive, wide-ranging voice. A young woman who dives into life's pleasures and gazes fearlessly at its sorrows, she's cool-headed and quick-thinking when she becomes a volunteer military nurse to look for Pasha, who has gone missing, but instead becomes