More than a decade after Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams starred in “The Notebook,” it will be coming to Broadway as a musical. Singer Ingrid Michaelson and “This Is Us” supervising producer Bekah Brunstetter are adapting the Nicholas Sparks tale for the stage, and Kevin McCollum and Kurt Deutsch are producing the musical in association with Sparks, according to a news release. Sparks said in a statement: “I am thrilled to work with Bekah and Ingrid in order to make ‘The Notebook’ a reality on Broadway. They are amazingly talented, and obviously, the story is near and dear to my heart.”=
“The Notebook” is a love story that chronicles one couple’s turbulent relationship, and the book by Sparks was published in 1996. The film based on the book was released in 2004 and quickly became a classic, with stars Gosling and McAdams in the main roles of Noah and Allie. James Garner and Gena Rowlands played the older versions of the characters.
No cast has been set for the show.
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