Nicholas Sparks’ romance novel turned movie is coming to Broadway! Announced by songwriter Ingrid Michaelson on The Today Show that she is composing the music for the show. Reported by People magazine, Kevin McCollum (known for Avenue Q and In the Heights) and Kurt Deutsch (known for Broadway Bound and A Few Good Men) will help produce the music. Not only that, but Bekah Brunstetter is writing the musical’s book. Brunstetter writes and produces for the NBC phenomenon This Is Us.
The 2004 movie starring Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams is the story of an older man is telling his wife the love story of Noah and Allie. His wife has dementia and cannot remember that the story is actually of her and her husband Noah who stays with her to remind her.
Here is the announcement:
— TODAY with Hoda & Jenna (@HodaAndJenna) January 3, 2019
Stay tuned for cast and production announcements.