Doctor Zhivago – A New Musical
Elise appeared in the World Premiere Production of Boris Pasternak’s 20th Century Russian masterpiece, Doctor Zhivago – A New Musical opening at the Sydney Lyric Theatre in February 2011.
Starring Australian Theatre legend Anthony Warlow as Doctor Yuri Zhivago, it tells the epic story of a man divided against himself: on the one hand a dedicated husband, father and healer; on the other a poet, dreamer and sensualist, all set during the final glory days of Czarist Russia through the chaos and upheaval of the Russian Revolution into an unprecedented tyranny under a heartless new political regime. Doctor Zhivago went on to Open on Broadway in 2015.
Featuring music by Lucy Simon, Lyrics by Michael Korie and Amy Powers and book by Michael Weller, Doctor Zhivago was directed by Des McAnuff (Jersey Boys), Choreographed by Kelly Devine (Rock of Ages) and Musically Directed by Kellie Dickerson.