Video: John Cardoza and Jordan Tyson Sing 'Sadness and Joy' From Broadway's The Notebook Musical | Playbill

Video Video: John Cardoza and Jordan Tyson Sing 'Sadness and Joy' From Broadway's The Notebook Musical

Also, Ryan Vasquez preserves Ingrid Michaelson's "Leave the Light On" in the recording studio.

The musical adaptation of Nicholas Sparks' novel The Notebook officially opened at Broadway's Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre March 14 following previews that began February 10.

The new musical—featuring a score by singer-songwriter Ingrid Michaelson and a book by playwright Bekah Brunstetter—follows Allie and Noah, who share a lifetime of love despite forces that threaten to pull them apart. The cast is led by Jordan Tyson as Younger Allie, Joy Woods as Middle Allie, and Tony winner Maryann Plunkett as Older Allie with John Cardoza as Younger Noah, Ryan Vasquez as Middle Noah, and Dorian Harewood as Older Noah.

In the video above watch the Younger Noah and Allie, played by Cardoza and Tyson, sing "Sadness and Joy" from the new musical. In the video below, Vasquez, who plays Middle Noah, is in the recording studio to preserve "Leave the Light On." The original cast recording is due April 19.

The cast also features Andréa Burns as Mother and Nurse Lori, Yassmin Alers as Nurse Joanna, Chase Del Rey as Lon, Hillary Fisher as Sarah, Dorcas Leung as Georgie, Carson Stewart as Johnny and Fin, and Charles E. Wallace as Father and Son. Rounding at the company as swings are Alex Benoit, Jerome Harmann-Hardeman, Happy McPartlin, Juliette Ojeda, Kim Onah, and Charlie Webb.

WATCH: Ingrid Michaelson Performs 'If This Is Love' From The Notebook Musical

The core creative team members from the Chicago Shakespeare Theater world premiere returned for the Broadway production—with co-direction by Michael Greif (Dear Evan Hansen, Rent) and Schele Williams (Aida, Motown the Musical) and choreography by Katie Spelman.

Read reviews for the Broadway production here.

The new musical also has scenic design by David Zinn and Brett J. Banakis, costume design by Paloma Young, lighting design by Ben Stanton, sound design by Nevin Steinberg, projection design by Lucy Mackinnon, and hair and wig design by Mia Neal. The production’s music supervisor is Carmel Dean, who collaborated on arrangements with Michaelson and on orchestrations with John Clancy. Geoffrey Ko is music director. Casting is by The Telsey Office's Patrick Goodwin, which Chicago casting by Bob Mason. Victoria Navarro is production stage manager.

Photos: The Notebook on Broadway

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