Pretty Woman: The musical has been confirmed to begin its North American tour in Providence, Rhode Island in October 2021. The show was originally scheduled to launch in October 2020 before theaters close due to the coronavirus pandemic. The tour currently has 32 cities on its route, including Cincinnati, Boston, Pittsburgh, Indianapolis, Minneapolis, Cleveland, Baltimore, Tampa, Los Angeles, San Diego, and Denver. Many dates have been announced by the local market before.
Pretty Woman, The Musical on Tour
The popular rom-com feature music stage adaptation was directed and choreographed by two-time Tony Award winner Jeremy Mitchell. The original music and lyrics were written by Grammy Award winners Bryan Adams and Jim Vallance (” Summer of 69″)”, “Heaven”). With a book by the late director of the movie Gary Marshall and screenwriter JF Lawton.
The musical premiered at the Chicago Oriental Theater (now James M. Nederlander Theatre) in March 2018 and then moved to the Nederlander Theater on Broadway. There were 27 previews and 421 performances. The London production recently returned at the Savoy Theatre in the West End on July 8. “Pretty Woman” is produced by Paula Wagner, Nice Production, LPO, New Regency Production, Hunter Arnold, Keola Productions, James L. Nederlander, Kilimanjaro Theater/Joshua Andrew S, Roy Furman, Ambassador Theater Group, Gavin Carlin Production, deRoy Kierstead, and John Gore Organization. Wendy Orshan and Jeff Wilson are executive producers, and 101 Productions, Ltd is the general manager.
The Movie Adaptation
“Pretty Women: The Musical” is a musical by Brian Adams and Jim Valance. And with a book by Gary Marshall and J. F. Lawton. This musical is adapted from the 1990 film of the same name written by Lawton and directed by Marshall. It revolves around the free-spirited Hollywood prostitute Vivienne Ward. She was hired by the wealthy businessman Edward Lewis to escort him for many of his business and social activities and developed their skills during her week with him. relationship.
The original “Pretty Woman: The Musical” premiered at the Oriental Theater in Chicago in March 2018. It was directed and choreographed by Jerry Mitchell, starring Samantha Bacchus and Steve Katz, as Vivi Ann and Edward. It premiered on Broadway at the Nederlander Theater on August 16, 2018. The overall evaluation was negative and closed on August 18, 2019, a year later.
Credits: Playbill.com; Pretty Woman Official Website
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