Pretty Woman: The Musical begins performances on Broadway

The Broadway premiere of Pretty Woman: The Musical is set for an official opening on August 16, 2018, at the Nederlander Theatre.

Andy Karl & Samantha Barks in Pretty Woman: The Musical

Welcome to Rodeo Drive! The Broadway premiere of Pretty Woman: The Musical begins previews at the Nederlander Theatre tonight, ahead of an official opening on August 16, 2018.

Directed and choreographed by two-time Tony Award winner Jerry MitchellPretty Woman: The Musical features original music and lyrics by Grammy Award winner Bryan Adams and his longtime songwriting partner Jim Vallance, and a book by Garry Marshall and J.F. Lawton, the director and screenwriter, respectively, of the original movie.

Synopsis: "Vivian and Edward are unlikely soulmates who overcome all odds to find each other… and themselves. Experience the moments you love from the movie — and get to know these iconic characters in a whole new way — in this dazzlingly theatrical take on a love story for the ages. Brought to life by a powerhouse creative team representing the best of music, Hollywood and Broadway, Pretty Woman: The Musical is guaranteed to lift your spirits and light up your heart."

The principal cast of Pretty Woman: The Musical includes Samantha Barks (as Vivian Ward) and 3-time Tony Award nominee & Olivier Award winner Andy Karl (as Edward Lewis), alongside Tony Award nominee Orfeh (as Kit De Luca), Jason Danieley (as Phillip Stuckey), Eric Anderson (as Mr. Thompson), and Ezra Knight (as James Morse).

The creative team features music supervision, arrangements and orchestrations by Will Van Dyke, scenic design by David Rockwell, costume design by Gregg Barnes, lighting design by Kenneth Posner & Philip S. Rosenberg, sound design by John Shivers, and hair design by Josh Marquette.

Pretty Woman: The Musical is produced on Broadway by Paula Wagner, Nice Productions, LPO, New Regency Productions, Roy Furman, James L. Nederlander, Caiola Productions, Hunter Arnold, Stage Entertainment and The John Gore Organization.

The world premiere of Pretty Woman: The Musical was staged at Chicago's Oriental Theatre from March 13 through to April 15, 2018.

Pretty Woman: The Musical Tickets are available now for performances through to March 10, 2019.

(Photo by Andrew Eccles)

Pretty Woman has now closed in New York, but the show will be transferring to London. 
Pretty Woman tickets will be available via our partner site LondonTheatre.co.uk