Pretty Woman: The Musical to welcome Charlie Pollock to Broadway
Pollock debuts as Philip Stuckey on June 11, 2019 at the Nederlander Theatre.
Welcome to Rodeo Drive! Broadway alum Charlie Pollock is set to join the Broadway company of Pretty Woman: The Musical at the Nederlander Theatre from June 11, 2019. He will assume the role of Philip Stuckey from current cast member Jason Danieley, who is now scheduled to play his final performance on June 9.
Mr. Pollock's previous Broadway credits include Violet and 9 to 5 and he also starred as Bobby Strong in both the Broadway and National Tour productions of Urinetown.
The principal cast of Pretty Woman: The Musical currently includes Samantha Barks (as Vivian Ward), 3-time Tony Award nominee & Olivier Award winner Andy Karl (as Edward Lewis), Tony Award nominee Orfeh (as Kit De Luca), Jason Danieley (as Phillip Stuckey), Eric Anderson (as Mr. Thompson), and Kingsley Leggs (as James Morse).
Pretty Woman: The Musical officially opened at the Nederlander Theatre on August 16, 2018, following previews from July 20.
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."
Pretty Woman is directed and choreographed by two-time Tony Award winner Jerry Mitchell. The show 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.
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.
Pretty Woman: The Musical Tickets are available now for performances through to January 5, 2020.
(Photo by Xanthe Elbrick)