About the showPretty Woman, the 1990 romantic comedy starring Julia Roberts and Richard Gere became an instant Hollywood classic. This stage adaptation opened on Broadway in 2018 and played to packed audiences for over a year. Now transferring to the West End, this spectacular and heart-warming musical is one not to miss at the Piccadilly Theatre.
Vivian Ward is a sex worker making a living on the wrong side of the Hollywood tracks. Edward Lewis is a high-powered businessman who cares more about money than people. When Edward hires Vivian for an entire week to escort him to a variety of high-society events, the pair begin to change each other’s perceptions of life and love, and a romance begins to blossom.
With original songs by timeless rock star Bryan Adams and his frequent collaborator Jim Vallance, Pretty Woman: The Musical is bolstered by pop-rock anthems that will have audiences cheering for more. Two-time Tony Award winner, Jerry Mitchell (Kinky Boots, Legally Blonde, Hairspray) writes and directs, while the creators of the original film; director Gary Marshall and screenwriter J. F. Lawton wrote the book, guaranteeing an experience that is true to the classic movie.
London casting includes Aimie Atkins (Six; In the Heights) as Vivian and Danny Mac (White Christmas) as Edward. They are joined by Rachael Wooding as Kit De Luca, Bob Harms as Happy Man/Mr. Thompson, Mark Holden as James Morse and Neil McDermott as Philip Stuckey.
Pretty Woman: The Musical is a West End classic in the making, set to be the feel-good hit of 2020.
Who Should See It?Pretty Woman: The Musical is guaranteed to please the countless fans of the 1990 movie, which remains the highest-grossing romantic comedy of all time. Fans of Bryan Adams will love hearing the songs he has written especially for this show.