Broadway’s Pretty Woman: The Musical is headed to the bright lights of London’s West End in 2020.
The smash-hit production based on the iconic film starring Julia Robert and Richard Gere is brought to the stage by director Jerry Mitchell (Kinky Boots, Legally Blonde The Musical), with songs by Grammy winner Bryan Adams and a book by Garry Marshall and the film’s screenwriter J.F. Lawton.
Theatre-goers can expect the highly anticipated production to begin performances in February 2020 in an as yet to be announced theatre. Looking at the current booking period of the most likely theatres, the show could open at the Piccadilly, Apollo, Wyndham’s or the Adelphi, though it would be a crying shame if Waitress closed.
The Broadway production currently stars Britain’s Samantha Barks (Les Miserables, The Last Five Years) and Andy Karl (known to UK audiences for the lead role in Groundhog Day at the Old Vic Theatre). It is not yet known if Barks and Karl will reprise their roles in London.
The musical tells the story of a high-powered business man and escort who, despite the odds fall in love. The film grossed over
Tickets to Pretty Woman: The Musical likely go on-sale in September / October 2019.