Newsies' Tommy Bracco and More Round Out Cast of Broadway-Bound Pretty Woman Musical

Broadway News   Newsies' Tommy Bracco and More Round Out Cast of Broadway-Bound Pretty Woman Musical
 
See who'll perform in the musical stage adaptation of the cult romantic comedy—arriving on Broadway in 2018.
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The cast is now set for the Broadway-bound Pretty Woman musical, set to arrive on Broadway in August 2018 following a world premiere in Chicago this spring.

The new players join the previously announced principal cast, made up of Samantha Barks as Vivian, Steve Kazee as Edward, Kingsley Leggs as James Morse, Orfeh as Kit, Eric Anderson as Mr. Thompson, and Jason Danieley as Philip Stuckey.

Samantha Barks and Steve Kazee
Samantha Barks and Steve Kazee

Completing the cast are Allison Blackwell (The Lion King), Tommy Bracco (Newsies), Brian Calí (Master Class), Robby Clater (Dreamgirls at The MUNY), Jessica Crouch (We Will Rock you National Tour), Anna Eilinsfeld (How to Be Single), Matt Farcher (Disaster!), Lauren Lim Jackson (Motown The Musical), Renée Marino (Jersey Boys), Ellyn Marie Marsh (Kinky Boots), Jillian Mueller (Dirty Dancing), Jake Odmark (Kinky Boots), Jennifer Sanchez (Sunday in the Park with George), Matthew Stocke (The Last Ship), Alex Michael Stoll (American Psycho), Alan Wiggins (Beautiful: The Carole King Musical), Jesse McGraw Wildman (Dr. Zhivago), and Darius Wright (A Bronx Tale).

Pretty Woman: The Musical will begin performances at Chicago’s Oriental Theatre March 13, 2018, and play a five-week limited engagement. The production is directed and choreographed by two-time Tony Award winner Jerry Mitchell.

As previously announced, the new musical will open at Broadway's Nederlander Theatre August 16 after beginning previews July 20.

Read: PRETTY WOMAN MUSICAL FINDS ITS BROADWAY HOME, SETS SUMMER 2018 OPENING

Based on the 1990 romantic comedy, Pretty Woman: The Musical features a book co-written by the film’s director, the late Garry Marshall, and screenwriter J.F. Lawton, and music and lyrics by Grammy winner Bryan Adams and his longtime songwriting partner, Jim Vallance.

The production will feature scenic design by David Rockwell, costume design by Gregg Barnes, lighting design by Kenneth Posner and Philip S. Rosenberg, sound design by John Shivers, hair design by Josh Marquette, music supervision, arrangements, and orchestrations by Will Van Dyke, and casting by Telsey + Company.

Pretty Woman: The Musical is produced by Paula Wagner, Nice Productions, LPO, New Regency Productions, Roy Furman, James L. Nederlander, Caiola Productions, Hunter Arnold, Ed Walson, Michael Cassel Group, Stage Entertainment, Ambassador Theatre Group, and The John Gore Organization.

Tickets are now on sale. For more information, visit PrettyWomanMusical.com.

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