Why you need to see Pretty Woman: The Musical at the Piccadilly Theatre

By | Posted on 18-Feb-2020

Why you need to see Pretty Woman: The Musical at the Piccadilly Theatre

It’s made its mark on the Great White Way. Now it comes to London. Pretty Woman: The Musical struts into the West End’s Piccadilly Theatre from February 2020. See the sensual romcom live on stage, and relive the story of a wealthy businessman and Hollywood worker as they fall in love in the City of Stars. Playing previews at the Piccadilly Theatre, check out why you’ll want to see this smash-hit in London. Book Pretty Woman: The Musical tickets now.

Pretty Woman: The Musical tickets at the Piccadilly Theatre

See Edward Lewis and Vivian Ward on stage

Pretty Woman: The Musical tickets

After giving an Olivier Award-nominated performance as Katherine Howard in Six, Aimie Atkinson plays Vivian Ward in Pretty Woman: The Musical, the role made famous by Julia Roberts. She’s joined by Danny Mac in the iconic role of Edward Lewis, who has recently starred in West End productions of White Christmas at the Dominion Theatre and On the Town at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre.

There’s incredible performances from Rachael Wooding as Kit De Luca, Bob Harms as Happy Man/Mr Thompson, Neil McDermott as Philip Stuckey and Mark Holden as James Morse.

The cast is completed by Jemma Alexander, Andy Barke, Kimberly Blake, Katie Bradley, Oliver Brenin, Alex Charles, Olly Christopher, Ben Darcy, Daniel De Bourg, Hannah Ducharme, Nicholas Duncan, Paige Fenlon, Damon Gould, Alex Hammond, Antony Hewitt, Matt Jones, Serina Mathew, Katie Monks, Lily Wang, Joanna Woodward, and Charlotte Elisabeth Yorke.

There’s an incredible creative team

Are you a fan of Pretty Woman on screen? Then you’ll love the musical adaptation. Staying true to the cinematic blockbuster, Pretty Woman: The Musical features a book by Garry Marshall and screenwriter J.F. Lawton, the masterminds who directed and wrote the film’s script respectively.

Having directed Kinky Boots at the Adelphi Theatre, On Your Feet at the London Coliseum and Dirty Rotten Scoundrels at the Savoy Theatre, Jerry Mitchell returns to the West End to direct and choreograph Pretty Woman: The Musical. He’ll be choreographing two shows in London this year, also creating the dance sequences for the West End revival of Hairspray at the London Coliseum.

The creative team is completed with scenic design by David Rockwell, costume design by Tom Rogers from the original Broadway designs by Gregg Barnes, lighting design by Kenneth Posner and Philip S. Rosenberg and sound design by John Shivers.

Bryan Adams worked on the soundtrack

No West End musical is complete without a great soundtrack. Listen to the Pretty Woman: The Musical soundtrack, with music and lyrics by the long-term songwriting partnership Bryan Adams and Jim Vallance, and then book your Pretty Woman: The Musical tickets.

Why should I see Pretty Woman: The Musical?

If you’re a fan of Julia Roberts and Richard Gere in the film, you’ll love Pretty Woman: The Musical. Reunite with the iconic characters from the movie and get ready to relive all your favourite scenes up-close on stage. Combining the magic of the 1990 romcom with the theatre has created a musical recipe for success that will stay with audiences forever.

So don’t miss out on this big musical at the Piccadilly Theatre…

To miss out would be a big mistake… big… huge.

Rodeo Drive comes to the Piccadilly Theatre

Pretty Woman: The Musical brings Hollywood to the Piccadilly Theatre, with performances to 2nd January 2021. It’s near Piccadilly Circus, close to Piccadilly Circus and Leicester Square tube stations. If you’re looking to see a show that oozes glamour and sophistication, then you won’t want to miss this show, so book your Pretty Woman: The Musical tickets now.

Photo credit: Helen Maybanks