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Pretty Woman announces London venue

Andy Karl and Samantha Barks in Pretty Woman – The Musical at the Nederlander Theatre, New York. Photo: Matthew Murphy Andy Karl and Samantha Barks in Pretty Woman – The Musical at the Nederlander Theatre, New York. Photo: Matthew Murphy
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Broadway musical Pretty Woman has confirmed the Piccadilly theatre as the venue for its London run.

The show, an adaptation of the film of the same name, will preview from February 14, 2020 and runs for 46 weeks.

The musical has lyrics and music by Bryan Adams and Jim Vallance, and a book by the film’s original director Garry Marshall and its writer JF Lawton.

It is directed and choreographed by Jerry Mitchell, and produced by Ambassador Theatre Group Productions, Paula Wagner, Nice Productions and LPO.

Ambassador Theatre Group Productions executive producer Adam Speers Said: “The West End loves a big night out and none come bigger than this new production re-telling the iconic and much loved movie. The UK has rocked to the legendary work of Bryan Adams and Jim Vallance for decades and we cannot wait to welcome audiences to the show”.

The production has 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, and music supervision, arrangements and orchestrations by Will Van Dyke.

Casting is yet to be announced.

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