Producers of Pretty Woman: The Musical have announced that the show will embark on a huge UK and Ireland tour.
The run is scheduled to open at the Birmingham Alexandra Theatre on 17th October 2023, with casting and further venues to be announced soon.
Based on the 1990s film of the same name, the story is set in the late 1980s and is centred around how Vivian meets Edward which changes her life forever.
Cities currently revealed for the run include Oxford (4th - 9th December 2023), Liverpool (23rd January - 3rd February 2024), Milton Keynes (19th - 30th March 2024), Leeds (14th - 25th May 2024), Southampton (22nd - 27th July 2024), Nottingham (9th - 14th September 2024) and Sheffield (23rd - 28th September 2024).
It’s said that audiences will be swept up in the romance of this theatrical take on a love story for the ages, while getting to know the characters in a whole new way.
The West End production, which stars Aimie Atkinson (SIX) as Vivian and Danny Mac (Hollyoaks) as Edward, runs until 11th June 2023.
You can get an idea of what to expect in this official West End trailer:
The stage show features original music and lyrics by Grammy Award winner Bryan Adams and Jim Vallance, a book by Garry Marshall and the film’s screenwriter is J.F. Lawton. It is directed and choreographed by the two-time Tony Award winner Jerry Mitchell.
Featured in the musical is Roy Orbison and Bill Dee’s hit song Oh, Pretty Woman which inspired the romantic comedy film.
It had its world premiere at Chicago’s Oriental Theatre in March 2018 before transferring to Broadway where it ran at the Nederlander Theatre.
The German production opened in Hamburg at the Stage Theater an der Elbe in September 2019 to rave reviews, and a US Tour of the show opened in October 2021.
Group rates are venue specific and more information can be found at london.prettywomanthemusical.com/tour.