Following a hugely successful run in the West End, the producers of the smash hit Pretty Woman: The Musical have announced the casting for the UK and Ireland tour, opening at the Birmingham Alexandra Theatre on Tuesday, 17 October 2023 and visiting Oxford New Theatre from 04 to 09 December.
Pretty Woman: The Musical will star Amber Davies as Vivian Ward, Oliver Savile as Edward Lewis and Natalie Paris as Kit De Luca. They are joined by Becky Anderson, Rebekah Bryant, Josh Damer-Jennings, Ben Darcy, Andrew Davison, Lila Falce-Bass, Noah Harrison, Sydnie Hocknell, Elly Jay, Rachael Kendall Brown, Michael Kholwadia, Joshua Lear, Stuart Maciver, Victoria Rachael McCabe, Eleanor Morrison-Halliday, LJ Neilson, Annell Odartey, Curtis Patrick and Chomba Taulo.
Amber Davies can currently be seen in the West End as Lorraine Baines in Back to the Future: The Musical at the Adelphi Theatre. Her previous theatre credits include the role of Judy in the Original West End Cast of 9 to 5 the Musical at the Savoy Theatre and on tour and Campbell in Bring It On at London’s Southbank Centre.
Oliver Savile’s West End credits include Fiyero in Wicked, Whizzer in Falsettos, The Phantom of the Opera, Les Misérables and the UK tour of Cats and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Oliver also starred alongside Sting in the US tour The Last Ship.
Natalie Paris is best known as the original Jane Seymour in the West End production of SIX, for which she was nominated for an Olivier Award. She is currently touring North America with the production, having also toured the UK. Natalie’s previous theatre credits include Sunday in the Park with George at the Menier Chocolate Factory and Wyndham’s Theatre, Billy Elliot at the Victoria Palace and Les Misérables at the Palace and Queen’s Theatre.
Big night out. Big. HUGE. Pretty Woman: The Musical is Hollywood’s ultimate rom-com, live on stage. Once upon a time, in the late ’80s, Vivian met Edward, and her life changed forever. Be swept up in their romance in this dazzlingly theatrical take on a love story for the ages – and get to know these iconic characters in a whole new way – in a sensational show guaranteed to lift your spirits and light up your heart.
It features original music and lyrics by Grammy Award winner Bryan Adams and Jim Vallance, a book by Garry Marshall and the film’s screenwriter 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 international smash hit song ‘Oh, Pretty Woman’, which inspired one of the most beloved romantic comedy films of all time. Pretty Woman, the film (produced by Arnon Milchan – New Regency Productions), was an international smash hit when it was released in 1990.
Atlantic Records’ Pretty Woman: The Musical (Original Broadway Cast Recording) is produced by Bryan Adams and Jim Vallance and is now available on all DSPs.
Pretty Woman: The Musical has scenic design by David Rockwell, costumes by Tom Rogers from the original Broadway designs 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. 101 Productions, Ltd are the Global General Management Consultant. Direction was recreated by Dominic Shaw.
The show 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.
Pretty Woman: The Musical was produced in the West End by Ambassador Theatre Group Productions, Paula Wagner, Nice Productions, LPO, New Regency Productions, Gavin Kalin Productions, Kilimanjaro Theatricals/Joshua Andrews, Hunter Arnold, Caiola Productions & Co., Roy Furman, Edward Walson, deRoy Kierstead, Stage Entertainment and John Gore Organization.
Birmingham, The Alexandra
Tuesday 17 to Saturday 28 October 2023
Tuesday 31 October to Saturday 11 November 2023
Glasgow, Theatre Royal
Tuesday 14 to Saturday 25 November 2023
Woking, New Victoria Theatre
Monday 27 November to Saturday 02 December 2023
Oxford, New Theatre
Monday 04 to Saturday 09 December 2023
Stockton Globe Theatre
Thursday 14 to Saturday 30 December 2023
Aberdeen, His Majesty’s Theatre
Monday 15 to Saturday 20 January 2024
Tuesday 23 January to Saturday 03 February 2024
Hull New Theatre
Monday 05 to Saturday 10 February 2024
New Wimbledon Theatre
Monday 12 to Saturday 17 February 2024
York, Grand Opera House
Monday 19 to Saturday 24 February 2024
Manchester Opera House
Tuesday 05 to Saturday 16 March 2024
Milton Keynes Theatre
Tuesday 19 to Saturday 30 March 2024
Tuesday 02 to Saturday 13 April 2024
Plymouth, Theatre Royal
Monday 15 to Saturday 20 April 2024
Cardiff, Wales Millennium Centre
Monday 29 April to Saturday 4 May 2024
Bromley, Churchill Theatre
Monday 06 to Saturday 11 May 2024
Leeds Grand Theatre
Tuesday 14 to Saturday 25 May 2024
Tuesday 28 May to Saturday 08 June 2024
Belfast, Grand Opera House
Monday 10 to Saturday 15 June 2024
Cork Opera House
Monday 24to Saturday 29 June 2024
Dublin, Bord Gais Energy Theatre
Tuesday 02 to Saturday 13 July 2024
Stoke Regent Theatre
Monday 15 to Saturday 20 July 2024
Monday 22 to Saturday 27 July 2024
Southend, Cliffs Pavilion
Tuesday 06 to Saturday 17 August 2024
Dartford, Orchard Theatre
Monday 26 to Saturday 31 August 2024
Nottingham, Theatre Royal
Monday 02 to Saturday 7 September 2024
Northampton, Derngate Theatre
Monday 09 to Saturday 14 September 2024
Sheffield, Lyceum Theatre
Monday 23 to Saturday 28 September 2024
Further venues to be announced