THE DEVIL Wears Prada Pre-Broadway Musical Engagement Begins Next Week
THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA, THE MUSIC begins this Tuesday, July 19 at the James M. Nederlander Theater in Chicago. The pre-Broadway World Premiere production will run for a limited five-week engagement, July 19 through August 21, 2022. Tickets are on sale now at www.BroadwayInChicago.com.
THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA, the musical stars Tony Award winner Beth Leavel as Miranda Priestly and Taylor Iman Jones as Andy Sachs. Joining them is Javier Muñoz (Hamilton, In The Heights) as Nigel Owens, Christiana Cole as Lauren, Megan Masako Haley (Wicked, Mean Girls) as Emily Charlton, Tiffany Mann (Be More Chill, Waitress) as Kayla, Michael Tacconi (The Cher Show) as Nate Angstrom and Christian Thompson (Ain’t Too Proud) as Christian Thompson.
The set includes Kyle Brown, JoJo Carmichael, Olivia Cipolla, Tyrone Davis, Jr., Audrey Douglass, Hannah Douglass, Madison Fendley, Cailen Fu, Michael Samaria George, Henry Gottfried, Marya Grandy, Jessie Hooker-Bailey, Liana Hunt, Amber Jackson, Chris Jarosz, Carlos A. Jimenez, Nikka Graff Lanzarone, Anthony Murphy, Jim Ortlieb, Johnathan Rice, Sawyer Smith, Terrance Spencer and CJ Tyson.
The new musical features an all-star creative team led by Tony, Grammy and Oscar winner Elton John, Tony Award-winning director Anna D. Shapiro, with lyrics by singer-songwriter Shaina Taub and a book by Kate Wetherhead, with musical supervision by Nadia DiGiallonardo and choreography by James Alsop.
Additionally, the musical includes costume design by Oscar-nominated costume designer Arianne Phillips, stage and media design by Christine Jones (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) and Brett Banakis (The Cher Show), lighting by Olivier and Tony Award-winning lighting designer Paule Constable, sound design by Nevin Steinberg (Hadestown, Hamilton) and orchestrations by Grammy Award-winning music producer, songwriter and composer Giles Martin .
Photos of the actors rehearsing in New York can be found here. B-roll of the first cast rehearsal, first reunion and special messages from Elton John can be found here.
Trail review. The supreme authority of the haute couture world and the new home of wizard Andy Sachs. It’s a job a million people would kill for, but under the pointed heels of legendary Runway editor Miranda Priestly, the job is no dream. Faced with dazzling leadership and stratospheric expectations from Miranda, Andy is pushed to the limit, forced to choose between her career and her own happiness.
THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA, THE MUSIC is a glamorous and hilarious story about finding your place and discovering what matters most. Based on Lauren Weisberger’s bestselling 2003 novel and Fox 2000 Pictures’ bestselling 2006 film, the musical is produced by Tony Award winner Kevin McCollum (In the Heights, Avenue Q, Rent and SIX) and Rocket Entertainment/David Furnish (Billy Elliot: The Musical, Next Fall) and presented by special arrangement with Buena Vista Theatrical.
Ticket prices for THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA, THE MUSICAL range from $33 to $120, with a number of premium tickets available. Tickets are available now for groups of 10 or more by calling Broadway In Chicago Group Sales at (312) 977-1710 or emailing [email protected] For more information and to check the game schedule, visit www.BroadwayInChicago.com.
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