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A Pretty Fabulous Opening for Samantha Barks, Andy Karl, Orfeh, and Pretty Woman

Bryan Adams pens the score for this new Broadway musical, directed by Jerry Mitchell.

Eric Anderson, Samantha Barks, Andy Karl, Orfeh, and Ezra Knight take a bow as Pretty Woman opens on Broadway.
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Broadway's Pretty Woman: The Musical celebrated its opening night at the Nederlander Theatre on Thursday, August 16.

Directed and choreographed by Jerry Mitchell, Pretty Woman: The Musical has an original score by Bryan Adams and Jim Vallance, with a book by Garry Marshall and the film's screenwriter, J.F. Lawton.

The company is headed by Andy Karl as Edward, Samantha Barks as Vivian, as well as Orfeh as Kit, Jason Danieley as Philip Stuckey, Eric Anderson as Mr. Thompson, and Ezra Knight as James Morse. Allison Blackwell, Tommy Bracco, Brian Calí, Robby Clater, Jessica Crouch, Anna Eilinsfeld, Matt Farcher, Lauren Lim Jackson, Renée Marino, Ellyn Marie Marsh, Jillian Mueller, Jake Odmark, Jennifer Sanchez, Matthew Stocke, Alex Michael Stoll, Alan Wiggins, Jesse McGraw Wildman, and Darius Wright make up the ensemble.


The production features 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.


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