Big news, HUGE – as Pretty Woman the Musical announces its UK and Ireland tour cast.
The show will feature TV and theatre stars Amber Davies, Ore Oduba and Natalie Paris.
Based on the 1990 hit film of the same name, which starred Julia Roberts and Richard Gere, Pretty Woman is set once upon a time in the late ’80s, where Vivian meets Edward and her life is changed forever.
Pretty Woman: The Musical is coming to the Grand Opera House York from Tuesday 20 to Saturday 24 February 2024.
Pretty Woman: The Musical will star Amber Davies as Vivian Ward, Ore Oduba as Happy Man/ Mr Thompson, 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 is currently starring 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. Amber also won the third series of Love Island in 2017.
Presenter and actor Ore Oduba was most recently seen as Brad Majors in the West End and UK tour of the 50th anniversary production of The Rocky Horror Show, among other theatre credits. He also won Strictly Come Dancing in 2016.
Natalie Paris is best known for originating the role of Jane Seymour in Six the Musical, and is currently touring North America with the production.
The 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 J.F. Lawton, and 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’, as well as original numbers like ‘I Can’t Go Back’ and ‘Welcome to Hollywood’.
Tickets are on sale from £13 and are available via the Grand Opera House website.
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