Aimie Atkinson and Danny Mac will lead the cast of Pretty Woman: The Musical in London’s West End.
The stage adaption of the iconic film will transfer from Broadway next year with tickets on sale now.
Directed by Jerry Mitchell (Kinky Boots, Legally Blonde), Pretty Woman: The Musical will play at the Piccadilly Theatre for a limited season from Valentine’s Day – 14 February 2020 – through to 2 January 2021.
Aimie Atkinson and Danny Mac will play the lead roles of Vivian and Edward Lewis.
Atkinson recently made a name for herself as Katherine Howard in SIX while Mac, whose past stage credits include Wicked and Sunset Boulevard, is currently appearing in White Christmas at the Dominion Theatre.
Taking to social media after the news was announced today, Atkinson told her fans: “AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH! I get to wear The. Red. Dress! 💃🏽 I couldn’t be more excited to bring this incredible show @PrettyWomanUK to the West End! ❤
“I cannot wait to share the stage with the super talented @dannymaconline and I finally get to work with the legendary @jammyprod 2020 is looking PRETTY 🥳😱 #PrettyWomanTheMusical”
Further casting is to be confirmed.
Pretty Woman tells the story of the unlikely relationship between wealthy businessman Edward Lewis who hires down-on-her-luck Hollywood prostitute Vivian Ward as an escort while on a business trip to LA.
The musical adaption features music and lyrics by Bryan Adams and Jim Vallance with a book from Garry Marshall and JF Lawton, who wrote the original film screenplay.
An original Broadway Cast Recording is available to buy, download and stream online here.