Pretty Woman sets West End closing date and announces new lead casting
Pretty Woman will be bidding farewell to the Savoy Theatre this summer – but before then will welcome some new faces!
The show has announced that Oliver Tompsett (& Juliet) will take on the lead role of Edward Lewis in the show in early April, replacing Danny Mac in the production. Tompsett’s first performance will be 4 April.
The show currently stars Aimie Atkinson as Vivian Ward, Mac as Edward Lewis (until 2 April 2023), Courtney Bowman as Kit De Luca and Andy Barke as Happy Man/Mr Thompson. The cast is completed by John Addison, Jemma Alexander, Becky Anderson, Matt Bateman, Patrick Barrett, Robertina Bonano, Oliver Brenin, Alex Charles, Daniel Clift, Ben Darcy, Hannah Ducharme, Elishia Edwards, Tom Andrew Hargreaves, Antony Hewitt, Helen Hill, Mark Holden, Elly Jay, Matt Jones, Kurt Kansley, Georgia Kleopa, Annabelle Laing, Will Luckett, Curtis Patrick, Hassun Sharif, Cilla Silvia and Charlotte Elisabeth Yorke.
It will play its final performance on 18 June 2023, ahead of a major UK and Ireland tour.
Based on the much-loved film, Pretty Woman features original music and lyrics by Grammy Award-winner Bryan Adams and Jim Vallance and a book by Garry Marshall and the film’s screenwriter J F Lawton.
The show has direction and choreography by two-time Tony Award-winner Jerry Mitchell, with 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.