The new musical adaptation of The devil wears Prada is going to Chicago this summer. Here, composer Elton John (The Lion King, Billy Elliot) talks about putting on the show and offers a preview of its brand new score, with lyrics by Shaina Taub:
The devil wears Prada will run for a limited five-week engagement, July 19 through August 21, at the James M Nederlander Theater on Broadway in Chicago.
Directed by Anna D Shapiro, the new musical features book by Kate Wetherhead, musical supervision by Nadia DiGiallonardo and choreography by James Alsop.
It stars Beth Leavel as Miranda Priestly, Taylor Iman Jones as Andy Sachs, Javier Muñoz as Nigel Owens, Christiana Cole as Lauren Hunter, Megan Masako Haley as Emily Charlton, Tiffany Mann as Kayla Ward, Michael Tacconi as Nate Angstrom and Christian Thompson in 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.
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