The actor will join the company of the musical until the 18th June.
Oliver Tompsett wil be joining the cast of the London production of Pretty Woman the Musical at the Savoy Theatre, playing the role of Edward Lewis from the 4th April until the 18th June, which is when the production will leave London ahead of the previously announced UK tour. The actor is currently starring as Shakespeare in & Juliet at the Shaftesbury Theatre. His many other West End theatre credits include Charlie Price in Kinky Boots at the Adelphi Theatre, Sky Masterson in Guys and Dolls at the Phoenix Theatre, Galileo in We Will Rock You at the Dominion Theatre, Drew Boley in Rock of Ages at the Shaftesbury Theatre, Fiyero in Wicked at the Apollo Victoria Theatre and Mamma Mia! at the Prince of Wales Theatre.
Once upon a time in the late ’80s, unlikely soulmates Vivian and Edward overcame all odds to find each other… and themselves. Experience the moments you love from the movie — and get to know these iconic characters in a whole new way — in this dazzlingly theatrical take on a love story for the ages.
The cast for the London production currently includes: Aimie Atkinson as Vivian Ward, Danny 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.
Based on the film starring Richard Gere and Julia Roberts, Pretty Woman the Musical 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. It is directed and choreographed by two-time Tony Award winner Jerry Mitchell.
The musical had its world premiere at Chicago’s Oriental Theatre in March 2018 before transferring to Broadway where it ran at the Nederlander Theatre. The German production opened in Hamburg at the Stage Theater an der Elbe in September 2019, and a US Tour of the show opened in October 2021.
Meanwhile, the creative team behind the show also includes: 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.
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