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5 reasons to see Pretty Woman: The Musical at Liverpool Empire

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By Chris Grundy

5 reasons to see Pretty Woman: The Musical at Liverpool Empire
Pretty Woman The Musical. Credit: Marc Brenner

Don’t miss out on this one… it will be a big mistake, big, HUGE!

Very few seats remain for the smash hit Pretty Woman: The Musical which is coming to Liverpool Empire Theatre from Tuesday 23 January to Saturday 3 February 2024.

This theatrical adaptation promises an unforgettable experience, blending iconic moments from the classic film with the magic of live performance. Here are five reasons to secure your seat for this spectacular show.

The Movie is a Classic!

Pretty Woman - Empire Theatre - Theatre
Credit: Empire Theatre

Pretty Woman is more than just a film; it’s a cultural phenomenon. The romantic tale of Vivian and Edward captured hearts around the world when it first hit the silver screen in 1990.

Now, witness the timeless story brought to life on stage, maintaining the charm and essence that made the movie a classic. Relive those memorable moments and fall in love with the characters all over again.


Music by Bryan Adams

Liverpool Empire
Credit: Marc Brenner

Brace yourself for a musical experience like no other, as the legendary Bryan Adams has created the score for the musical of Pretty Woman.

It 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 it is directed and choreographed by the two-time Tony Award winner Jerry Mitchell. 

Known for his chart-topping hits, Adams has created a phenomenal soundtrack for the show with songs such as “Anywhere but here”.


The Song – Roy Orbison’s Timeless Hit

Liverpool Empire
Credit: Marc Brenner

As if Bryan Adams creating the soundtrack wasn’t enough, the musical now features Roy Orbison’s iconic song “Oh, Pretty Woman.”

This timeless hit perfectly encapsulates the spirit of the story and adds an extra layer of nostalgia for fans of the original film. Prepare to be transported back to the ’90s as the familiar chords of this classic tune fill the theatre.


The Cast – Bringing Characters to Life

Liverpool Empire
Credit: Marc Brenner

The success of any musical hinges on the talent of its cast, and Pretty Woman: The Musical boasts an exceptional ensemble.

Watch as these skilled performers breathe life into beloved characters like Vivian and Edward, capturing the nuances that made the film so beloved. The chemistry and charisma of the cast promise to make this stage adaptation an unforgettable experience.

Starring Elly Jay as Vivian, Ore Oduba as Happy Man/Mr Thompson and Oliver Savile as Edward – who’ll be starring alongside original SIX: the Musical queen Natalie Paris as Kit de Luca in the cast.


The Reviews and Awards

Liverpool Empire
Credit: Marc Brenner

Pretty Woman: The Musical has garnered acclaim and recognition since its debut.

Critics and audiences alike have praised the show for its faithful adaptation, outstanding performances, and captivating production.

It has won 3 Brodway.com Audience Awards for Favourite Leading Actor in a Musical, Favourite Featured Actress in a Musical, and also Favourite Diva Performance.


To book your tickets to see Pretty Woman: The Musical at Liverpool Empire click HERE.

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