Wednesday, September 13

The Devil Wears Prada Musical to open in London next October

The Devil Wears Prada Musical based on the 2006 film and original novel is to open London's Dominion Theatre on 24th October 2024. With a score by Elton John, lyrics by Shaina Taub (Suffs), a book by Kate Wetherhead, and direction and choreography by Tony Award winner Jerry Mitchell (Kinky BootsLegally BlondeHairspray)who has worked through  John’s original demos, with new aspects of the work coming to the UK version. The UK iteration is billed as “a brand-new reimagined production of The Devil Wears Prada… following a developmental run in Chicago in 2022.”

Set design is by Tim Hatley (Life of Pi, Back to the Future), costume design by Gregg Barnes (Some Like It Hot, Legally Blonde), with lighting design by Bruno Poet (Tina – The Tina Turner Musical, Frankenstein), sound design by Gareth Owen (Come From Away, & Juliet) with  casting by Jill Green CDG

The Devil Wears Prada follows aspiring fashion journalist Andy Sachs (played by Anne Hathaway in the film)who is is hired as assistant to Miranda Priestly (played by Meryl Streep) cutthroat editor-in-chief of the fictional Runway Magazine, she discovers that breaking into the industry requires more than she expected. 

The Devil Wears Prada is presented by special arrangement with Buena Vista Theatrical.  The new musical will have an exclusive preview engagement at Theatre Royal Plymouth  from 9 July 2024, prior to opening at the Dominion.

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