Check Out Highlights From THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA, THE MUSICAL World Premiere
It’s time to “Dress your way up!” Footage from the world premiere of The Devil Wears Prada, The Musical has been revealed and from the looks of things, plenty of fan favorite moments are included. There’s Runway Magazine office antics, the fashion of the Met Ball, and the drama in Paris.
The Devil Wears Prada stars Tony winner 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 as Christian Thompson.
Performances began July 19 with an opening set for August 7 at Broadway In Chicago’s James M. Nederlander Theatre. Performances are currently scheduled to run through August 21. Check out the highlights reel below, featuring Jessie Hooker Bailey as an understudy for Andy.
The ensemble features Kyle Brown, JoJo Carmichael, Olivia Cipolla, Tyrone Davis, Jr., Audrey Douglass, Hannah Douglass, Madison Fendley, Cailen Fu, Michael Samarie 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.
The new musical features music by Elton John, lyrics by Shaina Taub, and a book by Kate Wetherhead. Anna D. Shapiro directs with music supervision by Nadia DiGiallonardo and choreography by James Alsop. Additionally, the musical features costume design by Arianne Phillips, scenic and media design by Christine Jones and Brett Banakis, lighting design by Paule Constable, sound design by Nevin Steinberg, and orchestrations by Giles Martin.
Based on Lauren Weisberger's best-selling 2003 novel and the 2006 blockbuster film from Fox 2000 Pictures. It follows aspiring journalist Andy Sachs as she lands a job working for one of the fashion world’s most esteemed—and feared—editors. The musical is produced by Kevin McCollum and Rocket Entertainment / David Furnish and presented by special arrangement with Buena Vista Theatrical.
For more information and to check the playing schedule, visit BroadwayInChicago.com.