PRETTY WOMAN ON BROADWAY
Pretty Woman begins previews at the Nederlander Theatre on July 20. Travelers will get to know the film’s characters in a whole new way. It’s a dazzling theatrical take on a love story for the ages.
The new production features direction and choreography by Tony Award-winner Jerry Mitchell. The original score is by Grammy Award-winner Bryan Adams and his songwriting partner Jim Vallance.
MEAN GIRLS: THE MUSICAL
Mean Girls is based on the popular film of the same name. It opens on April 8 at The August Wilson Theatre. It’s a funny musical that millennial travelers won’t want to miss. Mean Girls tells the story of Cady Heron, a naïve newbie who grew up on an African savanna.
She navigates her strange new home and a trio of frenemies led by the ruthless Regina George. The production is from director Casey Nicholaw, composer Jeff Richmond, lyricist Nell Benjamin and book writer Tina Fey.
DONNA SUMMER: THE MUSICAL
Summer: The Donna Summer Musical has travelers dancing in their seats as they go on a journey through the diva’s life. This is the story about how Donna Summer risked it all to break through barriers and become the icon of an era. So the new musical is a moving tribute to the voice of a generation. It also features many of Donna Summer’s classic hits. Summer: The Donna Summer Musical opened at the Lunt-Fontane Theatre on April 23.
KING KONG ON BROADWAY
Later this fall, King Kong is set to awe travelers of all ages and backgrounds when it opens at The Broadway Theatre. It’s written by Jack Thorne, the acclaimed writer of “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.” The new production takes on the world’s most epic modern myth through an innovative mix of robotics, puppetry and stagecraft. Read more about New York in the latest issue of Travelife Magazine.