Broadway has forged its resident Prada fiend. Taylor Iman Jones (Head Over Heels) and Tony winner Beth Leavel (The Promenade, The Drowsy Chaperone) will assume the roles of Andy Sachs and Miranda Priestly in a pre-Broadway run of The Satan Wears Prada musical, Deadline reported at this time.
Nonetheless, the present will arrive fashionably late. The musical was initially deliberate for a Chicago tryout in July 2020, however will now hit town’s CIBC Theatre (a change from the beforehand introduced James M. Nederlander Theatre) in July 2021, in line with Deadline.
Taylor Iman Jones and Beth Leavel
Elton John will rating the present with lyrics by Shaina Taub. Tony winner Anna D. Shapiro (August: Osage County) is directing with a guide written by Paul Rudinick. James Alsop, the choreographer behind Beyoncé’s “Run the World (Ladies),” will preside over the dance sequences.
The forthcoming undertaking’s official description reads:
Andy, an bold younger author in New York Metropolis, lands a job at a prestigious journal. Making an attempt to outlive beneath her trendy but terrifying boss, she finds herself caught between the desires she thought she needed, and the price of what that actuality brings. A joyous, humorous, and—after all—ultraglamorous story about navigating life’s runway to find the place you are meant to be, The Satan Wears Prada is a brand new musical that provides the hit movie a fabulously recent makeover. Generally one of the best vogue statements are sung.
The out-of-town engagement will run from July 13 to August 15 earlier than presumably heading to Broadway. Tickets for the run have been beforehand set to go on sale October 6.