Calling all theater fans: One of our favorite movies of all time is making its way to the Broadway stage, black leather go-go boots and all.
A musical adaptation of Pretty Woman, the 1990 romantic comedy starring Julia Roberts and Richard Gere, is set to open next fall at Broadway's Nederlander Theatre (after a spring run in Chicago). Steve Kazee (who won a Tony for his performance in Once) will star as the dapper Edward Lewis, who picks up hooker-with-a-heart-of-gold Vivian Ward, played by Samantha Barks (you may remember her as Éponine in the Les Misérables movie back in 2012). No official dates have been set.
The stage version will include a book by Garry Marshall (the movie's director, who sadly passed away last year) and J. F. Lawton, who wrote the film's screenplay. Pretty Woman will feature music by Bryan Adams (yep, the Canadian pop star) and his songwriting partner, Jim Vallance. Tony winner Jerry Mitchell is on tap to direct.
Missing this one? Let's just say it'd be a big mistake. Big. Huge.