BRYAN ADAMS (Music & Lyrics) has been recording and touring the world as a musician for four decades. The Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter has recorded 14 studio albums and his latest album, Shine A Light, was released in 2019. Pretty Woman is the first musical he has written, alongside Jim Vallance. Over the years, his music has achieved number one status in over forty countries. He has three Academy Awards and five Golden Globe nominations, not to mention he is also a Companion of the Order of Canada. Adams performs over one hundred concerts a year playing to audiences on six continents.
JIM VALLANCE (Music & Lyrics) has been active in the music industry since 1970. He initially worked as a studio musician, producer and arranger before turning his attention to songwriting. He has collaborated with a wide variety of artists including Bryan Adams, Aerosmith, Heart, Rick Springfield, Ozzy Osbourne, Joe Cocker, Tina Turner and Michael Bublé, to name a few. He’s been awarded numerous ASCAP, BMI and SOCAN awards for international radio airplay and dozens of Gold and Platinum album awards. He’s a recipient of the Order of Canada, that country’s highest civilian honor.
GARRY MARSHALL (Book) producer, director and writer of film, television and theatre, made audiences laugh for five decades. Pretty Woman was the most successful of the 18 films he directed. It was his passion to make it a Broadway musical because he loved live theatre. He was thrilled to work with J.F. Lawton again on this title. Before Garry passed away in 2016 he knew the wonderful creative team in place would make Pretty Woman the Musical a joyous reality. He dedicates this show to Barbara Sue Wells, his wife of 53 years. Garry’s family keeps his legacy alive at the theatre he built in Burbank California. @garrymarshalltheatre www.garrymarshalltheatre.org
J.F. LAWTON (Book) J. F. Lawton has written screenplays for every major Hollywood studio in genres from comedy and romance to action and drama. His feature credits include: Pretty Woman; Under Siege; Blankman; The Hunted; Chain Reaction;and DOA: Dead or Alive. For Broadway, Lawton co-wrote the book for Pretty Woman - the Musical. His published works include the sci-fi novel Cosmic Ray’s Celestial Revival and his latest work is The Last Writer. J. F. would like to thank his amazing wife and business partner, Paola Gambino Lawton, for rescuing him.
JERRY MITCHELL (Director/Choreographer) received the Tony Award for Best Choreography twice — initially for the revival of La Cage aux Folles and thereafter for the Tony Award-winning Best Musical, Kinky Boots, for which he was also nominated as Director. Jerry was most recently represented on Broadway as Director/Choreographer of Pretty Woman, currently playing in Hamburg and London. In the 40 or so preceding years, Jerry has been involved with more than 50 Broadway, West End and touring productions, including choreographing You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown; The Full Monty; The Rocky Horror Show; Hairspray; Gypsy; Never Gonna Dance; Dirty Rotten Scoundrels; La Cage aux Folles; Legally Blonde, which he also directed on Broadway and in London; Catch Me If You Can; and On Your Feet!
WILL VAN DYKE (Music Supervision, Arrangements and Orchestrations) is a songwriter, music supervisor, and 2020 Grammy Award nominee for his work on the revival of Little Shop of Horrors. Will has orchestrated and arranged shows on Broadway and off (including Pretty Woman), and is a frequent collaborator with many of NYC’s finest talents. Will is an award-winning songwriter and has released multiple albums, available wherever digital music is sold. He writes musicals with Jeff Talbott and has a band. For more visit www.willvandyke.com @wvdmusic
DAVID ROCKWELL (Scenic Design). Broadway: Tootsie, Kiss Me Kate, Lobby Hero, She Loves Me (Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle Awards), On the Twentieth Century (Tony nomination), You Can’t Take It With You (Tony nomination), Kinky Boots (Tony nomination), Lucky Guy (Tony nomination), Hairspray (Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle nominations). Off Broadway: The Seven Deadly Sins, Soundtrack of America, the Public Theater’s Shakespeare in the Park. Television: the 81st, 82nd, 93rd Oscars (2010 Emmy Award). Founder and President of Rockwell Group, an architecture and design firm.
GREGG BARNES (Costume Design). Broadway: Pretty Woman, Mean Girls (Tony nom.), Tuck Everlasting (Tony nom.), Something Rotten! (Tony nom.), Aladdin, Kinky Boots (Tony nom., Olivier Award), Follies (Tony Award, Drama Desk Award), Elf, Legally Blonde (Tony nom.), The Drowsy Chaperone (Tony Award, Drama Desk Award, Outer Critics Award, Olivier nom.), Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Flower Drum Song (Tony nom.), Side Show. Other: Dream Girls West End (Olivier nom.), Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Pageant (Olivier nom.), The Kathy and Mo Show. TDF Young Master Award.
KENNETH POSNER & PHILIP S. ROSENBERG (Lighting Design) are delighted to be co-designing Pretty Woman. Great friends and colleagues for over 20 years, Mr. Posner and Mr. Rosenberg have collaborated on productions spanning regional, Broadway and international theatre. They are both thrilled to be reuniting with Jerry Mitchell, with whom they worked on Hairspray and Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, and they are grateful for the opportunity to bring this story to the stage.
JOHN SHIVERS (Sound Design). Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Pretty Woman, Cirque du Soleil’s Paramour, Kinky Boots (2013 Tony Award recipient), Hugh Jackman: Back on Broadway, Bonnie & Clyde, Sister Act, 9 to 5, The Little Mermaid, Tarzan, Billy Crystal’s 700 Sundays. International: Spirit of Life, The Secret, Das Wunder Von Bern, The Lion King. Regional: Becoming Nancy, 42nd St., The Heart of Rock and Roll, Moonshine, Harmony, Emma, Etc. Other credits: Savion Glover, Dionne Warwick, Burt Bacharach and Gregory Hines.
JOSH MARQUETTE (Hair Design). NY/London: The Prom, Pretty Woman, Mean Girls, Present Laughter, Dreamgirls, Paramour, Tuck Everlasting, School of Rock, Something Rotten, Aladdin, Kinky Boots, The Book of Mormon, Trip of Love, First Date, Elf, Dogfight, The Best Man, Vanities, Look Back in Anger, The Drowsy Chaperone, Pig Farm, The… Trailer Park Musical, Altar Boyz, Show Boat @ Carnegie Hall, Mamma Mia!, Encores!: Call Me Madam, Most Happy Fella, & Follies. Television: “The Slap”, “30 Rock”, “SNL”. Instagram: @josh_marquette
FIONA MIFSUD (Makeup Design) Guild award nominee, NYC based. Theater works include the Metropolitan Opera, associate designer for Broadway’s Paramour and The King and I. TV/Film: “The Plot Against America,” “Prodigal Son,” “Clerks III.”
DANIEL KLINTWORTH (Music Director) Welcome to Hollywood! Previous Tours: Book of Mormon;, Billy Elliot. Other: “One Million Musicals” Podcast. Thank you, Mom & Dad, for your constant love & support! Jess... thank you for your unwavering honesty & wisdom. I owe you everything.
MICHAEL KELLER & MICHAEL AARONS (Music Coordinators). Broadway: Hamilton, Dear Evan Hansen, Moulin Rouge, Jagged Little Pill, Lion King, Wicked, Book of Mormon. Upcoming: Diana, Flying Over Sunset. Tours: Frozen, Hamilton (all US productions), Dear Evan Hansen, Lion King, Wicked. www.m2music.nyc
RANDY COHEN (Keyboard Programmer). Over 80 Broadway shows including Hamilton, Dear Evan Hansen, Book of Mormon, Ain’t Too Proud, and Jagged Little Pill. TV credits include keyboardist for HBO/PBS “Sesame Street.”
DB BONDS (Associate Director) was the associate director of Pretty Woman on Broadway, London and Hamburg. He served as the worldwide associate director of Kinky Boots, and directed the US regional premiere at the MUNY in St. Louis. DB toured North America as an actor in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels and Legally Blonde.
RUSTY MOWERY (Associate Choreographer). Thrilled to be working for Jerry Mitchell again! Associate Choreographer: Kinky Boots (Broadway, U.S. tour, London, Toronto, Seoul, Tokyo, Australia, Germany); Pretty Woman (London). Production Dance Supervisor: Hairspray Broadway/national tour, Toronto; Legally Blonde (London). Dancer on Broadway: Hairspray, Legally Blonde, Seussical, Ragtime, and Cats. SDC member.
THE TELSEY OFFICE (Casting). With offices in both New York and Los Angeles, The Telsey Office casts for theater, film, television, and commercials. The Telsey Office is dedicated to creating safe, equitable, and anti-racist spaces through collaboration, artistry, heart, accountability, and advocacy.
FULL STAGE PRODUCTIONS LLC (Technical Supervisor). Patrick Shea and Chris Smith (Smitty): West Side Story, Pretty Woman (Broadway, National Tour, Germany, London), Roman Holiday (Pre Broadway), Indecent, On Your Feet (Broadway), Kinky Boots, (Broadway, International Tour, Korea, Toronto, Japan, Australia, London, Germany), Holler If Ya Hear Me, Chaplin, Elf ( Broadway), August Osage County, (Broadway, National Tour), Brooklyn, (Broadway, National Tour)
THOMAS RECKTENWALD (Production Supervisor) is proud to continue his journey with Pretty Woman. Thank you to Jerry for his generosity and friendship. To Kyle, thank you for your ending love and support. Rex and Charlotte, Pops loves you very much.
KATHY FABIAN/PROPSTAR LLC. (Production Props). Broadway credits include: A Christmas Carol, American Son, Indecent, Sunday in the Park with George, Falsettos, Fiddler on the Roof, On Your Feet, The King and I, An American In Paris, and Kinky Boots. Recent TV creations for “Fosse Verdon” and “Samantha Bee.”
JACK McLEOD (Production Stage Manager) thanks you for attending this performance and supporting live theatre in your community. Previous Broadway and Touring credits include Les Misérables, Kinky Boots, Dirty Dancing, Jersey Boys, Avenue Q, The Sound of Music, Camelot, The King & I, Porgy & Bess, White Christmas, Grease and Cats. www.jack-mcleod.com
RL CAMPBELL (Stage Manager) Broadway and Tours: Bring It On, Gershwin's Porgy & Bess, Regional: Ahmanson Theatre, Alliance Theatre, The Wallis, Horizon Theatre, Theatre in the Square, Utah Festival Opera, Freddie Hendricks. Thank you Ancestors.
JULIANNE MENASSIAN (Assistant Stage Manager) Tours: Once On This Island, Love Never Dies, Finding Neverland, Cabaret. Select Credits: York Theatre, La Jolla Playhouse, Goodspeed Musicals, Signature Theatre, Alley Theatre, Cleveland Play House, Studio Theatre, Riverside Theatre.
ALLIED GLOBAL MARKETING (Tour Marketing & Press) has represented 75+ Broadway shows over two decades. Current Tours: Ain’t Too Proud, Charlie/Chocolate Factory, A Christmas Carol, The Hip Hop Nutcracker, Mean Girls, The Play That Goes Wrong, Pretty Woman, RENT, Tootsie.
THE BOOKING GROUP (Tour Booking Agency) Current tours include: Hamilton; Dear Evan Hansen; Come From Away; The Book of Mormon; To Kill a Mockingbird; Hadestown; Mean Girls; My Fair Lady; Tootsie; Anastasia; Chicago; Fiddler on the Roof; Hairspray; Rent; and Waitress.
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