December 3, 2019 4:15 pm
The Satan Wears Prada is coming to Broadway, and in the end we’ve our Miranda Priestly and Andy Sachs. The present, a musical tackle the long-lasting mid-aughts romp (ah, the halcyon pre-recession journal world), has solid two-time Tony winner Beth Leavel as Miranda, famously performed by Meryl Streep, and Taylor Iman Jones will tackle Anne Hathaway’s Andy Sachs. There’s no phrase but on who will play Emily Blunt’s caustic, excellent Emily, or who might be solid as Andy’s boyfriend Nate (Entourage star/anti-plastic straw crusader Adrian Grenier), now a much-reviled determine on-line (He interfered along with her profession! Simon Baker was additionally a scumbag. Andy had actually unhealthy style in males).
In any case, the musical is kind of the high-profile endeavor, and it’s been in growth since 2017. In 2018, it was introduced that Elton John might be writing the music with lyrics from Shaina Taub, and Paul Rudnick could be writing the lyrics and e-book. August: Osage County’s Anna D. Shapiro is ready to direct, whereas James Alsop, who labored with Beyoncé on “Run the World (Women),” will choreograph. We will’t wait to listen to the songs. Will they sing concerning the an identical turquoise belts? The Chanel boots? The Jarlsberg?
However the musical isn’t heading to Broadway simply but. The present goes to Chicago for previews first–and it’s been delayed a yr. As a substitute of premiering in 2020, it’s now slated for summer time 2021. Is Sir Elton caught on attempting to put in writing a track about Andy’s seek for unpublished Harry Potter manuscripts? Are they having hassle becoming The Ebook into the e-book? Has Starbucks signed off on product placement? By all means, Satan Wears Prada musical, transfer at a glacial tempo. You know the way that thrills me.