On the night of August 3, Elton John attended The Satan Wears Prada: The Musical at Chicago’s James M. Nederlander Theatre.
John, together with lyricist Shaina Taub, wrote the music for the brand new present, which relies on Lauren Weisberger’s best-selling 2003 novel and the following 2006 movie starring Meryl Streep and Anne Hathaway.
The musical is presently staging its world premiere engagement in Chicago; you’ll be able to catch it by means of August 21 with a speculated switch to Broadway subsequent yr (although nothing has been introduced).
When John stopped by to see the present, he was handled to a standing ovation upon coming into the theater, per a press launch. On the finish of the efficiency, he headed backstage to greet the solid and snap some images. He wore a brilliant pink and navy patterned button-up shirt beneath a navy jacket, paired with red-tinted shades and black-patterned slacks.
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The present—directed by Tony award-winning Anna D. Shapiro—stars Tony Award winner Beth Leavel as Miranda Priestly, Taylor Iman Jones as Andy Sachs, Javier Muñoz as Nigel Owens, Christiana Cole as Lauren Hunter, Megan Masako Haley as Emily Charlton, Tiffany Mann as Kayla Ward, Michael Tacconi as Nate Angstrom, and Christian Thompson as Christian Thompson.
The Satan Wears Prada: The Musical is described as “a glamorous and hilarious story about discovering your home and discovering what issues most.”
It follows the movie’s fictional Runway Journal, the supreme authority of the high-fashion world, run by the ruthlessly exacting Miranda Priestly.
Andy Sachs joins the journal to start out her profession as Priestly’s assistant, however whereas 1,000,000 individuals would kill to be in her footwear, having to cope with the legendary Editor-in-Chief is not precisely a dream come true. Finally, she should select between her dream profession and her happiness, one thing many within the workforce can relate to throughout the present nice resignation.
If you would like to catch the present, tickets will be bought right here!