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Samantha Barks in Pretty Woman: The Musical

Friday, 3 August, 2018

I’m fascinated by Pretty Woman: The Musical starring Samantha Barks as Vivian Ward, a role originally played by the amazing Julia Roberts in the original movie.

2018 Aug 2nd via @SamanthaBarks “Ok so…. Julia Roberts came to watch us in @PrettyWoman tonight…and life will never be the same again!!!”

[see also VF article “Julia Roberts Had a Blast at Broadway’s Pretty Woman“]

Here are some great clips I found.

#Awesome //A never-before-seen music video [“I Can’t Go Back”] for Pretty Woman: The Musical, with #BryanAdams and @SamanthaBarks.//

Steve Kazee and Samantha Barks Perform “You And I” From Pretty Woman

Steve Kazee, Samantha Barks & More Hit the Rehearsal Room for PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL

PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL Interview: Samantha Barks and Steve Kazee

Bryan Adams, Samantha Barks, and Orfeh Talk Awhile About Pretty Woman

LOVE LOVE this: Les Misérables Movie- ‘On my Own’ scene – Samantha Barks

Note that Steve Kazee played the key role of Edward Lewis in the original Chicago production left for “family reasons” and Andy Karl replaced him. “Mr. Kazee’s family home burned down recently [in May 2018], and he has been helping his father resettle.” [a tweet with pix]

P.S. I’ve been thinking about adaptation lately (Alita: Battle Angel from the manga). Interesting to see how a

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