The lead actors for Pretty Woman the musical which opens just in time for Valentines Day 2020 have been announced as Danny Mac and Aimee Atkinson.
Mac will play Edward, the part played by Richard Gere in the movie and Aitkinson takes Julia Roberts’ role of Vivian.
Atkinson is probably best known for being an original cast member of SIX in which she played Katherine Howard. She also has a long list of stage credits including In the Heights, Dirty Dancing, Never Forget, Wizard of Oz, Carnaby Street and Zorro The Musical. She is also a member of girl group Goldstone and a winner of BBC Voice of Musical Theatre.
As well as starring in Hollyoaks and reaching the Strictly Come Dancing final in 2016, Mac also has numerous stage credits to his name including Les Misérables, Wicked, On The Town, Sunset Boulevard and Amélie. He currently stars in White Christmas at the Dominion Theatre which runs until 4th January 2020.
Pretty Woman opens at the Piccadilly Theatre on 13th February 2020.