‘The Devil Wears Prada’ Musical Provides A First Look Wow At Vanessa Williams As Miranda Priestly

The Devil Wears Prada musical has revealed a stunning first social media glimpse of Vanessa Williams as Miranda Priestly.

The musical began preview performances at the Theatre Royal Plymouth in London July 6. It will run through August 17, prior to opening at West End’s Dominion Theatre in October.

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If the promo is any indication, Williams seems to be an almost satanic version of the fashion magazine mogul first brought to life on film 18 years ago by Meryl Streep.

The clip starts with Williams popping up, as the screen announces, “Miranda has arrived.”

The star wearing a red sequin gown and a matching duster jacket. She quickly flashes her coat open to give a full-body look at the striking outfit.

The musical, which features an original score by Elton John, is derived from Lauren Weisberger’s 2003 novel and the successful 2006 film, which earned $326.7 million globally against a budget of $35-41 million and garnered two Academy Award nominations.

Williams made her Broadway debut in 1994 with Kiss Of The Spider Woman. She leads the cast that features British actor Matt Henry portraying Nigel, Georgie Buckland (Andy), Amy Di Bartolomeo (Emily), Rhys Whitfield (Nate), and James Darch (Christian).

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