A Devil Wears Prada Musical Is Coming Next Year

BY Harper's BAZAAR U.K. / Sep 18 2019 / 17:47 PM

“That’s all”

A Devil Wears Prada Musical Is Coming Next Year
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"Florals? For spring? Groundbreaking."

One of the most quotable fashion films to ever grace our screens, The Devil Wears Prada, is finally being made into a musical. Elton John’s long-promised musical adaptation of the 2006 hit film will premiere next July in Chicago.

There’s no official casting yet, nor any insight on which of the many famous quotes will be turned into song - but we're hoping for a singalong version of "Can you please spell Gabbana?" or an ode to the cerulean sweater.


Elton John will write the music, Shaina Taub will pen the lyrics, Paul Rudnick will work on the book and Anna D.Shapiro will direct.

The film was originally based on Lauren Weisberger’s bestselling 2003 novel of the same name, and has since become one of the most famous and much-loved films about the fashion industry.


It follows the story of journalist Andrea Sachs, who joins the team at glossy luxury fashion magazine Runway, which is edited by a terrifying and unreasonable editor (played by Meryl Streep) - who is largely thought to have been based on Anna Wintour.


Emily Blunt, who played dedicated assistant Emily in the film, has previously said she would be open to a possible sequel.

“I mean if everyone wanted to do it, it would be cool... I’d be down,” Blunt told Entertainment Tonight.

The wait is nearly over, as tickets for the Chicago run of Devil Wears Prada are available from 6 October. It will premiere on 14 July 2020 at the James M.Nederlander Theatre.

From Harper's Bazaar U.K.