Pretty Woman On Broadway – A Feel Good Fantasy


Yes, it’s the same storyline as the movie!

Do we have any Pretty Woman fans here?  ‘Cuz I don’t know about you but I loved that movie so when I was invited to review Pretty Woman the Musical, I was more than happy to do so.  It’s the perfect Broadway show to watch for a girl’s night out, a date night or mom’s night out!

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You’ll be happy to find that it’s filled with all your favorite movie scenes.  The Hollywood Blvd. pick-up, the snobby shopping and delightful makeover scenes, the opera giggles, the classic polo outing.  It’s all there!

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And you’ll be happy to find familiar outfits that made this movie so iconic make a comeback to the stage!  (Who can forget that stunning to-the-floor, red dress?!)  It was both nostalgic and thrilling to see all over again!

After having opened August 16th in 2018, and having Bryan Adams and Jim Vallance produce the musical set, this musical has taken off and filled audience’s hearts with a renewed love for this fairytale plot.  And if you’re like me, you’ll go home blissfully wanting to re-watch the 80s movie all over! pretty woman the musical, pretty woman musical, pretty woman on broadway, pretty woman review, bryan adams musical

Just as in the movie, the crucial chemistry between the two unlikely lovers, was just as palpable on stage.   Broadway actress, Samantha Barks charms us as Vivian alongside Andy Karl (who plays Richard Gere’s role, as Edward).  His voice was so soulful that I didn’t want him to stop singing!

The two were like fire together!  And I don’t think I’ve ever witnessed a sexier musical!

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Additional Info.

Runtime 2 hrs. and 30 min.

Credits Music and lyrics by Bryan Adams and Jim Vallance; Book by Garry Marshall and J.F. Lawton.; Directed and choreographed by Jerry Mitchell
CastSamantha Barks, Andy Karl, Orfeh, Eric Anderson, Jason Danieley, Allison Blackwell, Tommy Bracco, Brian Calì, Robby Clater, Jessica Crouch, Nico DeJesus, Anna Eilinsfeld, Matt Farcher, Lauren Lim Jackson, Renée Marino, Ellyn Marie Marsh, Jillian Mueller, Jake Odmark, Jennifer Sanchez, Matthew Stocke, Alex Michael Stoll, Alan Wiggins, Jesse Wildman and Darius Wright

DisclosureThis post is made possible by support from Pretty Woman: The Musical. All opinions are my own.



Where To Stay & What To Do In Northern Bali

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Bali offers some of the most breathtaking natural beauty we’ve ever seen.  We just returned from there and our heads are still spinning from all the stunning sights.  Read on for highlights of the Northern Bali region.  (We’re going to have to break this trip up into multiple posts because there is just that much goodness.  Plus we packed in so much traveling ALL over the country!)  You’ll want to bookmark this site and hit all these spots in order to not miss a thing

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Amongst the rolling hills, lush countryside, and plantations you’ll find lots of options but we loved Munduk Moding Plantation.  And not to tout how right we were but it was voted best Eco-Luxury resort in Indonesia in 2016 by the World Luxury Hotels Association!  And that incredible pool was voted one of the best 10 Infinity pools in the world in 2014.  Can you see why?

I wanted to take a million photos here hoping to capture and steal some of that beauty as my take-home souvenir.  The sunsets and sunrises are remarkable being that you are so high up in the clouds.  You won’t even believe your eyes as you look out into the mountains and walk the edge of this pool.  You’ll feel a million miles away from home here and so close to heaven.  It is truly awe-inspiring and meditative.

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What a treat it was to live (albeit briefly) amidst the Balinese jungle and on a coffee plantation in the clouds.  It was SUCH a special hideaway.  It had that exotic appeal with their traditional architecture along with luxurious touches like flower buds scattered through our high-end suite.

And I was happy to find that the resort offered so many family-friendly activities (like kite making and flying, Balinese dance and costume making, bamboo weaving, towel artistry etc.)  Plus in the evening, there are children’s TV shows and movies followed by a fire pit and marshmallow roasting.  Who knows, you might even get some quiet time to yourself with all these activities to keep the kids occupied!

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The food on-site was a yummy mix of local favorites mixed in with more familiar options which pleased the whole family.

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And the complimentary tours around the grounds allowed guests to bird watch, stroll through the coffee plantation and gardens and learn all about the making of coffee.  I can’t go a day without coffee so I was fascinated!

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It was so fun!   There was also a highly rated spa on the resort’s premises but we were too busy exploring the area to have time to sit around getting massaged haha!


We couldn’t resist hiking through a natural waterfall (there are several in the area).  If you do this, we recommend hiring a local guide (they can be found at the entrance of the waterfalls) for super cheap. Trust me, you’ll have more fun if you can let someone else do the navigating.  Note stairs are sometimes steep and slippery when wet.  I would not recommend this for kids 5 and under since the trek is at least 20 minutes each way unless your child really likes the stairmaster.

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Also, a must – stop near the hotel is Wanagiri, an Instagram-able swing lookout with breathtaking views  of the Twin Lakes.

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If in the area, you must also stop by Ulun Danu Bratan Water Temple in Tabanan.  Here you can take a memorable swan ride through the lake to enjoy the mountainside’s picturesque views!
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And then visit the many surrounding gates and temples on premise!
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Along the way, you’ll want to stop and stare at the beautiful rice plantations and maybe check out the millions of monkeys roaming the mountainside.  There is so much natural beauty to see along the way!
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Based on this recap, what would you most like to do or see while in the Munduk Northern Bali region?  Stay tuned for more Bali highlights (focusing on other regions) coming soon!  And let me know what else you’d like to hear more about!
Thanks to Munduk Moding Plantation for hosting us!  We had the most memorable time with you!
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