Vanessa Hudgens is returning to her musical roots in ‘Gigi.’ The actress will be making her broadway debut in 2015 — check out the promotional clip in which she channels Audrey Hepburn!
So exciting! Vanessa Hudgens will be playing the role of “Gigi” in the Broadway musical of the same name. Her new promotional pictures and videos show the 26-year-old in classic black and white ball gown — so elegant!
Vanessa Hudgens In ‘Gigi’ — Her Broadway Debut
The show is based on the iconic 1958 film starring Leslie Caron. The promotional pictures and videos feature Vanessa embodying a woman in Paris at the turn-of-the-20th-century. In the pic above, Vanessa is channeling Audrey Hepburn specifically and we think she looks amaze!
In the clip, Vanessa spins in front of the Eiffel Tower while a voice boasts, “You’re invited to experience the romance and glamour of Paris.”
The show will start in Washington, D.C. at The Kennedy Center from Jan. 16 to Feb. 12 before appearing in NYC in 2015.
‘Gigi’ The Musical Plot
According to the clip description, the show will “set in the magical world of La Belle Epoque Paris, where fashion, glamour, and passion prevail. Lerner and Loewe’s celebrated musical is a romantic comedy about one young woman’s journey to find her true self… and her true love.”
Like we said, this will be Vanessa’s first crack at broadway — HollywoodLifers, do you think she will do a good job? Will you go watch the show? Let us know in the comments below!
— Shira Benozilio