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‘The Devil Wears Prada’: The Broadway Musical?

'The Devil Wears Prada': The Broadway Musical?

In a profile on Broadway producer Kevin McCollum, The Associated Press noted that McCollum’s company Alchemation — which brought the likes of “Rent,” ”Avenue Q,” ”The Drowsy Chaperone” to the stage — has a partnership with 20th Century Fox and hopes to give “The Devil Wears Prada” the Broadway treatment as a result. Which offers us the dreamy scenario of Meryl Streep, Anne Hathaway, Emily Blunt and/or Stanley Tucci coming along for the ride and reprising their roles.

It’s unlikely, of course, but it is notable that all four actors have musical histories. And back in 2012  La Streep declared in British Vogue “she’d consider reprisingher role as the fierce Miranda Priestly even though she’d ‘have to lose the f***ing weight.'” We’ll take you again as Miranda in any way, shape or form, Meryl (and for the record, think you look fabulous as is)…

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