| Apr 20, 2016
Comedian Drew Droege Takes on the Role of Miranda Priestly in The Unauthorized Musical Parody of The Devil Wears Prada
Somebody get him the unpublished manuscript of the new Harry Potter book like now
April 13, 2016 Craig Byrd Theater Comments
Bigger-than-life characters are perfect targets for parody. No doubt author Lauren Weisberger felt that way when she wrote The Devil Wears Prada, a novel in which a thinly disguised Anna Wintour is depicted as the boss from hell. Meryl Streep tackled the role of Miranda Priestly in a 2006 film; the performance resulted in one of her numerous Oscar nominations. So it was only a matter of time before the film spawned its own spoof, which brings us to The Unauthorized Musical Parody of The Devil Wears Prada, currently playing at Rockwell Table & Stage. The role of Miranda Priestly has been taken up by comedian Drew Droege, who alternates the role with John Flynn.
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