The Devil Wears Prada Musical Finally Debuts in Chicago

The wait is over! The long-awaited musical The Devil Wears Prada, the Musical has finally made its debut in Chicago. The musical is based on the book published in 2003. The eponymous movie, released in 2006, is also an adaptation of the same. The musical opened at the James M. Nederlander Theater in Chicago to much fervor and anticipation. The adaptation is all set to run till August 21, 2022. The musical opened with Andy Sachs singing “She Means Business.”

Heartfelt Music and Stunning Costumes

The music for the musical was composed by Grammy award winner Elton John. While speaking about his experience writing all those tracks for the show, he stated that every character has something to say, so it gives him great scope for writing. He thoroughly enjoyed the process of writing songs with lyricist Shania Taub. Arianne Phillips designed the costumes for the show which have been a massive hit with fans. The designer has been nominated for an Academy Award for her work before and has worked with many celebrities in the past.

The Beautiful and Incredible Cast

The Devil Wears Prada, the Musical has an amazing cast, and each character has received critical acclaim for portraying these iconic characters. The character of protagonist Andy Sachs was made into an icon by actress Anne Hathaway in the 2006 movie. For the musical, Taylor Iman Jones dons the shoes of the editor aspirant. The role of the villain we all love to hate, Miranda Priestly, was played by Beth Level. Priestley was first brought to life by legendary Meryl Streep and has remained one of the most iconic roles of the actress. The other cast members were Javier Munoz as Nigel Owens, Megan Haley as Emily Charlton, Christiana Cole as Lauren, and Tiffany Mann as Kayla. Michael Tacconi and Christian Thompson did a splendid job at playing the role of Nate and Christian respectively.

5 Classic Board Games That Can Easily Be Played Online

When it’s difficult to cramp around a coffee table or on the floor in the living room to play an energetic round of Catan or any other board game, the Internet comes to the rescue. Who said you can’t have an exhilarating night of board games in times of social distancing? Not us! Here are five classic games you can easily tune in to play online…

1. Monopoly

A game of Monopoly
5 Classic Board Games That Can Easily Be Played Online

Who doesn’t know Monopoly? It’s one of the oldest, most popular board games of all time. Tap into your entrepreneurial spirit and be the business mogul you want to be. There is a Monopoly app ($4) that is the same as the original, just with a couple of additional features to spice things up even more. There’s even a “quick mode” for when you don’t have an entire evening to play.

2. Catan Universe

The Catan Universe App Interface
5 Classic Board Games That Can Easily Be Played Online

If this is the first time you have heard about Catan, you are in serious luck because this game promises fun like no other with a dash of strategy and luck. Much like the real board game, the Catan Universe app offers the same visual appeal as the original. Up to three players can play the basic version for free, and if you want to give “Seafarers” and “Cities and Knights” a chance, you will have to pay to play.

3. Clue

Clue - The Classic Mystery Game wallpaper
5 Classic Board Games That Can Easily Be Played Online

For just $4, the Clue app can help you relive the thrill of investigating Mr. Boddy’s untimely demise from the ominous rooms of the Tudor Mansion. Get into the shoes of Colonel Mustard, Miss Scarlet, and the rest of the game’s cast of characters to experience a playing experience like no other.

4. Scrabble Go — The Evergreen of All Board Games

A board of Scrabble
5 Classic Board Games That Can Easily Be Played Online

Not many things compare to the glory of scoring a triple word score on Scrabble when everyone else is struggling to put a single word together. You can relive that uniquely satisfying experience from the comfort of your couch through the Scrabble GO app. The best part? It’s free to use!

5. Risk: Global Domination

Risk: Global Domination game board
5 Classic Board Games That Can Easily Be Played Online

Fancy the idea of global domination? Well, your wish is granted through the Risk: Global Domination app. Experience the thrill of the original Risk board games minus the downsides of being huddled around a teeny-tiny world map for hours or even days on end.