New York: "High School Musical" star Vanessa Hudgens has made her Broadway debut with romantic musical comedy "Gigi".
The Eric Schaeffer-helmed tuner, adapted by Heidi Thomas, also stars Corey Cott, Howard McGillin, Steffanie Leigh, Victoria Clark and Dee Hoty. Opening night is scheduled for April 8 at the Neil Simon Theatre, according to Broadway.Com.
Set during the turn of the 20th century, "Gigi" tells the story of a free-spirited teenage girl living in Paris who is groomed (in the custom of her family) to serve as a companion to a bored, wealthy playboy until the pair realize they have fallen in love.
The show features the memorable tunes "Thank Heaven For Little Girls," "I Remember It Well," "The Night They Invented Champagne," "It's a Bore," "Say a Prayer for Me Tonight" and more.
The cast also includes Cameron Adams, Kathryn Boswell, Max Clayton, Madeleine Doherty, Ashley Blair Fitzgerald, Hannah Florence, Alison Jantzie, Brian Ogilvie, James Patterson, Justin Prescott, Jeffrey C Sousa, Manny Stark, Tanairi Sade Vazquez, Richard White, Amos Wolff and Ashley Yeater.