Get Ready: A Musical About Anna Wintour is Coming to New York


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Let’s file this under the best idea we’ve heard in a while: there’s a musical in the works about Vogue Editor-in-Chief Anna Wintour. The show, slated to come to a New York theater soon, is being staged by longtime off-Broadway performer Ryan Raftery, who performed a solo show centering on his own life since 2009. Out of that material, Raftery came up with the idea for a Wintour-themed work called “Ryan Raftery Is the Most Powerful Woman in Fashion.”

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Raftery apparently had the idea when he saw the famous editrix in person a few years ago, and an idea dawned on him, as he told New York magazine’s The Cut: “She’s Darth Vader and Hillary Clinton in one little package.”

Using the now famous VogueKim Kardashian and Kanye West cover as a starting point, the plot of the show centers around Wintour worrying that…

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