GETTIN’ THE BAND BACK TOGETHER
(Previews began July 19, opens Aug. 13) In this new musical comedy, a banker, fired from his job on his 40th birthday, returns to his mother’s house in New Jersey, gets out his guitar and reunites with his high-school mates to form the rock band they always wanted to be. Belasco Theatre, 111 W. 44th St., btw Sixth Ave. & Broadway, 212.239.6200.
PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL
(Previews began July 20, opens Aug. 16) The romantic musical comedy, based on the 1990 movie of the same name, tells the contemporary Cinderella story of a diamond in the rough (Samantha Barks), who finds a better life in the arms of a handsome corporate raider (Andy Karl). Nederlander Theatre, 208 W. 41st St., btw Seventh & Eighth aves., 877.250.2929.