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Legally Blonde   

 
Palace Theatre , (4/29/2007 - 10/19/2008)
First Preview:Apr 03, 2007 Total Previews:30
Opening Date:Apr 29, 2007   
Closing Date:Oct 19, 2008 Total Performances:595

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: In and around the Delta Nu house, Southern California. In and around the Harvard Law campus, Cambridge, Massachusetts.


Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by Stewart F. Lane, James M. Nederlander and James L. Nederlander
Produced by Hal Luftig, Fox Theatricals (Kristin Caskey, Mike Isaacson), Dori Berinstein, James L. Nederlander, Independent Presenters Network, Roy Furman, Amanda Lipitz, Broadway Asia, Barbara Whitman, FWPM Group, Ruth Hendel, Cheryl Wiesenfeld, Hal Goldberg, David Binder, James D. Stern, Douglas L. Meyer, Stewart F. Lane, Bonnie Comley, Robert G. Bartner, Michael A. Jenkins, Albert Nocciolino and Warren Trepp; Produced in association with MGM Onstage, Darcie Denkert and Dean Stolber; Associate Producer: PMC Productions, Yasuhiro Kawana, Andrew Asnes and Adam Zotovich
Music by Laurence O'Keefe and Nell Benjamin; Lyrics by Laurence O'Keefe and Nell Benjamin; Book by Heather Hach; Based on the novel by Amanda Brown; Based on the film by MGM; Musical Director: James Sampliner; Music orchestrated by Christopher Jahnke; Music arranged by Laurence O'Keefe and James Sampliner
Directed by Jerry Mitchell; Choreographed by Jerry Mitchell; Associate Director: Marc Bruni; Associate Choreographer: Denis Jones
Scenic Design by David Rockwell; Costume Design by Gregg Barnes; Lighting Design by Kenneth Posner and Paul Miller; Sound Design by Acme Sound Partners and Nevin Steinberg; Hair Design by David Brian Brown; Associate Scenic Design: Richard Jaris; Associate Costume Design: Sky Switser; Automated Lighting Programmer: Timothy F. Rogers; Make-Up Design by Justen M. Brosnan
General Manager: Nina Lannan & Associates and Maggie Brohn; Company Manager: Kimberly Kelley; Associate Co. Mgr: Nathan Gehan
Production Stage Manager: Bonnie L. Becker; Technical Supervisor: Smitty/Theatersmith, Inc.; Stage Manager: Kimberly Russell
Conducted by James Sampliner; Associate Conductor: Jason DeBord; Violin 1/Concertmaster: Antoine Silverman; Viola: Jonathan Dinklage; Cello: Peter Sachon; Lead Trumpet/Flugelhorn: Dave Trigg; Trumpet 2/Flugelhorn: Bud Burridge; Trombon/Bass trombone: Keith O'Quinn; Reed 1 (Alto sax, Flute, Piccolo, Clarinet, Penny whistle): Vincent DellaRocca; Reed 2 (Tenor sax, Clarinet, Flute, Oboe, English horn): Dan Willis; Reed 3 (Baritone sax, Clarinet, Bass clarinet, Flute, Bassoon): Chad Smith; French Horn: Roger Wendt; Drums, Percussion, Synthesizer: Greg Joseph; Acoustic & electric bass: Mark Vanderpoel; Keyboard 1: James Sampliner; Keyboard 2: Jason DeBord; Keyboard 3: Matt Gallagher; Electric/Acoustic guitars, Mandolin: John Putnam; Electric/Acoustic guitars: Kenny Brescia; Percussion, Mallets, Timpani, Latin, Electronic: Pablo Rieppi; Musical Coordinator: Michael Keller
Press Representative: Barlow-Hartman Public Relations; Casting: Bernard Telsey; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.; Animal Trainer: William Berloni; Marketing: TMG - The Marketing Group; Dance Captain: Michelle Kittrell and Rusty Mowery; Dialect Coach: Stephen Gabis; Fight direction by Thomas Schall; Photographer: Paul Kolnik
Cast
Laura Bell Bundy Elle Woods (Apr 03, 2007 - Jul 20, 2008)
Richard H. Blake Warner Huntington III
Christian Borle Emmett Forrest
Orfeh Paulette
Michael Rupert Professor Callahan
Kate Shindle Vivienne Kensington
Nikki Snelson Brooke Wyndam (Apr 03, 2007 - Apr 06, 2008)
Shandi
Annaleigh Ashford Margot (Apr 03, 2007 - Sep 23, 2007)
April Berry Kristine
Ensemble
Paul Canaan Ensemble
Chico Bruiser
Chloe Rufus
Beth Curry Gabby
Ensemble
Amber Efé Judge
Ensemble
Store Manager
Gaelen Gilliland Mom
Whitney
Ensemble
Jason Gillman Ensemble
Becky Gulsvig Leilani
Ensemble
Rod Harrelson Ensemble
Manuel Herrera Padamadan
Nikos
Ensemble
Natalie Joy Johnson Veronica
Enid
Ensemble
Andy Karl Grandmaster Chad
Dewey
Kyle
Ensemble
Nick Kenkel Ensemble
Michelle Kittrell Cece
Ensemble
Leslie Kritzer Serena (Apr 03, 2007 - Aug 12, 2007)
DeQuina Moore Pilar (Apr 03, 2007 - Jul 01, 2007)
Kevin Pariseau Dad
Winthrop
Ensemble
Matthew Risch Carlos
Ensemble
Jason Patrick Sands Ensemble (Apr 03, 2007 - Jul 22, 2007)
Noah Weisberg Aaron (Apr 03, 2007 - Dec 30, 2007)
Guard (Apr 03, 2007 - Dec 30, 2007)
Ensemble (Apr 03, 2007 - Dec 30, 2007)
Kate Wetherhead Chutney (Apr 03, 2007 - Feb 24, 2008)
Kate (Apr 03, 2007 - Feb 24, 2008)
Ensemble (Apr 03, 2007 - Feb 24, 2008)
Swings: Lindsay Nicole Chambers, Tracy Jai Edwards, Rod Harrelson and Rusty Mowery
Understudies: Annaleigh Ashford (Elle Woods), Beth Curry (Brooke Wyndam, Shandi), Tracy Jai Edwards (Serena, Vivienne Kensington), Amber Efé (Paulette), Gaelen Gilliland (Enid, Paulette, Vivienne Kensington), Jason Gillman (Warner Huntington III), Becky Gulsvig (Elle Woods), Andy Karl (Emmett Forrest, Professor Callahan), Michelle Kittrell (Brooke Wyndam, Shandi), Kevin Pariseau (Professor Callahan), Matthew Risch (Warner Huntington III) and Noah Weisberg (Emmett Forrest)
Tony Award®
 2007 Best Book of a Musical [nominee]
Book by Heather Hach
 2007 Best Original Score [nominee]
Music by Laurence O'Keefe and Nell Benjamin; Lyrics by Laurence O'Keefe and Nell Benjamin
 2007 Best Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Laura Bell Bundy
 2007 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Christian Borle
 2007 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Orfeh
 2007 Best Choreography [nominee]
Jerry Mitchell
 2007 Best Costume Design of a Musical [nominee]
Costume Design by Gregg Barnes
Drama Desk Award
 2007 Outstanding Musical [nominee]
Produced by Hal Luftig, Fox Theatricals (Kristin Caskey, Mike Isaacson), Dori Berinstein, James L. Nederlander, Independent Presenters Network, Roy Furman, Amanda Lipitz, Broadway Asia, Barbara Whitman, FWPM Group, Ruth Hendel, Cheryl Wiesenfeld, Hal Goldberg, David Binder, James D. Stern, Douglas L. Meyer, Stewart F. Lane, Bonnie Comley, Robert G. Bartner, Michael A. Jenkins, Albert Nocciolino, Warren Trepp, PMC Productions, Yasuhiro Kawana, Andrew Asnes and Adam Zotovich; Produced in association with MGM Onstage, Darcie Denkert and Dean Stolber
 2007 Outstanding Book of a Musical [nominee]
Book by Heather Hach
 2007 Outstanding Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Laura Bell Bundy
 2007 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Christian Borle
 2007 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Orfeh
 2007 Outstanding Choreography [nominee]
Jerry Mitchell
 2007 Outstanding Director of a Musical [nominee]
Directed by Jerry Mitchell
 2007 Outstanding Lyrics [nominee]
Lyrics by Laurence O'Keefe and Nell Benjamin
 2007 Outstanding Set Design of a Musical [nominee]
Scenic Design by David Rockwell
 2007 Outstanding Music [nominee]
Music by Laurence O'Keefe and Nell Benjamin
ACT 1Sung By
Omigod You Guys Margot, Serena, Pilar, Delta Nu's, Elle Woods, Shopgirl and Manager
Serious Warner Huntington III and Elle Woods
Daughter of Delta Nu Margot, Serena, Pilar, Kate and Delta Nu's
What You Want Elle Woods, Margot, Serena, Pilar, Kate, Mom, Dad, Grandmaster Chad, Winthrop, Pforzheimer, Lowell, Delta Nu's and Company
The Harvard Variations Emmett Forrest, Aaron, Enid, Padamadan and Harvard Students
Blood in the Water Professor Callahan and Company
Positive Elle Woods, Margot, Serena, Pilar and Greek Chorus
Ireland Paulette
Ireland (Reprise)Paulette
Serious (Reprise)Elle Woods and Warner Huntington III
Chip on My Shoulder Emmett Forrest, Elle Woods, Greek Chorus and Company
So Much Better Elle Woods, Greek Chorus and Company
ACT 2Sung By
Whipped Into Shape Brooke Wyndam, Professor Callahan and Company
Take It Like a Man Elle Woods, Emmett Forrest and Salespersons
Bend and Snap Elle Woods, Paulette, Serena, Margot, Pilar and Salonfolk
There! Right There! Elle Woods, Professor Callahan, Emmett Forrest, Brooke Wyndam, Vivienne Kensington, Warner Huntington III, Enid, Judge, Nikos, Carlos and Company
Legally Blonde Elle Woods and Emmett Forrest
Legally Blonde Remix Vivienne Kensington, Enid, Elle Woods and Company
Omigod You Guys (Reprise)Elle Woods and Company
Find My Way/Finale Elle Woods, Paulette and Company