Touring the UK again following a 2017 tour, which received ★★★★★ critical acclaim, EastEnders’ Rita Simons, Lucie Jones and Bill Ward, star of Coronation Street and Emmerdale, are back starring in the sparkling new production of the smash-hit musical, Legally Blonde The Musical.
An all singing, all dancing romantic comedy, Legally Blonde The Musical is a fun-filled, feel-good pink fest. College sweetheart and homecoming queen Elle Woods, doesn’t take no for an answer. When her boyfriend dumps her for someone more serious, Elle puts down the credit card, hits the books and heads for Harvard Law School. Along the way, Elle proves that being true to yourself never goes out of style.
Based on the Reese Witherspoon film, Legally Blonde The Musical earned seven Tony nominations and 10 Drama Desk Award nominations during its Broadway run. In the UK it was nominated for five Laurence Olivier Awards, winning three, including Best New Musical, and it was nominated for eight Whatsonstage Awards winning four including Best Musical.
As well as its human stars, Legally Blonde The Musical has two scene-stealing dogs in the cast; a Chihuahua called Bruiser and Rufus, a big, brutish, dog that only its mother could love! Bruiser is a permanent member of the tour cast and plays at every venue and producers have have held auditions for local doggie stars to play ‘Rufus’ in every town and city on the tour.
Directed and Choreographed by Anthony Williams
Co-Choreographer Dean Street
Musical Supervisor James McCullagh
Associate Director David Barrett
Resident Director Andrew Simeon
Designer David Shields
Set Designer/Head Scenic Artist Jason Bishop
Lighting Designer Nev Milsom
Sound Designer Christopher Bogg