Legally Blonde, Elle Woods’ Story

Legally Blonde, The Musical was a smash in New York on Broadway, and now it has found a new home at The Savoy Theatre in London. Acclaimed for its witty dialogue, memorable music, and rousing finale, Legally Blonde makes for a fun night at the theatre for the entire family.

Legally Blonde’s heroine is Elle Woods, a lovable and dynamic co-ed who always has the perfect outfit for any occasion. Elle senses that her boyfriend, Warner, is on the verge of proposing marriage. When he breaks up with her instead and announces his intention of finding an intellectual girlfriend, Elle resolves to enter Harvard Law school and win her boyfriend back.

Based on the 2001 American movie, Legally Blonde, starring Reese Witherspoon, the musical version of this story was first produced for the Broadway stage in 2007 at the Palace Theatre. It quickly became a hit, garnering 7 Tony Award nominations and 10 Drama Desk Award nominations. Laura Bell Bundy headlined the original production as Elle, with Christian Borle playing her love-interest Emmet Forrest. This production of the musical broke precedent in September of 2007, when it was recorded and Broadcast on American television network MTV. What followed was a reality show in which the next Elle Woods was cast. The winner of the reality show, Bailey Hanks, played Elle on Broadway until the show closed in October of 2008.

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