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Legally Blonde

Legally Blonde

by Nell Benjamin, Laurence O'Keefe and Heather Hach

Based on a Film, Comedy, Pop/Rock Musical

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Legally Blonde

Legally Blonde




A new musical based on the MGM motion picture starring Reese Witherspoon.


Story:

When Delta Nu's president Elle Woods gets dumped, she decides to get "serious" to win her boy back. But once at Harvard Law, she discovers the true power behind being legally blonde.


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Composer

Composer and Lyricist
Nell Benjamin

Composer

Composer and Lyricist
Laurence O'Keefe

Librettist

Librettist
Heather Hach



  • Premiere
  • 2001 Film

Broadway Premiere

Theatre
Palace Theatre
Opening Night
Apr 29, 2007
Total Performances
595
Original Cast
Laura Bell Bundy, Christian Borle, Orfeh, Richard H. Blake, Kate Shindle, Nikki Snelson, Michael Rupert
Director
Jerry Mitchell
Choreographer
Jerry Mitchell
Producer
Hal Luftig, Fox Theatricals, 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
Musical Director
James Sampliner
Orchestrations
Christopher Jahnke
Scenic Design
David Rockwell
Costume Design
Gregg Barnes
Lighting Design
Kenneth Posner and Paul Miller
Sound Design
Acme Sound Partners and Nevin Steinberg

2001 Film Version

Movie Name
Legally Blonde
Type
Non-Musical
Director
Robert Luketic
Screenplay
Karen McCullah, Kirsten Smith
Starring
Reese Witherspoon, Luke Wilson, Selma Blair





CDs

CD
Original Broadway Cast Album


Sheetmusic

Sheetmusic
Vocal Selections


Videos

DVD
Original Hollywood Version DVD

Blu-Ray
Original Hollywood Version Blu-Ray


Other

Merchandise




2007 Tony Award Nominations

Best Book of a Musical
Best Original Score
Best Actress in a Musical - Laura Bell Bundy
Best Featured Actor in a Musical - Christian Borle
Best Featured Actress in a Musical - Orfeh
Best Choreography
Best Costume Design of a Musical

2007 Drama Desk Award Nominations

Outstanding Musical
Outstanding Book of a Musical
Outstanding Actress in a Musical - Laura Bell Bundy
Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical - Christian Borle
Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical - Orfeh
Outstanding Choreography
Outstanding Director of a Musical
Outstanding Lyrics
Outstanding Set Design of a Musical
Outstanding Music

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