Legally Blonde

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Legally Blonde is a musical with music and lyrics by Laurence O'Keefe and Nell Benjamin and a book by Heather Hach.

Usually billed as Legally Blonde The Musical.

The original text

Based on the novel Legally Blonde by Amanda Brown (AuthorHouse, 2001)[1] and the 2001 film[2] of the same name.

Directed and choreographed by Jerry Mitchell, it premiered at the Golden Gate Theatre, San Francisco, on 23 January, 2007, before going on to open at the Palace Theatre on Broadway on 29 April. The London West End production opened at the Savoy Theatre in January 2010.

Translations and adaptations

The stage version filmed for TV as Legally Blonde: The Musical in 2007

Performance history in South Africa

2012: Performed as Legally Blonde The Musical by the Young Performers Project at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre in Durban from 3 July to 15 July. Directed by Themi Venturas, choreographed by Daisy Spencer, vocal training by Desirè Govender of the Charon Williams Ros studio. The professional actor involved was Michael Gritten, while the learners involved included Gemma Borros, Georgi Adey,

2024: Performed as Legally Blonde The Musical in the Artscape Theatre by Artscape, opening on 3 February


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