OMG you guys! Lead casting has now been announced for the upcoming production of Legally Blonde at the Open Air Theatre in Regent's Park this summer. Legally Blonde will begin previews on May 13th, with an opening night scheduled for May 20th and performances due to run until July 2nd.
Leading the cast in the role of Harvard law graduate, Elle Woods will be Courtney Bowman whose previous West End credits include playing Anne Boleyn in 'Six The Musical', and Pritti Pasha at the Apollo Theatre in 'Everybody’s Talking About Jamie'.
Other notable members of the Legally Blonde cast include Hannah Yun Chamberlain as Serena, Michael Ahomka-Lindsay as Emmett, Grace Mouat as Pilar, Lauren Drew as Brooke, Isaac Hesketh as Margot, Nadine Higgin as Paulette, Vanessa Fisher as Vivienne, Alžbeta Matyšáková as Enid, Eugene McCoy as Callahan, and Alistair Toovey as Warner. Full casting for Legally Blonde will be revealed in due course.
Based on the much loved movie of the same name, Legally Blonde follows the fortunes of fashion conscious blonde Elle Woods as she enrols herself into Harvard Law School in an attempt to to pursue her sweetheart, Warner Huntington III. During her time studying at the college, Elle comes to realise that being true to herself is the most important thing and will never go out of fashion.
Legally Blonde features music and lyrics by Laurence O'Keefe and Nell Benjamin and a book by Heather Hachand, and first premiered in London back in 2009 with Sheridan Smith taking the role of Elle Woods. The musical will be directed by Lucy Moss and features a creative team including sound design by Tony Gayle, choreography by Ellen Kane, costume design by Jean Chan, set design by Laura Hopkins, and lighting design by Phillip Gladwell.
Legally Blonde is to be the first production to feature in this summer’s season at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre which also includes 101 Dalmatians and Antigone.
Performances of Legally Blonde will be at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre from May13th to July 2nd.