MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Apr 29, 2007
Closing Date
Oct 19, 2008
1st Preview
Apr 03, 2007
1st Preview
Apr 03, 2007
Previews
30
Performances
595
MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Palace Theatre
(Apr 29, 2007 - Oct 19, 2008)

Setting
In and around the Delta Nu house, Southern California. In and around the Harvard Law campus, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Theatre Owned / Operated by Stewart F. Lane, James L. Nederlander and James M. Nederlander
Music by Nell Benjamin and Laurence O'Keefe; Lyrics by Nell Benjamin and Laurence O'Keefe; Book by Heather Hach; Based on the novel by Amanda Brown; Based on the film by MGM; Musical Director: James Sampliner; Music orchestrated by Christopher Jahnke; Music arranged by Laurence O'Keefe and James Sampliner; Additional Arrangements: Alex Lacamoire
Directed by Jerry Mitchell; Choreographed by Jerry Mitchell; Associate Director: Marc Bruni; Associate Choreographer: Denis Jones; Assistant Choreographer: Nick Kenkel
Scenic Design by David Rockwell; Costume Design by Gregg Barnes; Lighting Design by Paul Miller and Kenneth Posner; Sound Design by Acme Sound Partners and Nevin Steinberg; Hair Design by David Brian Brown; Associate Scenic Design: Richard Jaris; Assistant Scenic Design: Gaetane Bertol, Rob Bissinger, Larry Brown, Brian Drucker, Todd Ivins and Corrine Merrill; Associate Costume Design: Sky Switser; Assistant Costume Design: Matthew Pachtman; Assistant Lighting Design: Jonathan Spencer; Assistant Sound Design: Jeffrey Yoshi Lee; Automated Lighting Programmer: Timothy F. Rogers; Make-Up Design by Justen M. Brosnan
General Manager: Nina Lannan & Associates and Maggie Brohn; Company Manager: Kimberly Kelley; Associate Co. Mgr: Nathan Gehan
Production Stage Manager: Bonnie L. Becker; Technical Supervisor: Smitty/Theatersmith, Inc.; Stage Manager: Kimberly Russell; Assistant Stage Mgr: Scott Rowen
Conducted by James Sampliner; Associate Conductor: Jason DeBord; Violin 1/Concertmaster: Antoine Silverman; Viola: Jonathan Dinklage; Cello: Peter Sachon; Lead Trumpet/Flugelhorn: Dave Trigg; Trumpet 2/Flugelhorn: Bud Burridge; Trombon/Bass trombone: Keith O'Quinn; Reed 1 (Alto sax, Flute, Piccolo, Clarinet, Penny whistle): Vincent DellaRocca; Reed 2 (Tenor sax, Clarinet, Flute, Oboe, English horn): Dan Willis; Reed 3 (Baritone sax, Clarinet, Bass clarinet, Flute, Bassoon): Chad Smith; French Horn: Roger Wendt; Drums, Percussion, Synthesizer: Greg Joseph; Acoustic & electric bass: Mark Vanderpoel; Keyboard 1: James Sampliner; Keyboard 2: Jason DeBord; Keyboard 3: Matt Gallagher; Electric/Acoustic guitars, Mandolin: John Putnam; Electric/Acoustic guitars: Kenny Brescia; Percussion, Mallets, Timpani, Latin, Electronic: Pablo Rieppi; Musical Coordinator: Michael Keller; Copyist: Emily Grishman Music Preparation/Emily Grishman, Katharine Edmonds; Synthesizer Programmer: Leland Music Co.
Press Representative: Barlow-Hartman Public Relations; Casting: Bernard Telsey; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.; Animal Trainer: William Berloni; Marketing: TMG - The Marketing Group; Dance Captain: Michelle Kittrell and Rusty Mowery; Dialect Coach: Stephen Gabis; Fight direction by Thomas Schall; Photographer: Paul Kolnik; Web Design/Online Marketing Strategy: Damian Bazadona, Ian Bennett, Jimmy Lee, Chris Powers and Situation Marketing; Dog Handler: Rob Cox and Kylen Kline
Elle Woods
Apr 03, 2007 - Jul 20, 2008
Warner Huntington III
Emmett Forrest
Paulette
Professor Callahan
Vivienne Kensington
Brooke Wyndam
Apr 03, 2007 - Apr 06, 2008
 
Shandi
Margot
Apr 03, 2007 - Sep 23, 2007
Kristine
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Bruiser
Rufus
Gabby
 
Ensemble
Judge
 
Ensemble
 
Store Manager
 
Whitney
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Leilani
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Padamadan
 
Nikos
 
Ensemble
 
Enid
 
Ensemble
Grandmaster Chad
 
Dewey
 
Kyle
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
 
Ensemble
Serena
Apr 03, 2007 - Aug 12, 2007
Pilar
Apr 03, 2007 - Jul 01, 2007
 
Winthrop
 
Ensemble
Carlos
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Apr 03, 2007 - Jul 22, 2007
Aaron
Apr 03, 2007 - Dec 30, 2007
 
Guard
Apr 03, 2007 - Dec 30, 2007
 
Ensemble
Apr 03, 2007 - Dec 30, 2007
Chutney
Apr 03, 2007 - Feb 24, 2008
 
Kate
Apr 03, 2007 - Feb 24, 2008
 
Ensemble
Apr 03, 2007 - Feb 24, 2008
Understudies: Annaleigh Ashford (Elle Woods), Beth Curry (Brooke Wyndam, Shandi), Tracy Jai Edwards (Vivienne Kensington, Serena), Amber Efé (Paulette), Gaelen Gilliland (Paulette, Vivienne Kensington, Enid), Jason Gillman (Warner Huntington III), Becky Gulsvig (Elle Woods), Andy Karl (Emmett Forrest, Professor Callahan), Michelle Kittrell (Brooke Wyndam, Shandi), Kevin Pariseau (Professor Callahan), Matthew Risch (Warner Huntington III) and Noah Weisberg (Emmett Forrest)

Palace Theatre (Apr 29, 2007 - Oct 19, 2008)

Company Manager: Nathan Gehan (Jan 18, 2008 - ?); Assistant Co. Mgr: Katherine McNamee (Jan 18, 2008 - Oct 19, 2008); General Manager: J. Anthony Magner (Jan 28, 2008 - Apr 27, 2008)
Assistant Stage Mgr: Seth Sklar-Heyn (May 01, 2007 - ?), Charlene Speyerer and Kelly Stillwell (May 27, 2008 - ?); Production Stage Manager: Kristen Harris (Apr 15, 2008 - ?)
Reed 1 (Alto sax, Flute, Piccolo, Clarinet, Penny whistle): Chuck Wilson; Associate Conductor: Matt Gallagher (2008 - ?)
Dance Captain: Tiffany Engen; Press Associate: Matt Shea; Press Representative: Leslie Baden; Associate Press Representative: Matt Shea

Cast

Elle Woods
Jul 23, 2008 - Oct 19, 2008
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Kyle Brown
Broadway debut
Carlos
 
Lowell
Margot
Sep 26, 2007 - May 11, 2008
Brooke Wyndam
Apr 23, 2008 - May 04, 2008
Dewey
 
Kyle
 
Grandmaster Chad
 
Ensemble
Serena
Aug 15, 2007 - ?
Kate
Feb 27, 2008 - ?
 
Chutney
Feb 27, 2008 - ?
 
Ensemble
Feb 27, 2008 - ?
Ensemble
Pilar
Jul 02, 2007 - ?
Pforzheimer
Brooke Wyndam
May 07, 2008 - ?
 
Shandi
May 07, 2008 - ?
Beer Bash Dancer
Ensemble
Beer Bash Dancer
Brooke Wyndam
Apr 09, 2008 - Apr 20, 2008
 
Whitney
 
Courtney
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Cece
Jun 04, 2008 - Oct 19, 2008
 
Ensemble
Jun 04, 2008 - Oct 19, 2008
 
District Attorney
Jun 04, 2008 - Oct 19, 2008
Reporter
Lowell
Kate Rockwell
Broadway Debut
Margot
May 14, 2008 - Oct 19, 2008
Aaron
Jan 02, 2008 - ?
 
Ensemble
Jan 02, 2008 - ?
Gabby
 
Leilani
Veronica
 
Enid
Gabby
Apr 23, 2008 - Sep 07, 2008
 
Stenographer
Apr 23, 2008 - Sep 07, 2008
 
Ensemble
Apr 23, 2008 - Sep 07, 2008
 
 
Understudies: Barry Anderson (Emmett Forrest), Haven Burton (Elle Woods), Lindsay Nicole Chambers (Enid), Cara Cooper (Serena), Tiffany Engen (Serena, Margot, Pilar), Josh Franklin (Emmett Forrest), Asmeret Ghebremichael (Brooke Wyndam, Shandi), Becky Gulsvig (Serena, Margot), Autumn Hurlbert (Elle Woods), Cara Massey (Paulette, Vivienne Kensington, Enid), Emily Padgett (Brooke Wyndam, Shandi, Pilar), Kate Rockwell (Elle Woods) and Bryce Ryness (Emmett Forrest)
Act 1
Sung By
Omigod You Guys
Margot, Serena, Pilar, Delta Nu's, Elle Woods, Shopgirl and Manager
Serious
Warner Huntington III and Elle Woods
Daughter of Delta Nu
Margot, Serena, Pilar, Kate and Delta Nu's
What You Want
Elle Woods, Margot, Serena, Pilar, Kate, Mom, Dad, Grandmaster Chad, Winthrop, Pforzheimer, Lowell, Delta Nu's and Company
The Harvard Variations
Emmett Forrest, Aaron, Enid, Padamadan and Harvard Students
Blood in the Water
Professor Callahan and Company
Positive
Elle Woods, Margot, Serena, Pilar and Greek Chorus
Ireland
Paulette
Ireland (Reprise)
Paulette
Serious (Reprise)
Elle Woods and Warner Huntington III
Chip on My Shoulder
Emmett Forrest, Elle Woods, Greek Chorus and Company
So Much Better
Elle Woods, Greek Chorus and Company
Act 2
Sung By
Whipped Into Shape
Brooke Wyndam, Professor Callahan and Company
Take It Like a Man
Elle Woods, Emmett Forrest and Salespersons
Bend and Snap
Elle Woods, Paulette, Serena, Margot, Pilar and Salonfolk
There! Right There!
Elle Woods, Professor Callahan, Emmett Forrest, Brooke Wyndam, Vivienne Kensington, Warner Huntington III, Enid, Judge, Nikos, Carlos and Company
Legally Blonde
Elle Woods and Emmett Forrest
Legally Blonde Remix
Vivienne Kensington, Enid, Elle Woods and Company
Omigod You Guys (Reprise)
Elle Woods and Company
Find My Way/Finale
Elle Woods, Paulette and Company

Tony Award®

 

Best Book of a Musical

2007 Nominee
Book by Heather Hach
 

Best Original Score

2007 Nominee
Music by Laurence O'Keefe and Nell Benjamin
Lyrics by Laurence O'Keefe and Nell Benjamin
 

Best Actress in a Musical

2007 Nominee
Laura Bell Bundy
 

Best Featured Actor in a Musical

2007 Nominee
Christian Borle
 

Best Featured Actress in a Musical

2007 Nominee
Orfeh
 

Best Choreography

2007 Nominee
Choreographed by Jerry Mitchell
 

Best Costume Design of a Musical

2007 Nominee
Costume Design by Gregg Barnes

Drama Desk Award

 
 

Outstanding Book of a Musical

2007 Nominee
Book by Heather Hach
 

Outstanding Actress in a Musical

2007 Nominee
Laura Bell Bundy
 

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical

2007 Nominee
Christian Borle
 

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical

2007 Nominee
Orfeh
 

Outstanding Choreography

2007 Nominee
Directed by Jerry Mitchell
 

Outstanding Director of a Musical

2007 Nominee
Directed by Jerry Mitchell
 

Outstanding Lyrics

2007 Nominee
Lyrics by Laurence O'Keefe and Nell Benjamin
 

Outstanding Set Design of a Musical

2007 Nominee
Scenic Design by David Rockwell
 

Outstanding Music

2007 Nominee
Music by Laurence O'Keefe and Nell Benjamin
Season:
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