EastEnders’ Rita Simons, Lucie Jones, who is representing the UK in the Eurovision Song Contest with “Never Give Up On You”, and Bill Ward, star of Coronation Street and Emmerdale are to star in a major new UK tour of the smash-hit Broadway and West End musical Legally Blonde The Musical.
Legally Blonde The Musical is an all singing, all dancing romantic comedy, a fun-filled, feel-good pink fest. College sweetheart and homecoming queen Elle Woods, doesn’t take no for an answer. When her boyfriend dumps her for someone more serious, Elle puts down the credit card, hits the books and heads for Harvard Law Schoiol. Along the way, Elle proves that being true to yourself never goes out of style.
Based on the Reese Witherspoon film, Legally Blonde The Musical earned seven Tony nominations and ten Drama Desk Award nominations during its Broadway run. In the UK it was nominated for five Laurence Olivier Awards winning three including Best New Musical, and was nominated for eight WhatsOnStage Awards winning four including Best Musical.
The tour begins in Bromley on 18 September before travelling across the UK and Ireland, playing in Bristol, Sheffield, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Belfast, Dublin, Leeds and many more. Currently the tour is scheduled to finish in Wimbledon on 18 June 2018.
The creative team includes direcor and choreographer Anthony Williams, co-choreographer Dean Street and musical supervisor James McCullagh.
Legally Blonde The Musical plays various locations throughout the UK and Ireland. For more information and to book tickets, please visit the website.