Legally Blonde the Musical

Most assume that it’s nothing more than a feel-good, happy-go-lucky, fun-filled musical comedy. That novelist Amanda Brown even played on the expression “legally blind” to come up with her title – LEGALLY BLONDE – would suggest that any musical adaptation would be more interested in fun than profundity. And while the merriment was retained in [...]

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Despite the winter chill that still hangs in the air in many parts of the country, the Spring musical theater season is already heating up Broadway! It’s my favorite time of year – a Broadway show goes into previews or opens nearly every week from now until the end of April. Tourists are starting to [...]

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The Season 1 finale of NBC’s Smash featured the first Boston preview of Bombshell with Karen stepping into the leading role at the last minute.  The episode ended with Karen giving the preview of Bombshell and a fantastic ending with “Don’t Forget About Me.” We certainly haven’t forgotten about you Karen Cartwright!  As we begin [...]

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As Jane Krakowski so eloquently sang in GRAND HOTEL, “I Want To Go To Hollywood!” She could, in fact, be speaking not just for herself but for many of today’s musical theater hits. Seeing the fantastic LES MISERABLES film this week inevitably got me thinking about musical theater and movies. For as long as Hollywood [...]

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literary essay definition Nobody’s dressed in a tux or a gown, but it’s a world premiere nevertheless. We’re not quite on Broadway, either, but on Tenth Avenue at The 52nd Street Project Theater. But you can feel from the chatter among teachers, parents and musical theater aficionados that there’s a great deal of anticipation here. [...]

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Samara Oster is currently a student at Harvard University and a former MTI intern… Last night, Harvard University got a whole lot pinker, as LEGALLY BLONDE THE MUSICAL opened at Farkas Hall on Harvard’s campus, only half a block from the famous gates of Harvard Yard. The very gates whose likenesses are sitting on stage, [...]

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The crowning achievement of the art of musical theater is the ability to use song, dance and comedy to entertain, while conveying a moving and important message. Women’s History Month is the perfect time to spotlight three MTI Shows (two featuring women writers) – 9 TO 5: THE MUSICAL, LEGALLY BLONDE: THE MUSICAL and HAIRSPRAY [...]

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There’s been a MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET and AVENUE Q.  MTI has worked tirelessly from 9 TO 5 to release a plethora of shows that aren’t only NEXT TO NORMAL they’re FAME-ous JR!  In fact,  FLAT STANLEY was in such a state of XANADU he had to be sent to DR. DOLITTLE.  And NEW ADVENTURES [...]

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Omigod You Guys – LEGALLY BLONDE THE MUSICAL is now available for licensing!* Sorority star Elle Woods doesn't take “no” for an answer. So when her boyfriend dumps her for someone “serious,” Elle puts down the credit card, hits the books, and sets out to go where no Delta Nu has gone before: Harvard Law. [...]

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Blonde Bombshell! LEGALLY BLONDE, playing in London's West End was one of the big winners at the 2011 Olivier Awards in London.  Everyone's favorite blonde took home three prizes including best new musical and best actress for Sheridan Smith. Watch BBC News Highlights of the Telecast. Watch an Interview with Actress Sheridan Smith. Sondheim Honored [...]

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