Legally Blonde Readings Update...

by Robert Diamond

The latest round of Legally Blonde readings takes place today and tomorrow in New York City as the show continues to develop. For all those curious out there as to the current casting for this evolving incarnation, here's where it's at:

Laura Bell Bundy (Elle Woods), Scott Bakula (Professor Callahan), Rachel Dratch (Paulette), Christian Borle (Emmett), Richard Blake (Warner), Kate Shindle (Vivien), Nikki Snelson (Brook Wyndam), Leslie Kritzer (Serena), Farah Alvin (Margot), Pearl Sun (Pilar), Andy Karl (Kyle), Aaron Lohr, Kate Wetherhead, Donna Vivino, Debra Wiseman, Kevin Pariseau, Rashad Naylor, Julie Garnye, Eisa Davis, T.J. Maddox, Caesar Samayoa.

Legally Blonde has music & lyrics by Laurence O'Keefe and Nell Benjamin, with a book by Heather Hach. The director/choreography is Jerry Mitchell, and so far producers on the show include Kristin Caskey, Mike Isaacson, Hal Luftig, and Dori Berinstein.

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