Omigod You Guys! Grosse Pointe Theatre Rocks Out With LEGALLY BLONDE THE MUSICAL
Grosse Pointe Theatre invites audiences to the hallowed halls of Harvard Law as it continues its 71st Season with a production of Legally Blonde The Musical. The eight performance runs starts on January 20, 2019, at Pierce Auditorium, located at 15430 Kercheval Ave, Grosse Pointe Park, MI 48230. Parking is free. Complimentary valet is available. In 1948, Grosse Pointe Theatre staged their inaugural show, Clarence by Booth Tarkington at Pierce Auditorium.
A fabulously fun award-winning musical based on the adored movie, Legally Blonde The Musical, follows the transformation of Elle Woods as she tackles stereotypes and scandal in pursuit of her dreams. Action-packed and exploding with memorable songs and dynamic dances - this musical is so much fun, it should be illegal!
Elle Woods appears to have it all. Her life is turned upside down when her boyfriend Warner dumps her so he can attend Harvard Law. Determined to get him back, Elle ingeniously charms her way into the prestigious law school. While there, she struggles with peers, professors, and her ex. With the support of some new friends, though, Elle quickly realizes her potential and sets out to prove herself to the world.
Tickets are $25 and can be purchased online at www.gpt.org or by calling the Grosse Pointe Theatre Box Office at 313-881-4004. Parking at Pierce Middle School Auditorium is free and complimentary valet will be available for all patrons.
With music and lyrics by Laurence O'Keefe and Nell Benjamin, book by Heather Hach, based on the novel by Amanda Brown and the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer motion picture, Legally Blonde The Musical is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. www.MTIShows.com
A multi-talented cast includes Kimberly Elliott (Canton) as Elle Woods, Robert "Zak" Shugart (Troy) as Emmett, Sarah Seely (Hazel Park) as Paulette, Kevin Fitzhenry (Warren) as Callahan, Joseph Domino (Detroit) as Warner, Virginia Lee (City of Grosse Pointe) as Vivian, Erin Getzin (Harrison Township) as Enid, Christine Mauer (Troy) as Brooke, Ashley Trefney (Detroit) as Pilar, Hannah Johnson (Romeo) as Margot, Niyah Crawford (Detroit) as Serena, Zack Coates (Detroit) as Kyle. Ensemble members include
Lauren Berndt (St. Clair Shores), Danielle Vogler (City of Grosse Pointe), Jared Bugbee (Detroit), Trevor Sherry (Clinton Township), Beth Teagan (Grosse Pointe Woods), Rebekah Tiefenbach Sellers (St. Clair Shores), David Roberts (Grosse Pointe Park), Laura Bartell (Grosse Pointe Shores), Fiona Donough (Grosse Pointe Park), Jordan Prisby (Clinton Township), Joanna DelPaz (Macomb), Sophie Leszczynski (Grosse Pointe Woods), Emma Schulte (Ferndale), Allison Roberts (Grosse Pointe Park), Pete DiSante (St. Clair Shores), Jordan McAllister (Canton), and Eddie Tujaka (Grosse Pointe Farms).
The crew includes: Director Rachel Settlage (Grosse Pointe Park), Assistant Director Sara Shook (Grosse Pointe Woods), Stage Manager Leta Chrisman (Clawson), Assistant Manager Kathleen Lusk (Detroit), Producer Gretchen Archinal (Grosse Pointe Park), Assistant Producer Maggie Archinal (Grosse Pointe Park), Music and Vocal Director Stan Harr, Lighting by Tom Archinal (Grosse Pointe Park), Sound Design by Paul Gonzalez (Grosse Pointe Park), Props by Julie Nixon (Grosse Pointe Woods), Tech Co Tech-Directors Eddie Tujaka (Grosse Pointe Farms) and Mike Clyne (Grosse Pointe Farms), Set Dressing by Anne Leo (City of Grosse Pointe), Costume Chair (Ginger Keena Hupp), Hair and Make-up design by Lorena McDowell-Parker and Jackie Pfaff.