Thursday, 5 November 2015

Casting announced for Legally Blonde at Upstairs at the Gatehouse

Casting has been announced for Legally Blonde at Upstairs at the Gatehouse. 

Recent graduate Abbie Chambers will lead the cast as Elle. 

Reprising her performance as Paulette is Jodie Jacobs (Rock Of Ages/Jest End) who recently starred in Kilworth House’s production of the musical.

The cast also includes: Robert Colvin (Joseph UK tour) as Warner, Ross Barnes (Parade at the London Theatre Workshop) as Emmett and Hugh Osborne (The Sound of Music international tour) as Professor Callahan.

Completing the cast are: Suzie Aries, Aimee Barrett, Adam Crossley, Lily De-La-Haye, Chris Durtnal, Emma Ingram and Scott Norton. 

Legally Blonde will open at Upstairs at the Gatehouse on 18th December 2015 (previews from 16th December) and run until 31st January 2016.

Directed by John Plews, musical direction is by Matt Abrams with choreography by Anthony Whiteman, casting by Harry Blumenau, lighting by Sam Waddington and sound by Jon Raper. 

Written by Laurence O'Keefe and Nell Benjamin, Legally Blonde ran in the West End to huge acclaim between 2009 and 2012 starring Sheridan Smith. The show won several Olivier Awards, including Best Musical.

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