Monday, 18 January 2016

Omigod you guys! Lucie Jones to star as Elle Woods in Legally Blonde at the Leicester Curve

**snaps** It has been revealed that Lucie Jones will star as Elle Woods in Legally Blonde at the Leicester Curve.

Artistic director Nikolai Foster will direct the production which runs between 11th April and 14th May 2016.

The cast also includes Ian Kelsey (Chicago) as Callahan, Danny Mac (Hollyoaks/Wicked) as Warner and Jon Robyns (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang/Memphis) as Emmett.

Choreography is by Nick Winston with design by Matthew Wright, lighting by Ben Cracknell, sound by Tom Marshal and orchestrations by Sarah Travis. 

Written by Laurence O'Keefe and Nell Benjamin, Legally Blonde ran in the West End to huge acclaim between 2009 and 2012. The show won several Olivier Awards, including Best Musical. Laura Bell Bundy created the role of Elle Woods on Broadway whilst Sheridan Smith originated the role in the West End.

Most recently Jones originated the role of Molly Jenson in the Asian tour of Ghost The Musical. Her theatre credits also include: Cosette in Les Miserables (West End), Kelly in The Prodigals (Edinburgh Fringe), Meat in We Will Rock You (world arena tour) and Victoria in American Psycho (Almeida).

First look at Lucie Jones as Elle Woods:

Photo Credit: Pamela Raith

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