Monday, 22 February 2016

Full casting announced for Legally Blonde at the Curve Leicester

Full casting has been announced for Nikolai Foster's production of Legally Blonde at the Curve Leicester.

Tupele Dorgu (Coronation Street/Chicago) will play Paulette, joining the previously announced Lucie Jones as Elle Woods, Ian Kelsey as Callahan, Jon Robyns as Emmett and Danny Mac as Warner.

The show will also star Natalie Hope as Brooke and Phoebe Street as Vivienne. Completing the cast are: Francesca Hoffman (Margot), Jack Harrison-Cooper (Harrison), Cristina Hoey (Serena), Darren Bennett (Dad), Jamal Andreas (Sundeep Padamann), Natalie Woods (Enid), Rachel Stanley (Mum), Rebecca-Jayne Davies (Kate), Martin McCarthy (Carlos), Genesis Lynea (Pilar) and Lawrence Robb (Aaron).

The production opens on 14th April (previews from 11th April) and runs until 14th May 2016. 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.

Photo Credit: Pamela Raith 

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