Prior to hearing that Musket was putting on the show, I had no idea Legally Blonde was a musical. I knew the story from the movie starring Reese Witherspoon—which I have really enjoyed in the past. During the show, it was fun to compare the plot and scenes with ones in the movie. I was curious which one came first, so I did a quick search and found out that the movie was produced first.
Legally Blonde the Musical
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Click Here for Half-Price Tickets. Nor is it trying to be. Like Elle, it finds a way to empower without losing its sense of fun. I am here to tell you not to judge a blonde by its cover. The saga of rich, white, pink-clad Elle Woods Casey Shuler and her unlikely foray into Harvard Law School actually has both substance and cheek. Directed to amusing impact by Trent Stork, it also embraces the retro-ridiculousness inherent to a plot about a designer-obsessed girl who wants nothing more in life than a boy. As you might expect, the plot shows Elle coming into the realization that she actually wants more than a boy.
REVIEW: Legally Blonde, the musical
She discovers how her knowledge of the law can help others, and successfully defends exercise queen Brooke Wyndham in a murder trial. Throughout the show, no one has faith in Elle Woods, but she manages to surprise them when she defies expectations while staying true to herself. It received seven Tony nominations and ten Drama Desk nominations but did not win any.
When "Legally Blonde" came out in theaters in , the movie made it clear that the story wasn't your typical teen rom-com. The Paramount Theatre's latest production of "Legally Blonde" will exceed movie fans' expectations. Elle Woods is the definition of not judging a book by its cover or hair color. When the UCLA sorority queen is dumped by her boyfriend, she is up to the task to do what it takes to win him back by following him to Harvard Law School.