Approved by ATG's PR & Communications Officer, David Bradbury
Claire Sweeney joins Les Dennis, and Ray Quinn to star in the international award-winning hit Legally Blonde The Musical at the Aylesbury Waterside Theatre from 31 Jan – 4 Feb 2012.
Winner of 7 major awards including the coveted Best Musical 2011 (Olivier Awards) this all singing, all dancing romantic comedy is about knowing who you are and showing what you’ve got!
Elle Woods can handle anything. So when her boyfriend, Warner, dumps her she decides to follow him to Harvard Law School and win him back. With some help from new-found friends Paulette, Emmett and her Chihuahua Bruiser, she learns that it’s so much better to be smart.
Directed by Tony and Olivier Award winning Jerry Mitchell (Hairspray), Legally Blonde The Musical is the funniest and most fabulous musical around. The best show in town, case closed.
The cast is led by Faye Brookes playing Elle (Grease in the West End), Iwan Lewis as Emmett (Fame in the West End, Passion at The Donmar Warehouse), Claire Sweeney returning as Paulette (Chicago and Guys & Dolls in the West End, UK tour of Tell Me On a Sunday, BBC’s Candy Cabs and Channel 4’s Brookside) and making their debut in the show, Les Dennis as Professor Callahan (TV's Life's Too Short, Extras, Family Fortunes, Empire pantomimes inc Cinderella, Peter Pan, Aladdin, UK tours of Hairspray, High School Musical 2), and Ray Quinn as Warner (Brookside, X Factor finalist, Dancing on Ice winner and star of Dirty Dancing on the West End and Grease in the West End and on tour in Liverpool).
Cast also includes Gemma Baird, Lori Barker, Niamh Bracken, Andrew Gordon-Watkins, Lewis Griffiths, Hannah Grover, Charlotte Harwood, Katie-Marie Hicks, Sophie Isaacs, Nia Jermin, Graham Lappin, Sinead Long, Rhona McGregor, Chris Milford, Zak Nemorin, Andy Rees, Jon Reynolds, Micha Richardson, Amy Ross, Michael Steedon, Barnaby Thompson, Michael Vinsen and Hannah Woolley.
Legally Blonde on tour is produced by Howard Panter for Ambassador Theatre Group, Bill Kenwright, Tulchin/Bartner Productions, Jamie Hendry Productions in association with MGM ON STAGE, Darcie Denkert and Dean Stolber and with associate producers Rupert Gavin for Incidental Colman and Amy Anzel.
Howard Panter, joint Chief Executive of Ambassador Theatre Group said:
‘Legally Blonde The Musical is a roaring success, people across the UK from Bristol to York and as far as Glasgow have taken Legally Blonde into their hearts and are having an Elle of a party at the theatre. Critically acclaimed on tour and getting standing ovations night after night, we are thrilled that Legally Blonde The Musical, the success story from Broadway and London is continuing around the UK before embarking on a further international tour.’
This fun should not be legal! Get your tickets today at Aylesbury Waterside Theatre Box Office call 0844 871 7607 or visit www.atgtickets.com/aylesbury
For further information or to arrange interviews/editorial please contact:
Becky Martin, Press & Communications Officer, Milton Keynes Theatre & Aylesbury Waterside Theatre 01908 547603 / 01296 745133 - firstname.lastname@example.org