Omigod! Olivier Award winner Legally Blonde the Musical comes to Woking
Approved by ATG's PR & Communications Officer, David Bradbury
Following three triumphant years at the Savoy Theatre in the West End, Legally Blonde the Musical closes its case for the very last time this April. But do not fear as Elle, Bruiser and her sorority girlfriends will be coming to Woking for just two weeks, as the multi-award winning production continues its triumphant UK tour at the New Victoria Theatre from Mon 7 – Sat 19 May.
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!
College sweetheart and homecoming queen Elle Woods doesn’t take no for an answer. So when her boyfriend, Warner, dumps her for someone serious she decides to follow him to Harvard Law School and win him back. With some help from her new-found friends Paulette, Emmett and her Chihuahua Bruiser, she learns that it’s so much better to be smart.
Faye Brookes heads up the cast as the blonde with a brain! The Guildford School of Acting graduate and Principle’s Choice Award winner made her West End debut as Frenchy in Grease before going on to star as Elle in the first UK Tour of Legally Blonde. Dancing on Ice winner and X Factor finalist Ray Quinn stars as Warner. Ray shot to fame in the hugely popular Channel 4 soap Brookside, winning a raft of awards for his performance as Anthony Murray. Now a theatre regular he has starred in Dirty Dancing and played the lead role of Danny in Grease in the West End. Joining Faye and Ray is one of Britain’s favourite entertainers, Les Dennis who stars as Professor Callahan. A stalwart of stage and screen his long career includes TV’s Family Fortunes, Life’s Too Short and Extras as well as the UK tours of Hairspray and High School Musical 2.
Directed by Tony and Olivier Award winning director Jerry Mitchell (Hairspray), Legally Blonde the Musical is the funniest and most fabulous musical around – so don’t miss your chance to see this quality production when it comes to Woking – case closed!