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News : Entertainment Mar 4, 2013 - 2:07:41 PM


Open call for all roles in Legally Blonde, The Musical

By Curtain Call





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Curtain Call is thrilled to announce auditions for the final show of the 2012-13 season in The Kweskin Theatre: LEGALLY BLONDE, THE MUSICAL!

With music and lyrics by Laurence O'Keefe and Nell Benjamin and book by Heather Hach, the story is based on the novel Legally Blonde by Amanda Brown and the 2001 film of the same name. It tells the story of Elle Woods, a sorority girl who enrolls at Harvard Law School to win back her ex-boyfriend Warner. She discovers how her knowledge of the law can help others, and successfully defends exercise queen Brooke Wyndham in a murder trial. The original cast included Laura Bell Bundy as Elle Woods, Christian Borle as Emmett Forrest and Richard H. Blake as Warner.

All roles are open for this large cast musical to be directed by Lynne Colatrella with music direction by Greg Chrzczon and choreography by Jimmy Locust. Auditions will be held Monday and Tuesday, March 18 and 19, beginning at 7:00pm each evening. Those auditioning should prepare a brief uptempo song in the style of the show, bring sheet music in the proper key and be prepared to learn a brief dance combination. You may also be asked to read from the script.

Performances will be held Friday through Sunday, June 7 through 29 in The Kweskin Theatre, 1349 Newfield Avenue, Stamford, CT. There are some Thursday evening and Saturday matinee performances as well.

Seeking to cast the following roles:

BROOKE WYNDAM – An exercise video star who is also a former sorority girl. Has a great, firm physique. A tough exterior but a heart of gold. A3 – G5 Alto or Soprano
CHUTNEY – Brooke Wyndam’s step daughter, affected by her “station” and marginally psychotic
ELLE WOODS - Quintessential Valley Girl who follows her ex-boyfriend to Harvard Law School and realizes that she has more to offer than just a pretty face and a bubbly personality Gb2 – G5 Soprano Belt
(Must be comfortable with dogs.)
ELLE’S DAD – Elle’s rich, golfer father D3 – E#4 Baritone
ELLE’S MOM – Elle’s socialite, country-clubing mother C4 – E5 Alto
EMMETT FORREST – A smart and sensitive law student who takes Elle under his wing. His charm overshadows his understated good looks. B2 – A4 Tenor
ENID – A mousy, intellectual law student G3 – G5 Soprano Belt
KATE – Elle’s Delta Nu sister and consummate bookwork Bb3 – Eb5 Alto
KYLE (UPS GUY) – A great-looking, in-shape employee of the United Postal Services
LEILANI – Elle’s Delta Nu sister B3 – Eb5 Alto
MANAGER – G3 – C5 Alto
MARGOT – Elle’s Delta Nu sister, a pretty and funny California sorority girl G#3 – F5 Soprano Belt
PAULETTE – A brash and funny hair stylist who is friends with Elle and longs to find a man for herself A3 – A5 Soprano Belt
PILAR – Elle’s Delta Nu sister, a bossy and feisty California sorority girl G#3 – F5 Soprano Belt
PROFESSOR CALLAHAN – A pompous and manipulative Harvard law professor, a total “shark” A2 – F#4 Baritone
SERENA – Elle’s Delta Nu sister, a spirited and sassy California sorority girl G#3 – F5 Soprano Belt
VIVIENNE KENSINGTON – A smart and savvy law student who initially dismisses Elle, but grows to be her friend A3 – F5 HUGE Soprano Belt
WARNER HUNTINGTON III – A good-looking, but pompous guy who breaks Elle’s heart, The dumbest smartest guy! Eb3 – Ab4 Tenor
PLUS MANY ENSEMBLE roles Frat Brothers, law students, judge, reporters etc.

Ages 16 and up: (For many of the roles you MUST be able to convincingly portray college/law students.) Many older adult roles as well.

Legally Blonde, The Musical is a huge show with over 40 named parts. Lots of opportunties for women and men in this show. Ensemble members will play multiple parts.

For more complete character information and details on performances, rehearsals, etc. go to www.curtaincallinc.com and click on the AUDITIONS tab.
For questions, write info@curtaincallinc.com.




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