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Legally Blonde the Musical Premiers in Marietta

The award-winning Broadway senstation is coming to stage at The Cobb Civic Center’s Jennie T. Anderson Theatre starting Friday. Are you going to see it?

Legally Blonde the Musical is coming to stage at The ’s Jennie T. Anderson Theatre August 10 through 26. Get your pink on and join Atlanta Lyric Theatre for this all-singing, all-dancing, feel-good musical comedy.

This award-winning Broadway musical sensation is based on the hit movie starring Reese Witherspoon. Legally Blonde the Musical follows college sweetheart and homecoming queen Elle Woods, played by The Lyric’s Alison Brannon Wilhoit, as she puts down the credit card, hits the books and heads for Harvard Law School in pursuit of her boyfriend Warner Huntington III, played by Matthew Ragas.

There she encounters Professor Callahan, played by award-winning Atlanta actor Alan Kilpatrick, and proves that being true to yourself never goes out of style. 

Legally Blonde the Musical will take you from the social whirl of California campus life to Harvard's halls of justice with Elle, her Chihuahua, Bruiser, and the bulldog-toting hairdresser Paulette, played by local favorite Mary Nye Bennett.

Legally Blonde the Musical was nominated for 7 Tony Awards in 2007 and won the Olivier Award for Best Musical in London.

The Lyric cast features Matthew Ragas reprising the role of Warner Huntington III after appearing in the cast of the national tour of Legally Blonde.  The show also stars Corey James Wright (Emmett Foster), Jamie Wood Katz (Brooke Wyndham), Kylie Brown (Vivienne Kensignton), Jordan Craig (Kyle, the UPS delivery guy), Marissa Druzbanski (Enid), and Findley Hansard, Elizabeth Wexler and Krystle Simmons as Delta Nu sorority sisters Serena, Margot and Pilar.

Others in the cast include Dustin Lewis, Becca Potter, Chris Lewis, Joseph Brewer, Helen Varner, Meredith Campbell, Courtney Bowers, Priscilla Curtis, Trey Getz, Ryan Brown, Tucker Weinmann and Ian Baxter.

Legally Blonde the Musical is directed by Lyric Artistic Director Brandt Blocker and choreographed by Karen Hebert.  The creative team also includes BJ Brown (Music Director), Kat Conley (Scenic Designer), Lindsey Paris (Costume Designer), Bradley Bergeron (Lighting Designer), Bobby Johnston (Sound Designer) and George Deavours (Wig Designer).  

For tickets and information call 404-377-9948 or visit AtlantaLyricTheatre.com.

Performance dates and times are:

August 10, 11, 12, 16, 17, 18, 19: Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m.

August 23, 24, 25 and 26: Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m.

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