Legally Blonde

Musical - Original

Palace Theatre

  • First Preview: April 3, 2007
  • Opening Date: April 29, 2007
  • Closing Date: October 19, 2008
  • Previews: 30
  • Performances: 595

Lyrics: Laurence O'Keefe, Nell Benjamin

Music: Laurence O'Keefe, Nell Benjamin

Book: Heather Hach

Synopsis

A sorority-sister valley girl goes to Harvard Law to get her boyfriend back, and ends up defying expectations while staying true to herself. Based on the novel by Amanda Brown and the MGM movie starring Reese Witherspoon.

 

Opening Night Cast

Laura Bell Bundy in Legally Blonde Laura Bell Bundy Elle Woods
Christian Borle in Legally Blonde Christian Borle Emmett Forrest
Orfeh  in Legally Blonde Orfeh Paulette
Michael Rupert in Legally Blonde Michael Rupert Professor Callahan
Richard H. Blake in Legally Blonde Richard H. Blake Warner Huntington III
Kate Shindle in Legally Blonde Kate Shindle Vivienne Kensington
Nikki Snelson in Legally Blonde Nikki Snelson Shandi/Brooke Wyndham
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Opening Night Production Credits

Heather Hach Heather Hach Book
  Nell Benjamin Music
Laurence O'Keefe Laurence O'Keefe Music
  Nell Benjamin Lyrics
Laurence O'Keefe Laurence O'Keefe Lyrics
Jerry Mitchell Jerry Mitchell Director
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Awards


Clarence Derwent Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2007 Most Promising Female Performer Leslie Kritzer Winner

Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2007 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Laura Bell Bundy Nominee
2007 Outstanding Book of a Musical Heather Hach Nominee
2007 Outstanding Choreography Jerry Mitchell Nominee
2007 Outstanding Director of a Musical Jerry Mitchell Nominee
2007 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Christian Borle Nominee
2007 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Orfeh Nominee
2007 Outstanding Lyrics Laurence O'Keefe
Nell Benjamin
Nominee
2007 Outstanding Music Laurence O'Keefe
Nell Benjamin
Nominee
2007 Outstanding Musical   Nominee
2007 Outstanding Set Design of a Musical David Rockwell Nominee

Drama League

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2007 Distinguished Production of a Musical   Nominee

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2007 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Orfeh Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2007 Actress in a Musical Laura Bell Bundy Nominee
2007 Book of a Musical Heather Hach Nominee
2007 Choreography Jerry Mitchell Nominee
2007 Costume Design of a Musical Gregg Barnes Nominee
2007 Featured Actor in a Musical Christian Borle Nominee
2007 Featured Actress in a Musical Orfeh Nominee
2007 Original Score Laurence O'Keefe
Nell Benjamin
Nominee

Grosses

Week Ending Week # This Week Gross
Potential Gross
Diff $ Avg Ticket
Top Ticket
Seats Sold
Seats in Theatre
Perfs
(Prev)
% Cap
This Week
Diff %
Cap
Oct. 19, 2008 21 $655,896
$1,182,827
-$8,687 $59.29
$250.00
11062
1691
8
0
81.77% 0.44%
Oct. 12, 2008 20 $664,583
$1,182,827
$152,719 $60.41
$250.00
11002
1691
8
0
81.33% 12.03%
Oct. 5, 2008 19 $511,864
$1,182,827
$105,337 $54.60
$250.00
9375
1691
8
0
69.30% 7.89%
Sep. 28, 2008 18 $406,527
$919,903
- $48.93
$250.00
8308
1691
8
0
61.41% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $2,238,870
$4,468,384
  $55.81 39747
54112
32
0
73.45 %  
Cumulative
  $56,338,126
$78,345,987
  $67.12
$250.00
814072
1055201
595
30
77.15 %  
 
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