Monday, April 16, 2018 to Saturday, April 21, 2018
OMG you guys!!! Legally Blonde The Musical is coming to Sunderland, starring Rita Simons as Paulette Bonafonte, Lucie Jones as Elle Woods and Bill Ward as Professor Callahan.
The smash hit Broadway and West End musical based on the best loved movie follows beautiful and popular sorority sister Elle Woods who loves to be pampered and is passionate about pink. When she is dumped by her boyfriend Warner Huntingdon III for a more serious girlfriend she puts down the credit cards and picks up the books. Packing up her trusty pooch, Bruiser, she bags herself a place at the prestigious Harvard Law School to try and win him back. With the support of her new friends she learns that you can be both smart and fashionable.
Rita Simons is best known for playing Roxy Mitchell in BBC’s Eastenders for which she has won numerous awards and is one of Britain’s best loved actresses.
Lucie Jones, who represented the UK at the Eurovision Song Contest with 'Never Give Up On You' and recently starred as Maureen in the 20th Anniversary tour of Rent, has played Elle Woods before in the Leicester Curve production and was a finalist in the 2009 series of The X Factor.
Bill Ward is best known for his work on two of the country’s leading soap, Emmerdale and Coronation Street, but Bill is no stranger to the stage and has performed in Spamalot and The Tempest.
This all singing, all dancing romantic comedy is a fun-filled, feel-good pink fest, so bend and snap up your tickets today!