New Hampton School students will have audiences thinking pink when they present their production of Legally Blonde JR. with a private performance at 7:00, Friday May 11 and a public performance on Saturday, May 12 at 7:00. The fun and upbeat musical follows the adventures of a sorority girl named Elle Woods (Mikayla Williams ’18) – a Gemini with a double Capricorn moon – who tries to win her ex-boyfriend back by earning a Harvard law degree.
From the Director:
“Legally Blonde JR. may be a comedic, light-hearted show, but it also explores serious themes of self-discovery and independence which resonate with people of all ages,” says Joe Sampson, Director of Performing Arts and the director of the play.
With a book by Heather Hach, music and lyrics by Laurence O’Keefe and Nell Benjamin, Legally Blonde JR. is based on the book by Amanda Brown and the hit Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer motion picture starring Reese Witherspoon.
New Hampton School will present a public performance of Legally Blonde JR. on Saturday, May 12 at 7:00. The suggested donation at the door is $15 for adults and $10 for Seniors and students. New Hampton School community members are admitted free. New Hampton, NH residents are admitted free with a valid driver’s license. For more information please call 603-677-3567. There is no dress code, but please don’t wear white after Labor Day.
Legally Blonde JR. is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. 421 West 54th Street, New York, NY 10019 Phone: 212-541-4684 Fax: 212-397-4684 www.MTIShows.com.
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