Legally Blonde Starring Rita Simons, Lucie Jones and Bill Ward

Legally Blonde the Musical will be on a major tour in September. The tour opens up in Bromley and will feature lead performances by Rita Simons, Lucie Jones and Bill Ward. The production sees the return of Jones after her departure from the show to take a role in Rent.

Simons, known for her role in the EastEnders, will take on the role of Paulette Bonafonte. Bill Ward will take on the role of Professor Callahan. Ward is best known for his role in Coronation.

Legally Blonde the Musical first hit Broadway in 2007. The book-turned-movie won the hearts of fans. The original production of the musical received mixed reviews in the U.S., but has gone on to be highly successful in the West End.

Legally Blonde the Musical hit theaters in the United Kingdom in 2009 and went on to tour internationally in Finland, the Netherlands, South Korea, France and several other countries.

The musical is based on the hit film Legally Blonde, which features actress Reese Witherspoon. Elle Woods is a homecoming queen who decided to let the world know that she is more than just a pretty face. Determined to make her dream come true, Woods enrolls in Harvard Law School.

Elle, recently left by her boyfriend, defies the odds at Harvard Law School. Known for her high spending lifestyle, she puts down her credit card and shows the world that she can tackle law school with grace. The performance is praised for being upbeat and fun by critics.

The glory of being a girl really shines in the production. Critics call it “expensive-looking,” while others call it “high-energy.” Elle Woods’ character is known to break out in song and dance. She delivers comedic lines when needed the most to keep the night filled with laughs.

Fun for the entire family, the performance is recommended for anyone aged four and older.

Dance is a major part of the night’s performance, with the cast known to use skipping rope and to do a spoof of Riverdance to the delight of the crowd. From start to finish, the musical is fun and enjoyable, says critics.

The Original West End production has won several awards. The show has won the Laurence Oliver Award for Best Performance in a Supporting Role and Best New Musical, Best Actress in a Musical (Sheridan Smith).

The production has also won several Theatregoers Choice Awards for Best New Musical, Best Actress in a Musical, Best Supporting Actress in a Musical and Best Choreographer.