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Belle Zindash was a suitable blonde bombshell in the role of Elle, the main character around whom the musical revolved. His appearance was the embodiment of dark perfection. The performance of the student version of Legally Blonde Jr.at Adventure Theatre MTC was an exuberant walk through the highlights of the expanded version. The story is about women`s empowerment; a dirty blonde who was admitted to Harvard Law School to follow her former boyfriend, only to discover during her time and experiences of empowerment in law school that she had lost interest in him. The story follows Elle Woods` transformation, who faces stereotypes, sexism, snobbery, and scandal to pursue her dreams, proving that you can legally be blonde and ALWAYS be the smartest person in the room. This contemporary and cheeky musical moves at a frantic pace, driven by catchy songs and explosive dances. “Legally Blonde – The Musical” warms the heart by proving that self-discovery can be far too fun and hilarious. Based on the popular film, Legally Blonde follows Elle Woods` transformation as she confronts stereotypes, sexism, snobbery and scandal to pursue her dreams, proving that you can be both legally blonde and the smartest person in the room. In preparation for this role, Robins watched the movie “Legally Blonde” and the taping of the show on YouTube to watch the characters and see what he wanted to audition for. He also met with his vocal coach to practice the technique. Blinduaer said the two lead actors — Robins and Sarah Henderson — are both likeable and hard-working students who have worked with her on previous MTC shows.
Legally Blonde, Jr. performs until tomorrow, January 7, 2016 at the Adventure Theatre Musical Theatre Academy and performs at the Adventure Theatre MTC in Glen Echo Park – 7300 MacArthur Boulevard, Glen Echo, MD. Legally Blonde`s 2022-2023 national tour is produced by Daniel Sher of Big League Productions, Inc. The musical is directed by Jeff Moss and choreographed by Bob Richard. The sets were designed by Randel Wright, the lighting by Kirk Bookman, the costumes by Derek Lockwood, the video design by Jon Infante and the cast by Alison Franck. For more information on this and other shows in the 2022-2023 season, see www.jccc.edu/MidwestTrustCenter. Rebecca Blinduaer, the theater`s director, said the cast was excited to finally start rehearsals. Cooper said what she appreciates most about starring in an all-student-run show is the freedom the cast and crew have to insert their own style and messages. MTC embraced the story by humanizing the characters and showing the entertaining but meaningful sides of Elle Woods and her Delta Nus. Pitt`s students rehearse for the Musical Theatre Club`s production of “Legally Blonde” on Thursday at the Charity Randall Theatre. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Last night`s audience consisted mainly of primary school girls and the parents of the actors. It was so nice to see how many mothers and daughters enjoyed the bubbling musical.
Although it is suitable for all audiences, it is probably best liked by girls between the ages of six and ten. Thank you very much for the great review! It was a very funny show. Ticket sales: Tickets are available online and by calling the box office at 913-469-4445. “It was a big shock when I found out I was going to play Elle. I immediately thought, `OK, how can I correct myself for who I am and this character is who she is,`” Cooper said. Robins, Junior and his cast auditioned for three days for the Marquette Theatre Company`s (MTC) first production this school year: “Legally Blonde.” Adriano Robins, who was standing in the parking lot with his friends, was constantly updating his Google Classroom and was looking forward to the casting list. Finally, the list appeared. The band began one of their last rehearsals a week ago for the Musical Theatre Club`s production of “Legally Blonde” — premiering Thursday at 8pm at the Torrence-directed Charity Randall Theatre. Stearns said the vocal direction of “Legally Blonde” was one of the biggest challenges she faced at Pitt, but she enjoyed the process of assembling the entire show after rehearsals began in February.
Phones and ticket windows are now open during the hours listed below. For more information, see Midwest Trust Center COVID-19 Updates However, the last three performances had to be cancelled due to the illness of some artists with COVID. “I thought it would be fun and I could work with students in a different way,” Waeckerle said. While Torrence and Stearns have taken on great responsibilities, they are far from alone in their efforts to create a good show with the cast. There are other directors, a choreographer, an assistant choreographer, a state director and designers – all student positions. “With MTC, we don`t have faculty help. So not only do I do rehearsals and help with the blocking and all the character work, but I also help build all the sets,” Torrence said. His approach to this juxtaposition of characters was to set aside the typical views of Elle and bring a more realistic person onto stage, with hints from Cooper himself scattered throughout the arc of Elle`s character.
“Emily is a hard worker and an incredible artist,” Stearns said. “She and our Emmett work very well together, both on stage and vocally.” Torrence took over the direction of a Musical Theatre Club production after directing other Pitt productions such as “Roustabout: The Great Circus Train Wreck!”. MTC performances receive little or no support from Pitt`s Theatrical Arts Department and are funded by donations from production audiences and arts representatives. The club doesn`t even charge tickets. Director Andy Wassenich did a great job with such a large cast. Fortunately, the students were prepared in their classes and most had enough stage experience to take on the direction well. “Starting tonight, you can`t call `line`,” Torrence said. “We`re going to start technical rehearsals soon, so you should know your lines by now.” Cooper swaps her metallic glasses for a pair of pink high-heeled strapless shoes when she takes the stage to play the iconic Elle Woods. The young actress is no stranger to the stage, having appeared in several Pitt productions such as Pitt Stages` shows “Parade” and “Little Shop of Horrors”. She also graduated in 2015 from the Pittsburgh Creative and Performing Arts School as a major in Musical Theater. “The thing I`ve always been most connected with with Her is that she leads with kindness, always, no matter what she does,” she said. Elle Woods is a better person than all of us – she spreads so much love, positivity, strength and determination.
Why don`t you want to live like this girl every day? The junior theatre arts and music major then began warming up for the group. They danced and stretched to Rihanna`s “We Found Love” and shared how they felt that night during rehearsals. Most of the artists were exhausted from the week of rehearsals and ready to go home, while others were excited and motivated. “I think we feel really safe in everyone we`ve chosen,” Blinduaer said. Waeckerle has been exposed to a lot of theater because his brother is a theater director. She said the exhibition helped influence her decision to work both in the musical and with the students. Robins has appeared in several MTC shows and was Mr. Wormwood in Spotlight`s, a Rockwood and Parkway theater group, Matilda Show during the summer.
“I think it`s important to be definitely prepared if you have time to know the show in advance,” Henderson said. “It will set you apart from people who haven`t seen the show and learned the songs.” I kind of had an idea of how the characters felt and their experiences, so it was also easier to portray that,” Robins said.