Kate Rockwell Joins Broadway's Legally Blonde May 14

News   Kate Rockwell Joins Broadway's Legally Blonde May 14 Kate Rockwell, a finalist in the TV reality series "Grease: You're the One that I Want," is Legally Blonde's latest Delta Nu pledge beginning May 14.

Kate Rockwell
Kate Rockwell

Rockwell succeeds Haven Burton in the role of Margot, one of Elle Woods' trio of best friends. Rent alumnus Nicolette Hart joined the production May 7 in the role of fitness guru and murder suspect Brooke Wyndham.

Rockwell also appeared in the regional mounting of High School Musical as Sharpay for North Shore Music Theatre and as Christine Daae in the Westchester Broadway Theatre staging of Phantom.

Tony nominee Laura Bell Bundy stars as pink-clad Elle Woods in Legally Blonde with Christian Borle as Emmett, Orfeh as Paulette, Richard H. Blake as Warner, Kate Shindle as Vivienne and Michael Rupert as Professor Callahan.

The company also includes Tracy Jai Edwards (Serena), Asmeret Ghebremichael (Pilar), Natalie Joy Johnson (Enid), Nathan Balser, April Berry, Paul Canaan, Lindsay Nicole Chambers, Beth Curry, Amber Efé, Tiffany Engen, Stephanie Fittro, Gaelen Gilliland, Jason Gillman, Becky Gulsvig, Rod Harrelson, Manuel Herrera, Andy Karl, Nick Kenkel, Michelle Kittrell, Rusty Mowery, Kevin Pariseau, Matthew Risch, Bryce Ryness, Dani Spieler and Casey Leigh Thompson.

The production is directed and choreographed by Jerry Mitchell, featuring a score by Laurence O'Keefe (Bat Boy: The Musical) and Nell Benjamin (Sarah, Plain and Tall), with a book by Heather Hach (the film "Freaky Friday").

Hal Luftig, Fox Theatricals and Dori Berinstein produce the show on Broadway, in association with MGM Onstage, Darcie Denkert and Dean Stolber.

Legally Blonde has also announced a national tour that will kick off at the Providence Performing Arts Center in Rhode Island Sept. 23.

For more information, visit legallyblondethemusical.com.

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