Legally Blonde's Bundy and Co-Stars Extend Through Spring 2008

News   Legally Blonde's Bundy and Co-Stars Extend Through Spring 2008 School isn't out yet for Legally Blonde's Elle Woods. Tony nominee Laura Bell Bundy has extended her stay with the Broadway production through spring 2008.

Christian Borle and Laura Bell Bundy in Legally Blonde.
Christian Borle and Laura Bell Bundy in Legally Blonde. Photo by Paul Kolnik

In addition to its leading lady, Legally Blonde cast members Christian Borle (Emmett), Orfeh (Paulette), Richard H. Blake (Warner), Kate Shindle (Vivienne), Nikki Snelson (Brooke) and Michael Rupert (Professor Callahan), have also extended their contracts through the spring. Their exit dates were not announced.

Playbill.com previously reported Jan. 14, that MTV networks confirmed that casting is underway for an upcoming reality television series that will search for Legally Blonde's next Elle Woods via the same network that brought the musical to millions of television viewers in October 2007.

The current Legally Blonde cast also features Haven Burton, Tracy Jai Edwards, Asmeret Ghebremichael, Natalie Joy Johnson, Nathan Balser, April Berry, Paul Canaan, Lindsay Nicole Chambers, Cara Cooper, Beth Curry, Amber Efé, Gaelen Gilliland, Jason Gillman, Becky Gulsvig, Rod Harrelson, Manuel Herrera, Andy Karl, Nick Kenkel, Michelle Kittrell, Rusty Mowery, Kevin Pariseau, Matthew Risch, Bryce Ryness and Kate Wetherhead.

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").

The score includes "Omigod You Guys," "Serious," "What You Want," "Harvard Variations," "Blood in the Water," "Positive, "Ireland," "Chip on My Shoulder," "So Much Better," "Whipped into Shape," "Take It Like a Man," "Bend and Snap," "There! Right There!" "Legally Blonde," "Legally Blonde Remix" and "Find My Way/Finale."

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

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