Casting is complete for the Riverside Theatre and Walnut Street Theatre's upcoming co-production of the Broadway musical Legally Blonde, which will first be presented on the Stark Stage in Vero Beach, Florida, April 16–May 5. Performances at the Philadelphia venue will begin May 14 and continue through July 14.
Directed and choreographed by Richard Stafford, the cast will be led by Kathryn Brunner as Elle Woods, Elliott Styles as Emmett Forrest, Rebecca Robbins as Paulette, Paul Schoeffler as Professor Callahan, Sean Thompson as Warner Huntington III, Lindsey Bliven as Vivienne Kensington, Sara Brophy as Brooke, Adena Ershow as Margot, Lina Lee as Pilar, and Jenna Pinchbeck as Enid.
The ensemble includes Anthony Avino, Nicholas Karl Brown, Caroline Chisholm, Chali Cooke, Billy D. Hart, Jesse Jones, Katy Kauffman, Parker Krug, Scott Langdon, Adam Mandala, Kathryn Miller, Owen Pelesh, Kristyn Pope, Audrey Simmons, and Rochelle Scudder.
Legally Blonde has music and lyrics by both Laurence O'Keefe and Nell Benjamin and a book by Heather Hach.
The Riverside production crew includes music director Anne Shuttlesworth, scenic designer Peter Barbieri, costume designer Kurt Alger, wig designer Dave Bova, lighting designer Jack Mehler, sound designer Craig Beyrooti, casting director Rita Sirianni, production stage manager Amy M. Bertacini, and assistant stage managers Doug Lamb and Julianne Menassian.