FOSTER CITY, CA (August 2, 2016) – Hillbarn Theatre kicks off its 2016–2017 season with Harvard’s most beloved blonde, Elle Woods, who will take the stage by pink storm in Legally Blonde The Musical. A fabulously fun international award-winning musical based on the adored 2001 film and book by Heather Hach, this fun, upbeat story of self-discovery follows the transformation of Elle Woods as she tackles stereotypes, snobbery, and scandal in pursuit of her dreams. This action-packed musical explodes on the stage with dynamic dances and memorable songs featuring music and lyrics by Laurence O’Keefe and Nell Benjamin. Equal parts hilarious and heart-warming, Legally Blonde The Musical has been nominated for seven Tony Awards and 10 Drama Desk Awards.
Legally Blonde The Musical will run August 25–September 18, 2016 at Hillbarn Theatre (1285 East Hillsdale Blvd., Foster City). Performances are Thursdays—Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. Press night for Legally Blonde The Musical will be Friday, August 26, 2016. Single tickets range in price from $28 – $48 and are available now by calling 650.349.6411 ext. 2 or visiting www.hillbarntheatre.org.
Led by Courtney Hatcher as Elle Woods, Legally Blonde The Musical features an ensemble cast of actors including Brad Satterwhite, Ray D’Ambrosio, Justin Buchs, Gennine Harrington, Jessica Maxey, Christine Baker, Jocelyn Pickett, Noelani Neal, Catherine Rieflin, Lizzie Moss, Joe Murphy, and many more.
Directed by Hillbarn Theatre’s Executive Artistic Director Dan Demers, the creative team for Legally Blonde The Musical includes Rick Reynolds (music director), Jim Ambler (choreographer), Amanda Roccuzzo (stage manager), Kuo-Hao Lo (scenic director), Don Coluzzi (lighting designer), Aya Matsutomo (master electrician), Steve Nyberg (master builder),Dylan Chavez (sound design), Valarie Emmi (Costume Designer), Rosie Issel (properties director) and Dee Morrissey (hair and make-up designer).
Hillbarn Theatre would like to acknowledge the show sponsor for Legally Blonde The Musical, Peninsula Beauty as well as the 2016–2017 company sponsors: Foster City Islander, The David and Lucile Packard Foundation, Rotary Foundation and Penelope’s Coffee & Tea.
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ABOUT HILLBARN THEATRE
Since 1941, the historic Hillbarn Theatre has served the San Francisco Bay Area by embracing this founding ideal – to create theatre with the community, for the community, striving always for excellence in production and education. Hillbarn has won a Theater Critics Circle Award, was accepted at the Edinburgh Theatre Festival, was honored with several mayoral proclamations for excellence in theatrical production and education, and received three Dean Goodman Awards for Artistic Excellence.