Annual Summer Community Musical

Drawing upon local talent and bringing together performers of all ages, the Summer Community Musical has been a staple of Wilson theatrical culture since 2011. Each performance is a festival of sight and sound with dramatic costumes and stage decoration. Be sure to plan your trip to Wilson each July for this must-see performance.

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Legally Blonde the Musical, 2017

Seventh Annual Summer Community Musical
Dates: July 13, 14, 15 at 7:30 p.m., July 16 at 3 p.m.
Tickets: $15 adults/ $10 students, seniors ($18/$13 at the door)

Show Synopsis

Based on the adored movie, Legally Blonde The Musical stays true to form with a peppy score and playful book. This musical is ridiculously enjoyable, from start to finish.

Elle Woods appears to have it all. Her life is turned upside down, however, when her boyfriend dumps her so he can start getting serious about his life and attend Harvard Law. Determined to get him back, Elle uses her charm to get into Harvard Law. At school, she struggles with peers, professors and Warner Huntington. With the help of Paulette and Emmett, though, Elle quickly realizes her potential and sets out to prove herself to the world.

Auditions
May 22 and 23 at 6 p.m.

Casting Information (All Ages are Flexible)

A fabulously fun, award-winning musical based on the beloved movie (and novel), Legally Blonde.  This delightful, high-energy show tackles social issues, prejudices, stereotypes, and snobbery without breaking a nail, or the heel off a pair of Gucci pumps.  If you thought Harvard Law School was only for elite academics, think again!

Sing
To be considered for principle roles, please prepare 16 bars (or roughly 30 seconds) of a contemporary pop musical selection.  For those unable to prepare a piece and who would like to be considered for ensemble roles, we will teach a portion of a song from the show and hear you individually.  

Movement and Dance
Come prepared to move; a simple dance combination will be taught and you will perform it in small groups.  If you can jump rope, you are in luck!

Act
Come prepared with a short (1 minute) comedic monologue…memorized!  For those unable to prepare who would like to be considered for principle roles, we will have you read from the play.

Audition
Monday, 5/22, and Tuesday, 5/23, 6pm-9pm ACW (you need only attend one, unless asked)

Rehearsals begin  5/29, 6-9pm. We tentatively plan to be Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs eves, Sat afternoons

Performances, 7/13-16

Roles in the Production

Elle Woods (Lead): Female, 20-25, All Ethnicities, Blonde
The quintessential UCLA Valley Girl. Typically decked out in pink from head to toe and often seen with her pet/accessory Bruiser.  She will learn that she has much more to offer than just a pretty face and a bubbly personality.

Emmett Forrest (Lead): Male, 20-25, All Ethnicities
Smart and sensitive law student who takes Elle under his wing, he is charming, quirky, lovable, and friendly; does not dance; vocal range (A2-G4) baritenor.

Professor Callahan (Lead): Male, 45-55, All Ethnicities
A pompous and manipulative law professor at Harvard who is highly successful but completely immoral; does not dance; B2-F4 (baritone).

Paulette (Supporting): Female, 35-45, All Ethnicities
A brash, caring, optimistic hairstylist who becomes friends with Elle, learns self-esteem, and longs for a man for herself; Ab-C5, movement abilities a plus.

Vivienne Kensington (Supporting): Female, 20-25, All Ethnicities
A smart, savvy and uptight law student and Warner's fiance who dismisses Elle but grows to be her friend; does not dance, range A3-E5.

Warner Huntington III (Lead): Male, 20-25, All Ethnicities
A good-looking but shallow and pompous guy who breaks Elle's heart and heads off to Harvard Law; does not dance, range: A2-G#4.

Margot, Serena, Pilar (Supporting): Female, 18-25, All Ethnicities
Elle's sorority girlfriends, always ready to pop in and help Elle; must dance well, G#4-F5.
Brooke Wyndam (Supporting): Female, 25-35, All Ethnicities
An exercise video mogul who is also a former sorority girl, she is energetic and charismatic yet currently on trial for murder; must have great stamina, dances in ensemble and jumps rope as Brooke; range A3-G5.

Enid (Supporting): Female, 18-25, All Ethnicities
Harvard Law student and extreme feminist; dances in ensemble, range Bb3-F5.

Male/Female Ensemble; Greek Chorus; Students; Delta Nu Members

Many Featured Roles (Supporting): Males & Females, All Ethnicities. Children (10+) with theatre experience and/or outstanding dance/jumprope ability are encouraged to audition.

Full list of Characters
Bruiser
Dog, Featured
Elle Woods
Female, Lead, Mezz-Sopr
Warner Huntington III
Male, Lead, Tenor
Emmett Forrest
Male, Lead, Tenor
Professor Callahan
Male, Supporting, Baritone
Paulette Buonufonte
Female, Supporting, Mezz-Sopr
Brooke Wyndham
Female, Supporting, Mezz-Sopr
Kyle
Male, Supporting, Spoken
Vivienne Kensington
Female, Supporting, Mezz-Sopr
Margot
Female, Featured, Soprano
Kate
Female, Featured, Alto
Grand Master Chad
Male, Featured
Aaron Schultz
Male, Featured, Tenor
Sundeep Agrawal Padamadan
Male, Featured, Tenor
Enid Hoopes
Female, Featured, Mezz-Sopr
Dewey
Male, Featured
Nikos Argitakos
Male, Featured, Spoken
Serena
Female, Featured, Soprano
Pilar
Female, Featured, Soprano
Mr. Woods
Male, Ensemble, Baritone
Mrs. Woods
Female, Ensemble, Spoken
Carlos
Male, Ensemble, Tenor
Ensemble
All ages and types

Read more specifics about individual characters: http://stageagent.com/shows/musical/711/legally-blonde/characters#ixzz4c6dDOdlU

 


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