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Beyond Blonde, LLC presents

LAURENCE OKEEfE and NELL BENJAMIN

Music and Lyrics By

Book By HEATHER HACH

Based upon the novel by Amanda Brown and the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Motion Picture
featuring

Nikki BohNe as Elle Woods


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Scenic Design by DAVID ROCKWELL

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Sound Design by PETER McBOYLE

Costume Design by Lighting Design By GREGG BARNES KENNETH POSNER and PAUL MILLER Musical Coordinator TALITHA fEHR
TL MUSIC INTERNATIONAL

Orchestrations by CHRIS JAHNKE and LARRY BLANK On-Line Producer RANDALL A. BUCK

Music Director ROB COOKMAN Casting by JOY DEWING, C.S.A

Animals by WILLIAM BERLONI Assistant Choreographer SARA ANDREAS

DAVE CLEMMONS CASTING

Direction Recreated by MARC BRUNI

Choreography Recreated by RUSTY MOWERY

Directed and Choreographed by JERRY MITCHELL


ExCLUSIVE TOUR DIRECTION THE BOOKING GROUP MEREDITH BLAIR

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CAST Of CHARACTERS
ELLE Woods ....................................................................................... NIKKI BoHNE WARNER HUNTINGToN III ........................................................... MATTHEW RAGAs VIVIENNE KENsINGToN........................................... HANNAH RosE d e fLUMERI EMMETT foRREsT ............................................................................ NIC RoULEAU PRofEssoR CALLAHAN ...............................................................KAHLIL JosEPH PAULETTE ....................................................................................... JILLIAN WALLACH BRooKE ................................................................................... sHANNoN MULLEN sERENA..................................................................................... NAdIA VyNNyTsKy MARGoT..........................................................................................MAGGIE TAyLoR PILAR ..........................................................................................................BRIT WEsT KATE/CHUTNEy ....................................................................... NICoLE BRANCUCCI dIsTRICT ATToRNEy JoyCE RILEy ................................................KAsEy WALKER sTENoGRAPHER ....................................................................... RoCHELLE sMITH ENId ........................................................................................ sARAH BETH PfEIfER sALEs MANAGER/JUdGE/CAsHIER ............................................ JEssIE HooKER MoM/WHITNEy ....................................................................................... BETH KUHN GRANdMAsTER CHAd/dEWEy/KyLE ......................................... MICHAEL MILToN dAd/WINTHRoP ......................................................... MATTHEW sEAN CALLAHAN CARLos............................................................................................. ANdR JoRdAN PAdAMAdAN/NIKos .............................................................................. KEN ARPINo KIKI ................................................................................................ RICHARd JARRETT AARoN .................................................................................................... ANdy WHITE BRUIsER ........................................................................................ fRANKIE, CHICo ENsEMBLE ..................................................... KEN ARPINo, NICoLE BRANCUCCI, MATTHEW sEAN CALLAHAN, JEssIE HooKER, JoEL INGRAM, RICHARd JARRETT, ANdR JoRdAN, BETH KUHN, MICHAEL MILToN, RoCHELLE sMITH, RyAN TURNER, KAsEy WALKER, ANdy WHITE

Understudies never substitute for listed players unless a specific notice is posted at the time of the performance.

UNDERSTUDIES

Matthew Sean Callahan JeSSie hooker Joel ingraM riChard Jarrett Beth kuhn Maggie taylor ryan turner kaSey walker andy white BRUIsER UNdERsTUdy......RoxIE

SWINGS
Caroline CuSeo kevin MiChael raponey

MUSICIANS
Musical Director, Keyboards RoB CooKMAN Associate Musical Director, Keyboards ALAN J. PLAdo Reed I TANsIE MAyER Reed II JoHN dE sIMINI Trumpet JiM keen Trombone BRIAN TRoIANo Guitar Johan nilSon Bass MARK ZIEGLER Drums TAURUs LoVELy Keyboard Programmer RANdy CoHEN Music Preparation MARK CUMBERLANd/HoTsTAVE LTd. Music Coordinator TALITHA fEHR (TL MUsIC INTERNATIoNAL)
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SCENES & MUSICAL NUMBERS


In and around the delta Nu house, southern California. In and around the Harvard Law campus, Cambridge, Mass.

ACT ONE Scene 1. UCLA Delta Nu Sorority House/Mall/Elles Door oMIGodyoUGUys ......................................................................................... Margot, serena, Pilar, delta Nus, Elle, shopgirl, Manager Scene 2. Restaurant sERIoUs ......................................................................................................................Warner, Elle Scene 3. Delta Nu Sorority House/Golf Course/Harvard Law School Admissions Office dAUGHTER of dELTA NU .....................................Margot, serena, Pilar, Kate, delta Nus WHAT yoU WANT ............................................................ Elle, Margot, serena, Pilar, Kate, Mom, dad, Grandmaster Chad, Winthrop, Pforzheimer, Lowell, delta Nus and Company Scene 4. Harvard Yard THE HARVARd VARIATIoNs ................................................................ Emmett, Aaron, Enid, Padamadan and Harvard students Scene 5. Callahans Classroom BLood IN THE WATER......................................................................Callahan and Company Scene 6. Harvard Yard PosITIVE ............................................................... Elle, Margot, serena, Pilar, Greek Chorus Scene 7. The Hair Affair IRELANd ..............................................................................................................................Paulette IRELANd (Reprise)............................................................................................................Paulette Scene 8. Harvard Party sERIoUs (Reprise)................................................................................................... Elle, Warner Scene 9. Harvard Yard/Elles Room/Callahans Classroom CHIP oN My sHoULdER .................................... Emmett, Elle, Greek Chorus, Company Scene 10. Deweys Trailer Scene 11. Harvard Hallway so MUCH BETTER .......................................................... Elle, Greek Chorus and Company ACT TWO Scene 1. Conference Room of Stidwell, Zyskowski, fox & Callahan/The Womens Prison WHIPPEd INTo sHAPE .....................................................Brooke, Callahan and Company Scene 2. Hansen-Harkness Department Store TAKE IT LIKE A MAN..................................................................... Elle, Emmett, salespersons Scene 3. The Hair Affair BENd ANd sNAP ......................................Elle, Paulette, serena, Margot, Pilar, salon folk Scene 4. Courtroom THERE! RIGHT THERE!.......................................................Elle, Callahan, Emmett, Brooke, Vivienne, Warner, Enid, Judge, Nikos, Carlos and Company Scene 5. Callahans Office/Elles Door LEGALLy BLoNdE ...................................................................................................Elle, Emmett Scene 6. The Hair Affair LEGALLy BLoNdE REMIx..................................................... Vivienne, Enid, Elle, Company Scene 7. Courtroom/Bathroom of the Wyndham Mansion oMIGodyoUGUys (Reprise) ................................................................... Elle and Company Scene 8. Harvard Law Graduation fINd My WAy/fINALE ................................................................Elle, Paulette and Company

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WHOS WHO IN THE CAST


NIKKI BOHNE (Elle) is thrilled to be going Blonde! Regional credits: Aida (Amneris), Annie Get Your Gun (Annie oakley) and Footloose (Rusty). Bachelors degree in music dance/theatre from Brigham young University. Love and gratitude to her incredibly supportive friends and family. KEN ARPINO (Nikos, Padamadan, Ensemble) is ecstatic to join Legally Blonde The Musical! National/international tour: Hairspray. other credits: Hedwig the Angry Inch, Hair, Wild Party, Grease and 1776. Boston area native. Emerson College graduate. He thanks his family and friends for their love and support. NICOLE BRANCUCCI (Kate, Chutney, Ensemble) is totally thrilled to appear in her favorite musical! Tour: Fiddler on the Roof. Regional: High School Musical, Hairspray and Showboat. NyC reading: Tess, A New Rock Opera. Thanks to family and friends for their support! MATTHEW SEAN CALLAHAN (Dad, Winthrop, Ensemble, U/S Callahan) is thrilled to be touring again. Previous tours include Wonderful Town (national), Flanagans Wake (N.y.) and Aladdin (Chicago). Lots of other credits, but more importantly I love and miss my wife. CAROLINE CUSEO (Female Swing) is ecstatic to make her national tour debut! Regional credits include Proof (Catherine) (AsTC), A Chorus Line (sheila, U/s Cassie), Hello Dolly starring Cady Huffman (Ensemble) and the world premiere of POPart (Mother/ Homeless Woman). HANNAH ROSE DefLUMERI (Vivienne). This is deflumeris first national tour. N.y.: The Count of Monte Cristo (Haydee; reading). Much gratitude to friends, family, KsR, Clemmons Casting and the cast and crew. JESSIE HOOKER (Judge, Sales Manager, Cashier, Ensemble, U/S Pilar). oMIGod! Hooker is psyched to be making her national tour debut with Legally Blonde The Musical! God gets ALL the praise. Love and thanks to mom, dad and her BIG family. Graduate of shenandoah Conservatory. JOEL INGRAM (Ensemble, U/S Kyle, U/S Warner) is a recent grad from University of oklahoma. Regional: The Whos Tommy (Lover), Jesus Christ Superstar (Bartholomew), Bye Bye Birdie (Conrad), Little Me and Chess. Love to my friends and family. RICHARD JARRETT (Kiki, Ensemble, U/S Kyle) is proud to be making his tour debut. Credits include Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, WVPT and Holland-America Line. Bachelors degree from Wright state University. Thanks friends, family, teachers, 06 and sarah! ANDR JORDAN (Carlos, Ensemble) is stoked for his first national tour with Legally Blonde The Musical! Jordan is a proud New Jersey native. Credits include Toy Story the Musical, Festival of the Lion King, Rent and Aida. He thanks God for his numerous blessings. KAHLIL JOSEPH (Callahan) has acted on stage, film and television in America and India. Based in Los Angeles, his credits include 24, Leverage, Les Misrables (India), Days of Our Lives and The Line. Joseph was a professor and earned his masters degree (acting) at UCLAs school of Theatre. Joseph thanks his manager, friends and especially his wife Patzi. BETH KUHN (Mom, Whitney, Ensemble, U/S Paulette, U/S Vivienne) is enjoying her first national tour with Legally Blonde The Musical! Recent credits include Uncle Pirate (off-off Broadway), Gypsy (Albany) and Pump Boys and Dinettes (Charlottesville, Va.). Proud bachelors degree graduate of the University of Michigan. MICHAEL MILTON (Kyle, Dewey, Grandmaster Chad, Ensemble) is thrilled to be making his national tour debut! He received his theatre degree from Chipola College, and is a proud of alumnus of BTP. He thanks his parents and grandparents for their neverending love and support. SHANNON MULLEN (Dance Captain, Brooke) is counting her blessings to have moved from Nicest Kid in Town to Whipping People into shape. National tours: Hairspray (Tammy!). Bachelors degree sUNy Buffalo. Eternally grateful to everyone who ever uttered the words yes you can to her. SARAH BETH PfEIfER (Enid) Regional credits: Ferdinand the Bull (Imagination stage), Forever Patsy Cline (Tobys of Baltimore) and The Oresteia (Keegan Theatre). Education: Bachelors degree Catholic University. Love to dan and family. MATTHEW RAGAS (Warner) is a native of New orleans, La.! He was last seen as Link Larkin on the national tour of Hairspray. Ragas was also the swing on the first national tour of The Wedding Singer. Ragas thanks his Mom, Julie, Mike, dad, Mrs. Vivian and his amazing friends for all of their love and support! KEVIN MICHAEL RAPONEY (Male Swing). National tours: The Whos Tommy. Regional theatre: Guys and Dolls. Cruise ships: Holland America Line. Theme parks: Hershey Park, sea World and six flags. special thanks to family and friends for their love and support! NIC ROULEAU (Emmett) recently finished sailing with disney Cruise Line as Woody in Toy Story: The Musical. Regional credits: Les Misrables (Marius) at Merry-Go-Round, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (Hero) and Floyd Collins (Homer). NyU steinhardt Graduate. Thanks to family and The Mine.

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ROCHELLE SMITH (Stenographer, Ensemble, U/S Elle, U/S Margo) is a graduate of Penn state with a bachelors degree in musical theatre. favorite credits include A Little Night Music (Anne), The Fantasticks (Lusia), disneys Beauty and the Beast (Belle) and Peter Pan (Wendy). MAGGIE TAYLOR (Margo, U/S Elle) is so happy to be here! favorite regional credits: Sweet Charity, A Midsummer Nights Dream, Beauty and The Beast and Thoroughly Modern Millie. Bachelors degree Miami University. Love and thanks to family and friends for their support. RYAN TURNER (Ensemble, U/S Warner, U/S Emmett) is ecstatic and grateful to be touring with Legally Blonde The Musical! Regional: The Arvada Center. Love and thanks to God, mom, dad, brother, grandma, friends, family and Rikki. And, a special thanks to the entire Legally Blonde family! NADIA VYNNYTSKY (Serena) is psyched to be joining Legally Blonde The Musical! Regional: surflight Theatre. MWVTC-Footloose (Ariel) and BABY (Lizzie). MsU-Side Show (Violet). Bachelors degree: MsU. Much love to family and friends for their support! KASEY WALKER (DA Joyce Riley, Ensemble, U/S Brook, U/S Serena) recently graduated with her bachelors degree from oU University. Credits: A Chorus Line (Val), How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (Hedy LaRue). Regional: 42nd Street and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang at Lyric Theatre. JILLIAN WALLACH (Paulette) is thrilled to be touring with Legally Blonde the Musical! National tour: Annie (star to Be). favorite regional credits: Bye Bye Birdie (Rosie) and Swing! Thank you to Troika, Clemmons Casting, Jeff, Tituss and my friends and family. for Mom, dad and shelby! B R IT WE ST (Pilar). Recent credits include Nickelodeons Storytime Live! tour, and regional productions of Rent (Joanne), Hairspray and Hair. Infinite thanks to the West family and C. Royalty for their unwavering love and support. ANDY WHITE (Aaron, Ensemble, U/S Emmett) is thrilled to be making his touring debut. Regional credits: All Shook Up (dean Hyde; MsMT), Jesus Christ Superstar (James the Lessor; MsMT) and High School Musical (Tory Bolton; Millbrook Playhouse). Bachelors degree Pace University. Love to his family.
HEATHER HACH (Book) received a 2007 Tony and drama desk nomination for her book on Legally Blonde The Musical. she is a graduate of University of Colorados school of Journalism. After graduating, Hach worked for the New york Times denver Bureau and as an editor at sports and fitness Publishing in Boulder, Colo. she was a member of denvers Comedy sports improvisational comedy troupe. After winning the Walt disney screenwriting fellowship in 1999, Hach was assigned to write the film Freaky Friday. Along with Mary Rodgers, she wrote the

young adult novel Freaky Monday, which she adapted for the screen. Hach is currently working on a film adaptation of What to Expect When Youre Expecting and also a television pilot for ABC. Much love to Jason, Harper, drake and all her friends and family. LAURENCE OKEEfE (Music and Lyrics). Making his Broadway debut with Legally Blonde The Musical, oKeefe is a composer, lyricist, pianist and writer. Awards: 2007 Tony Award nomination, two drama desk Award nominations for the music and lyrics of Legally Blonde The Musical, 2004 Ed Kleban Award for lyrics, 2001 AsCAP Richard Rodgers New Horizons Award and a 2001 Jonathan Larson Award for music and lyrics. N.y. credits: Bat Boy: The Musical (2001 Lucille Lortel and outer Critics Circle Awards for best off-Broadway musical, has been produced in Boston, Tokyo, seoul and the West End, among others). He co-wrote book, music and lyrics with Nell Benjamin for Cam Jansen and the Curse of the Emerald Elephant (drama desk nomination for best book, and the music for Sarah, Plain and Tall, which now tours the country for Theatre Works UsA. In 2003, oKeefe, Benjamin and book writer Julia Jordon expanded Sarah into a full-length show at the oNeill festival. oKeefe composed The Mice, which was produced by Harold Prince at The Prince Music Theater and at the Ahmanson. NELL BENJAMIN (Lyrics and Music) earned a 2007 Tony Award nomination and two drama desk Award nominations for the music and lyrics of Legally Blonde The Musical, which is her Broadway debut. Benjamin was nominated for a 2005 drama desk Award for best book of a musical for Cam Jansen and the Curse of the Emerald Elephant. she is also the recipient of the 2003 Kleban foundation Award for lyrics and a 2003 Jonathan Larson foundation Grant. Benjamin has written musicals, online games, television shows and a corporate bond-trading manual. she wrote lyrics for the musical Sarah, Plain and Tall, produced in 2002 by Theatre Works UsA and remounted in 2006 at the Lucille Lortel. In 2003 Sarah was expanded into a full-length show at the oNeill festival. Prior to that, Benjamin was the lyricist on The Mice, which was produced by Harold Prince at The Prince Music Theater and at the Ahmanson. Television credits: Unhappily Ever After and Whoa! Sunday with Mo Rocca. she is a member of AsCAP and the dramatists Guild of America.

JERRY MITCHELL (Director, Choreographer) is currently making his West End debut as director of Legally Blonde The Musical for which he served as choreographer there and on Broadway. He was nominated for both the Tony and drama desk Awards for his choreography, and the drama desk Award for his Broadway direction. He also choreographed the current West End production of sir Andrew Lloyd Webbers sequel to his Phantom of the Opera, titled Love Never Dies, heading for Broadway next year. Mitchell received Broadways Tony, drama desk and outer Critics Circle Awards for his dazzling choreography created for the 2005 Tony Award-winning best revival of La Cage Aux Folles, and was also nominated for the Tony Award in the same category for the smash hit musical, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. Previously, Mitchell received olivier, Tony, drama desk, outer Critics Circle and Astaire Award nominations for

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choreographing Hairspray and Tony, drama desk and Astaire Award nominations for choreographing The Full Monty, both shows having been directed by his cherished collaborator, Jack oBrien. Emmy-nominated for choreographing The Drew Carey Show, his memorable film work includes In and Out, Camp, Drop Dead Gorgeous and Scent of a Woman. for Broadway, Mitchell also choreographed the hit revival of Gypsy, starring Bernadette Peters, as well as Never Gonna Dance, the first and only Broadway musical based on an Astaire/Rogers film. Prior to those productions, Mitchell choreographed the Broadway revivals of The Rocky Horror Show (drama desk nomination) Youre a Good Man, Charlie Brown, Hedwig and the Angry Inch (on stage and film), the national tour of Jekyll & Hyde, and Paper Mill Playhouses critically acclaimed Follies, featuring Ann Miller. Mitchell proudly conceives, directs and choreographs Broadway Bares, an annual comedy burlesque show for the charity, Broadway Cares. Most recently, he choreographed a new Broadway-bound musical based on the film, Catch Me if You Can (again with Jack oBrien as director) and directed and choreographed Peepshow, a Las Vegas extravaganza production show. future projects include musicals based on the films, Kinky Boots, Queen of the Stardust Ballroom and Mad Hot Ballroom, all of which he will direct and choreograph. MARC BRUNI (Direction Re-created) returns to Legally Blonde The Musical! after acting as associate director for the N.y., U.s. tour and London productions as well as on MTVs Search for Elle Woods. He recently directed Fanny for City Center Encores! and Ordinary Days for the Roundabout Underground. st. Louis MUNy: The Music Man (Kevin Kline Award nomination), Sound of Music, My One and Only and Seven Brides for Seven Brothers. other directing credits include Such Good Friends (NyMf directing Award), High Spirits (york), Glimpses to the Moon (oak Room). Bruni has been associated with Walter Bobbie, Kathleen Marshall, Jerry Mitchell and Jerry Zaks on 13 Broadway shows as well as five City Center Encores! productions. Upcoming directing projects include 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Papermill/Philadelphia Theatre Company). He is a graduate of dartmouth College. RUSTY MOWERY (Choreography Re-created) is thrilled to be continuing his long-time relationship with Jerry Mitchell and Legally Blonde The Musical! He is the associate choreographer of Legally Blonde The Musical in London at The savoy Theatre on the West End. Production dance supervisor for Hairspray Broadway, first national tour and Canadian companies. Associate choreographer/director Zanna, Dont off-Broadway. Choreographer of Ragtime for Music Theater of Witchita. Mowery has appeared in the Broadway casts of Hairspray, Legally Blonde The Musical (original cast), Ragtime, CATS and Seussical, the Musical. He was also seen across the U.s. and Canada in the national tours of Legally Blonde The Musical (first national company), Ragtime (first national company) and Fiddler on the Roof. Member sdC, sAG, AEA, AfTRA.

SARA ANDREAS (Assistant Choreographer). National tour: Legally Blonde The Musical (Dance Captain/Swing). off-Broadway: Rachel sheinkins Serenade (Jaradoa), Seesaw (GT2). Readings: May Day, Finger Paint (Plastic flamingo Theater Company). Graduate of the University of Miami. Thanks and love to The Mine Rusty, Mom, dad and Mikey. DAVID ROCKWELL (Scenic Designer) designed the sets for Hairspray (Tony, drama desk, outer Critics Circle nominations), Legally Blonde The Musical (drama desk nomination), Free Man of Color; The Rocky Horror Show (drama desk nomination), All Shook Up (drama desk nomination), Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Armed and Naked in America, Omnium Gatherum, and, for film, Team America. He is the founder of Rockwell Group, a New york-based architecture and design firm. Projects include the Kodak Theatre, the 2009 and 2010 Emmy-nominated set designs for the Academy Awards, Maialino at the Gramercy Park Hotel, the Walt disney family Museum, Adour Alain ducasse at The st. Regis New york, Jet Blues Terminal 5 at JfK International Airport, Hall of fragments at the 2008 Venice Architecture Biennale, Imagination Playground, the Elinor Bunin-Munroe film Center at Lincoln Center, W New york and Union square, Aloft hotels, Nobu fifty seven and Nobu dubai. Rockwell was honored with the Pratt Institute Legends Award in 2009, and smithsonians Cooper-Hewitts National design Award for Interior design in 2008. GREGG BARNES (Costume Designer). Broadway credits include: Legally Blonde The Musical (2007 Tony nomination), The Drowsy Chaperone (2006 Tony Award, drama desk Award, outer Critics Award), Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Flower Drum Song (Tony nomination), Bye Bye Birdie, To Be Or Not To Be, Side Show. other New york credits include: Sinatra (Radio City Music Hall), The Wizard of Oz (Madison square Garden), Zombie Prom (Variety Arts), Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular (principal designer 1994-2005), Cinderella and The Merry Widow (New york City opera, Live from Lincoln Center), Pageant (The Blue Angel and Londons West End-olivier nomination), The Kathy and Mo Show (West side Arts), Cinderella in a Mirror (st. Clements), Suds: Wash-oRama (Criterion Center), Eliot felds Behold the Man (Ballet Tech), Judith Jamisons ballet, Sweet Release (Alvin Ailey), Anyone Can Whistle, No No Nanette, Du Barry Was a Lady, Follies, Sweet Adeline and The Ziegfeld Follies of 1936 (Encore series at City Center). Barnes national tours include: Legally Blonde The Musical, The Drowsy Chaperone, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Flower Drum Song, disneys On the Record, Anastasia and Princess Classics for disneys World on Ice, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus (Red Unit 2001-02), South Pacific (with Robert Goulet), Winnie the Pooh and the Perfect Day, Dora, the Explorer, Scooby Doo: Stage Fright, Blues Clues Live! and Rug Rats, A Live Adventure. Regional credits include: Minskys (Ahmanson Theater), Mame (The Kennedy Center), the old Globe Theatre productions of Lucky Duck (san diego Critics Award), Dirty Rotten Scoundrels and Suds: Wash-o-Rama, as well

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as Allegro at the signature Theatre, Va. (Helen Hayes Award), Flower Drum Song at the Mark Taper forum (L.A. outer Critics Award, Garland Award), and productions at Arena stage, Glimmerglass opera (three seasons), June opera festival of New Jersey (five seasons) and Paper Mill Playhouse (nine seasons as resident designer for more than 40 plays and musicals including Follies, Jane Eyre and Great Expectations). Upcoming: Elf The Musical (Broadway), Follies (Kennedy Center), Minskys, Robin and the 7 Hoods. Barnes was the first recipient of the Theatre development funds Irene sharaff young Master Award and was on faculty at NyUs Tisch school of the Arts from 1982 to 2002. KENNETH POSNER (Lighting Designer) has designed more than 35 Broadway plays and musicals including Wicked, Hairspray, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, The Coast of Utopia (shipwreck), Lend Me A Tenor, The Royal Family, Legally Blonde The Musical, Grease (2008 revival), The Homecoming, The Odd Couple, Glengarry Glen Ross, Little Women, The Frogs, Imaginary Friends, Swing!, Charlie Brown, The Goat, Side Man, The Little Foxes and The Rose Tattoo. He has received Tony, drama desk, obie and outer Critics Circle Awards. PAUL MILLER (Lighting Designer). Broadway: Legally Blonde The Musical, Freshly Squeezed, Laughing Room Only as well as Of Thee I Sing and Music in the Air (Encores). As associate/assistant: Macbeth, Company, Sweeney Todd, Little Women, Hairspray, The Producers, Life x3, The Music Man, The Price, Saturday Night Fever, The Civil War, On The Town, The Sound of Music and Titanic. offBroadway designs include: Vanities - the Musical, Nunsense, Waiting for Godot (50th anniversary production), Addicted and Balancing Act. Regional designs include productions at: The Goodspeed opera House, Cleveland Playhouse, Pasadena Playhouse, Baystreet Theatre, Lookingglass Theatre, Chicago shakespeare and Paper Mill Playhouse, among others. Recent tours and international designs include: The Wizard of Oz, Hairspray, Storytime Live, the upcoming Outback Adventure, Legally Blonde The Musical (London West End), Race for Love (China), Cinderella (Asia), West Side Story (La scala). Television: Camelot (Live from Lincoln Center), several specials for Clairol on Broadway (A&E) as well as special events: This American Life, A Celtic Christmas Sojourn, Broadway Under the Stars, The Holiday Spectacular from Bryant Park, and live concert performances by Avril Lavigne, Cyndi Lauper, Mary J. Blige, Ludacris and numerous others. Miller has been the lighting director for the New years Eve celebration in Times square for the last 10 years. PETER McBOYLE (Sound Designer) is the resident sound designer for the renowned stratford shakespeare festival where he has designed the sound for more than 45 productions including John doyles Kiss Me Kate, stafford Arimas Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris, Gary Griffins West Side Story, Krapps Last Tape starring Brian dennehy,

Fiddler on the Roof starring Tony Award-winner Brent Carver and celebrated productions of The Tempest and King Lear starring Christopher Plummer. His Broadway credits include Twyla Tharps frank sinatra dance musical Come Fly Away and Christopher Plummers Barrymore. favorite productions elsewhere include Orpheus Descending and Medea for Mirvish Productions in Toronto, the award-winning musical Fire in Toronto, the world premiere of the new musical The Wrong Son at Canadas National Arts Centre, the acclaimed production of the new musical The House Of Martin Guerre in Toronto as well as productions of Sweeney Todd, Beauty and the Beast, The King and I, Into the Woods, Cabaret, Camelot, Anything Goes, Gypsy, High Society, Oklahoma!, Man of La Mancha and many others. McBoyle is a member of the Associated designers of Canada. He lives in stratford, ontario with his wife, Meghan, and their daughters, Ella and Beatrice. WILLIAM BERLONI (Animal Trainer). Broadway: Annie (original sandy), Legally Blonde The Musical, Awake and Sing (LCT), The Woman In White, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Gypsy, Camelot, Frankenstein, The First, Alice in Wonderland, Oliver!, Anything Goes (LCT), Nick and Nora, La Bete, The Wiz, Annie (20th and 30th anniversary), The Wizard of Oz (MsG), Dinner at Eight (LCT). since 1977, Berloni has trained animals for hundreds of off-Broadway and regional theatre productions, tours, movies, television shows and seven White House performances for presidents Carter, Reagan, Bush and Clinton. Published author and recipient of the AsPCA Humanitarian Award, outer Critics Circle Award and the American Humane Association Patsy Award. Currently the director of animal behavior at the Humane society of New york. theatricalanimals.com. ROB COOKMAN (Music Director, Keyboards) is proud to be working with this cast, crew, and band of Legally Blonde The Musical! Most recently, he acted as band leader/arranger for Cirque du soleils Banana Shpeel. other musical director credits include: Menopause the Musical (Chicago), Mamma Mia! (second national tour, AMd), Movin Out (second national tour) and Swing! (Japan tour 2008). Love to his family and his fiance desiree. DAVE CLEMMONS CASTING (Casting) is dave Clemmons, CsA, Joy dewing, CsA and Alan Lane. Current projects: the Broadway premiere of Driving Miss Daisy starring James Earl Jones and Vanessa Redgrave, frank Wildhorns Wonderland, the new musical Grumpy Old Men. National tours: Legally Blonde The Musical, Cats, Fiddler on the Roof, Grease, Swonderful, Wizard of Oz. Regional: flat Rock Playhouse, drury Lane Theatre and Casa Maana. Previous credits: Broadway: The Boy From Oz, Brooklyn, The Civil War, Dracula, Ring of Fire. offBroadway: Bare, Bat Boy, Dear Edwina, Zanna Dont!. Tours: Evita, Fiddler on the Roof, Movin Out, Sound of Music and Dirty Rotten Scoundrels.

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TALITHA fEHR TL MUSIC INTERNATIONAL (Music Coordinator) was founded by Talitha fehr in 2010 to carry on the musical contracting traditions of her mentor sam Lutfiyya. fehr has worked on national tours of Mamma Mia!, Fiddler on the Roof starring Topol and Harvey fierstein, Jesus Christ Superstar starring Ted Neeley, Cats, Chicago, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Chita Rivera A Dancers Life, Movin Out and 101 Dalmatians. International and Asian tours of West Side Story, Sound of Music, Swing!, Cinderella and The King and I. fehr has also had the privilege of working on Broadways The Pirate Queen, preproduction and development of Twyla Tharps Come Fly Away and the 2010 Vancouver Winter olympics opening and closing ceremonies. ROBERTA ROBERTS (General Manager) is excited to be embarking on her ninth year with Troika Entertainment. Prior to her current position, Roberts was producer for the cruise line entertainment division of Paramount show services International where she produced and managed entertainment programs for numerous clients including Norwegian Cruise Line, Royal Caribbean Cruise Line, Renaissance Cruises, orient Lines and Cunard Lines Queen Elizabeth II. A graduate of James Madison University, Roberts is grateful for a career that has taken her to more than 45 countries. Her most exciting production to date was her recent Panamanian wedding to her husband, yiannis Gianareas. GEOffREY QUART (Technical Supervisor). Prior to his current position, Quart spent three years as project foreman for showman fabricators, where he managed the build and installation of countless projects including the studio sets for CNNs American Morning, Paula Zahn Now, and ABC Nightly News. Quart began his career in Toronto, Canada as an assistant production manager and assistant technical director for Livent, Inc. and Parallel Productions on productions such as Ragtime, Jane Eyre, The Vagina Monologues and The Lion King. Quart and his wife Anne are enjoying life in blissfully suburban New Jersey with their daughter Madelyn and their dog Tucker. G CREATIVE ADVERTISING & DESIGN (Creative Services). founded by Christopher and Gabrielle Howey in 2002, G Creative has grown into a full-service agency specializing in print design and broadcast production. Located in Las Vegas, Nev., G Creative produces materials for clients in various industries including entertainment, real estate, automotive, gaming and consumer products. The Howeys are celebrating the success of their most ambitious project to date, Mimi-Charlotte Howey. THE PRODUCERS are in their third decade of producing touring shows of all sizes throughout North America and the world. NICHOLAS HOWEY (Executive Producer) has a doctorate in theatre arts and studied repertory theatre

in Prague. Together with Kary Walker he founded the Harlequin Theater outside Washington d.C., which enjoyed a 20-year run. Howey and the late Larry shue were subjects of the play Wenceslas Square written by shue, directed by Jerry Zaks and produced at The New york shakespeare Theater. Together with Kenneth Gentry and dallett Norris, Howey founded Troika Entertainment. He is happily married to actressturned-real estate agent, Mary Ellen Nester, is the father of two grown kids in the biz (Jennifer and Christopher) and soon-to-graduate high-schooler florinall of whom remind him daily that life and the theatre are as good as it gets. RANDALL A. BUCK (Chief Operating Officer) has produced more than 50 productions as Troika Entertainments chief operating officer all over the world. Before rejoining dr. Howey at Troika in 1999, Buck was vice president and general manager for Livent in Toronto. While working for Livent, Buck managed productions such as Fosse, Ragtime, Show Boat, Music of the Night and Kiss of the Spider Woman. He was a stage manager for more than 20 years, opening the Phantom of the Opera Music Box tour and Show Boat on Broadway. since beginning as an apprentice with The Kenley Players in the late 1960s, Buck has had the privilege of working with directors such as Hal Prince, Joe Layton and Josh Logan and hundreds of stars. Buck had the privilege of recently serving on the board for the National Alliance of Music Theater. He is currently living happily-ever-after in southern Maryland with his wife Angela and their daughter sierra Ashley Buck. DONALD KINDL (Chief Financial Officer) graduated from the University of Connecticut with a bachelors degree in accounting in 1982 and a masters degree in business administration in 1988. He began his career with Combustion Engineering in Windsor, Conn. in 1982, and moved to Maryland in 1992 to assume the position of comptroller for various theatrical productions in association with Mr. Howey. In his current position, he oversees the daily operations of all aspects of management information systems, finance and accounting. Kindl and his lovely wife Cindy are the proud parents of three wonderful children, stephen, stacey and scott. JENNIfER HOWEY (Chief Strategy Officer) is proud to be working in the family biz beside her father Nicholas and brother Christopher. A graduate of Madonna University in Livonia, Mich., Howey attended graduate school at The University of detroit-Mercy and studied advertising and marketing at oxford University. As a press representative, Howey has worked with Michael Bolton, Barry Williams, Patrick Cassidy and Gladys Knight to name just a few. Previous positions include brand manager for feld Entertainment and producing associate for starlight Vegas Company. she is very proud to be the mother of Nicholas Anndrej Joseph Howey.

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Associate General Manager .........................Jaime Prine Technical supervisor................................ Geoffrey Quart Production Coordinator ........................Ryan P. Murphy Production Carpenter .................................... sam Mahan Project Manager ........................................ Michael orsino Assistant to the General Manager .........steve Lisciani Accounting..........Thomas J. Lydon & Associates, P.A. Accounting Clerk......................................Marite Espinoza senior Booking Manager.........................McKenna Kelly Booking Associate ......................................Greg Keenan Budgeting and forecasting Manager ............................... George Lamberty Comptroller .................................................. Ryan Rudzinski Creative services ..................................................................... G Creative, Inc., Christopher Howey Employee Benefits ............................. The Capital Group Insurance ..lowetillson insurance & associates, inc. Legal.......................................................s. Jean Ward, Esq. Marketing Associate.................................Courtney davis office Manager ............................Anissa Hartline-orsino Production Photography.............................. Joan Marcus staff Accountant ..................................Lourdes Castillo Warehouse Manager ...................................scott Garrish

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GENERAL MANAGER Roberta Roberts CoMPANy MANAGER P.d. seltzer


PRodUCTIoN sTAGE MANAGER ............................... Molly Goodwin HEAd CARPENTER .........................Melissa steinbach Associate Lighting designer ........... Jonathan spencer Production Electrician/Programmer...Michael Brown Production Electrician....................................Brad Brown Assistant sound designer ....................daniel fiandaca Production sound ...........................................Colle Bustin Assistant Production sound ....................Elle xu Bustin Production sound services ......................Mark Norfolk, sAVI UsA Properties Coordinator...............................Ray Wetmore Animal Handler ...............................................Patrick Peavy Assistant Carpenter...................................Michael Garvin Head Electrician..............................................Patrick steitz Assistant Electrician ..................................... Adam Blood Head of sound......................................Byron Keith Hurst Assistant sound Engineer............................... Ian P. Carr Head of Properties.........................Wendy Joy Beckwith Head of Wardrobe .................. Michelle Harrison steitz Hair supervisor............................................. Kaylan Paisley Production Assistant ..................................sarah Koehler

The Booking Group Meredith Blair Kara Gebhart, Laura Kolarik Mollie Mann, Brian Brooks, Richard Rundle

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Hotel booking and travel by Road Rebel Entertainment Touring. scenery modifications by sHoWMAN fABRICAToRs, Long Island City, N.y., Elliot Bertoni; soft goods by I. WEIss & soNs, fairview, N.J., Jennifer Tankleff; Lighting by CHRIsTIE LITEs oRLANdo, orlando, fla., Larry Thomas; Audio services by sPECIALIZEd AUdIoVIsUAL, INC., Clifton Park, N.y., Mark Norfolk; Backline by JoNAs PRodUCTIoNs, Indianapolis, Ind.; footwear by LadUCA sHoEs, NyC; Trucking by JANCo, LTd., Wayne, N.J., Rick Rosenthal; Rehearsed at RIPLEy-GRIER sTUdIos. Merchandising by MAx MERCHANdIsING, LLC, Rick Anderson, Merchandise Manager, 212-692-9307
The International Alliance of Theatrical stage Employees represents technicians, artisans, and craftspersons in the entertainment industry, including live theatre, film, and television production. The director-Choreographer is a member of the STAGE DIRECTORS AND CHOREOGRAPHERS SOCIETY, a national theatrical labor union. United scenic Artists represents the designers and scenic painters for the American Theatre. The Musicians, Conductors, Music Preparation Personnel, and Librarians employed in this production are members of the American federation of Musicians of the United states and Canada.

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Nicholas Howey .... Executive Producer, CEo Randall A. Buck ......... Chief operating officer don Kindl .......................Chief financial officer Jennifer Howey ............. Chief strategy officer

Costume director: Tony Ray Hicks Project Assistant: Alison smith Workroom Manager: Helen Jones Lead stitcher: Laura Browning stitchers: Melanie Lester, Risa ono, Pauline senk, Kristina Lambdin, Kristen Czako, Melissa daum fitting Assistant: Ryan Richardson

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This list includes individuals and businesses that have initiated or renewed their friends of the Lied membership since the original list was published. BUSINESS fRIENDS
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