Full casting announced for Legally Blonde at Curve

Tupele Dorgu joins the cast as Paulette A CURVE PRODUCTION LEGALLY BLONDE THE MUSICAL

Music and Lyrics by Laurence O’Keefe & Nell Benjamin Book by Heather Hach Theatre Monday 11 April – Saturday 14 May Press Night: Thursday 14 April, 7pm Director: Nikolai Foster; Designer: Matthew Wright; Choreographer: Nick Winston Orchestrator: Sarah Travis; Lighting Designer: Ben Cracknell; Sound Designer: Tom Marshall; Casting Director: Kay Magson; Musical Director: Bob Broad Nikolai Foster, Artistic Director at Curve, today announces the full company for his new production of the award-winning West End and Broadway smash hit musical comedy, Legally Blonde, including Tupele Dorgu who joins the cast as Paulette. Dorgu joins the previously announced Lucie Jones as Elle Woods, Ian Kelsey as Callahan, Jon Robyns as Emmett, Danny Mac as Warner, Natalie Hope as Brooke, Phoebe Street as Vivienne and Francesca Hoffman as Margot. The cast is completed by Jack Harrison-Cooper (Harrison), Cristina Hoey (Serena), Darren Bennett (Dad), Jamal Andreas (Sundeep Padamann), Natalie Woods (Enid), Rachel Stanley (Mum), Rebecca-Jayne Davies (Kate), Martin McCarthy (Carlos), Genesis Lynea (Pilar), Lawrence Robb (Aaron). The production opens on 14 April, with previews from 11 April, and runs until 14 May 2016. Lucie Jones plays Elle Woods. Her theatre credits include Cosette in Les Miserables (West End and O2 Arena), Meatloaf in We Will Rock You (International Tour) and The X Factor Arena Tour. Her television includes Midsomer Murders, The Sarah Jane Adventures and she was a finalist on The X Factor. She was a soloist on The X Factor charity single ‘You are Not Alone’, which reached No. 1 in the UK charts and on charity single ‘Confidence Is Consciousness’. Lucie is also an official rugby anthem singer for Wales and England. Tupele Dorgu plays Paulette. Her television credits include Kelly Crabtree in Coronation Street, Billionaire Boy, Cucumber, All at Sea, Trying Again; MI High, Preston Passion, The Case, The Accused, Waterloo Road and Merseybeat. Her theatre credits include Educating Rita (Garrick Theatre); Chicago (UK Tour); Mamma Mia (Prince of Wales Theatre), Teechers (Wakefield Theatre), Noises Off (Liverpool Royal Court); Three Minute Heroes (Belgrade Theatre) and La Cage Aux Folles (English Theatre Frankfurt). For more info visit www.curveonline.co.uk