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Think Pink – “Legally Blonde” Has Playhouse Debut

Camryn Graves as “Elle” with Irving as “Bruiser.” Camryn is a senior performance major from Laguna Niguel, CA, who has dreamed of playing Elle since she was a little girl.

Hofstra University’s Department of Drama and Dance presents its major musical of the academic year, Legally Blonde – The Musical, at the Toni and Martin Sosnoff Theater at the John Cranford Adams Playhouse.

The blockbuster 2001 movie Legally Blonde, starring Reese Witherspoon, inspired the 2007 award-nominated Broadway musical. Featuring music and lyrics by Laurence O’Keefe and Nell Benjamin and book by Heather Hach, this production of Legally Blonde is directed by Jennifer Hart, Hofstra’s Musical Theater Coordinator.

The show follows the story of the perky and sweet sorority girl Elle Woods, who appears to have it all. But her life is turned upside down when her boyfriend Warner dumps her so he can attend Harvard Law. Determined to get him back, Elle ingeniously charms her way into the prestigious law school. While there, she struggles with peers, professors, and her ex. With the support of new friends, Elle quickly realizes her potential and sets out to prove herself to the world. (Music Theatre International)

Photographer: Philip Hinds

Performance dates and show times are Friday, October 25 and November 1, at 8 p.m.; Saturday, October 26 and November 2, at 8 p.m.; and Sunday, October 27 and November 3, at 2 p.m.

Tickets to each performance are $10; $8 adult 65+. Members of the Hofstra community receive two free tickets upon presentation of a current HofstraCard.

For tickets and information, call the Hofstra Box Office at 516-463-6644 or purchase tickets online. If seats are still available on the day of performance, tickets will be sold at the door beginning 90 minutes prior to showtime. (Free tickets for members of the Hofstra community must be picked up at the Box Office; they are not available online.)

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