AUDITION: Legally BlondeThe Musical at Lyric Arts

Legally Blonde The Musical

Book by Heather Hach; Music and Lyrics by Laurence O’Keefe and Nell Benjamin

Based on the Novel by Amanda Brown and the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Motion Picture

Directed by Ben Thietje
Musical Direction by Anthony J. Sofie
Choreography by Resident Choreographer Lauri Kraft

Open Call Auditions

Monday, December 10
6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Wednesday, December 12
6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Doors open for registration 15 minutes prior to audition start time.
Final registration accepted 30 minutes before the end of auditions.

Callback Auditions

Tuesday, December 18
6:00 to 10:00 p.m. (TBD; call times vary)

Performance & Rehearsal Information

  • July 12–August 4, 2019 (18 performances) with the possibility for an extension through August 11 (TBD) STIPEND PAID

  • First read-through tentatively scheduled for scheduled for May 6, 2019

  • Full performance schedule and show description can be found here

  • Potential rehearsal schedule can be downloaded here.

Note on Diversity and Inclusive Casting

Actors of all gender identities and expressions, racial and ethnic backgrounds, and physical abilities are strongly encouraged to audition. Lyric Arts is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion in the casting of all productions and, therefore, urges actors of diverse backgrounds and those from underrepresented groups to audition.

Other Information

  • Auditions will be held at Lyric Arts Main Street Stage, 420 E Main St, Anoka

  • Auditioners will be seen in order of arrival. No appointments are necessary.

  • Please come prepared with headshot (or other non-returnable current photo) and résumé

  • Please arrive with a calendar outlining all possible conflict dates between the first read-through and the final performance. (No conflicts for tech week or performance dates will be accepted.)

  • Stipend: $216 (with additional fees paid for extension performances, if scheduled)

All other questions about auditions—including those regarding audition conflicts—should be sent to our auditions e-mail.

Audition Preparation

Please prepare a one-minute, comedic monologue, and a short musical selection (no longer than 1 minute) of a song in the style of the show. Selections from Legally Blonde the Musical are acceptable. Please provide sheet music in the appropriate key. An accompanist will be provided.

You can download or fill out our standard audition form here.

Character Descriptions

Note: Age ranges listed in character descriptions signify the age of the character to be played.

 Elle Woods
The quintessential Valley Girl who follows her ex-boyfriend to Harvard Law School and realizes that she has more to offer than just a pretty face and a bubbly personality.

Gender: Female
Age: 18 to 25
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: Gb2

Ensemble
Greek Chorus; Students; Delta Nu Members

Emmett Forrest
A smart and sensitive law student who takes Elle under his wing. He is charming, quirky, loveable, and friendly.

Gender: Male
Age: 20 to 25
Vocal range top: A4
Vocal range bottom: B2

Paulette
A brash, caring, optimistic hair stylist who is friends with Elle and longs to find a man for herself.

Gender: Female
Age: 35 to 45
Vocal range top: A5
Vocal range bottom: A3

Professor Callahan
A pompous, sleezy and manipulative law professor at Harvard who is highly successful, but completely immoral.

Gender: Male
Age: 45 to 55
Vocal range top: F#4
Vocal range bottom: A2

Warner Huntington III
A good-looking but shallow and pompous guy who breaks Elle's heart and heads off to Harvard Law.

Gender: Male
Age: 20 to 25
Vocal range top: Ab4
Vocal range bottom: Eb3

Vivienne Kensington
A smart, savvy, and uptight law student and Warner's fiancee who initially dismisses Elle, but grows to be her friend.

Gender: Female
Age: 20 to 25
Vocal range top: F5
Vocal range bottom: A3

Brooke Wyndam
An exercise video mogul who is also a former sorority girl. She is energetic and charismatic, yet currently on trial for murder.

Gender: Female
Age: 25 to 35
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: A3

Contact information

Lyric Arts
Laura Tahja Johnson
7634221838
Email/contact
Web site

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Monday, December 10
Posted November 19