The Broadway production of Legally Blonde
, the musical about a valley girl with Harvard ambitions that is based on the film of the same name, will play its final performance at the Palace Theatre Oct. 19.
Directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Jerry Mitchell, Legally Blonde
officially opened at the Palace April 29, 2007. The production will have played 595 regular performances and 30 previews when it concludes Oct. 19.
"Producing Legally Blonde
has been one of the highlights of my career. Much like Elle Woods, the entire company, creative team and crew has worked with heart, wit, enthusiasm, integrity and style throughout the entire, thrilling run. I can't wait for the rest of the country to be able to experience the show live," said lead producer Hal Luftig in a statement.
A national tour of the musical, starring Becky Gulsvig, launched in Providence, RI, Sept. 21 and is currently booking dates through September of 2009.