Costuming “What You Want”: ‘Legally Blonde’

‘Legally Blonde’ has two BPN’s  (Big Production Numbers) as I like to all them, the “Whipped Into Shape” two-part number with Brooke Wyndham  and “What You Want” Part 2.  In the latter, Elle (and entourage) burst into Harvard as she presents her LIVE!  IN PERSON!  PERSONAL ESSAY!  complete with marching band, cheerleaders and a whole…

Dressing Mom & Dad in ‘Legally Blonde’

Elle’s Mom & Dad at first appear to be quite small almost walk-on caliber parts.  However,  small though the parts may be, they have the opportunity to make a lasting impression on the audience. Elle’s Mom & Dad appear very briefly in the first act during the “What You Want” song.  They also appear at…

Dressing Elle in ‘Legally Blonde’

“We’re doing ‘Legally Blonde’” announced the Director.   Oh my heart smiled!  How easy can THAT be?  Contemporary clothes!  Piece of cake!  Elle wears PINK.  Find a few pink outfits and we are GOOD.TO.GO. Well, in reality,  Elle does wear pink.  Elle actually wears A LOT of pink.  Do you know how many shades of…