[ELLE] You did your best with a hopeless case [EMMETT] That's ludicrous [ELLE/EMMETT] You are the best thing about this place [EMMETT] Elle, you should know... [ELLE] He kissed me, he fired me There's no reason for me to stay [EMMETT] What about love?I never mentioned love The timing's bad, I know But perhaps if I'd made it more clear That you belong right here You wouldn't have to go 'Cause you'd know that I'm so much in love [ELLE] Back to the sun Back to the shore Back to what I was before [EMMETT] Please will you open the door [ELLE] Lie on the beach Dream within reach Don't stray beyond [EMMETT] We both know you're worth so much more [ELLE] Some girls fight hard Some face the trial Some girls were just meant to smile [EMMETT] If you can hear Can I just say how much I want you to stay [ELLE] It's not up to me Just let me be Legally blonde [EMMETT] I need you to stay [ELLE] It's not up to me Just let me be Legally blonde Legally Blonde is a heartbreaking ball sang by Elle and featuring Emmett.As the love story continues in Coney Island, NY, The Phantom's undying love has grown for the soprano ...See full summary » Perennially perky Elle Woods is a girl who loves to be pampered and shop for the latest all-pink outfits (and matching handbags, of course). [ELLE] Look at him striking a pose His confidence grows [ELLE/ENSEMBLE] He'll bloom like a rose [EMMETT] It's just clothes! Not really sure Why can't we leave things the way that they were? [EMMETT/ELLE] Here you'll become what you're supposed to be [ENSEMBLE] Supposed to be [EMMETT/ELLE] You think you can't, but you can [ENSEMBLE] Yes, you can [EMMETT/ELLE] Think of the guy you want most to be Here's your chance to make it [EMMETT/ELLE/ENSEMBLE] So take it like a man [ELLE] God, I love shopping for guys [EMMETT] Okay, this is strange [ELLE] Watching them change right before your eyes [EMMETT] Don't watch me change!"And we are very grateful that Christian Borle was, in the end, able to work around his commitments to the TV series 'Smash' so that he can reprise his role as Black Stache." Based on the novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson, the play features a company of 12 actors playing more than 100 characters and telling the story of how Peter Pan became the boy who never grew up.
[ELLE] Don't worry, this is my treat There's someone I'd like you to meet [ELLE/EMMETT] Whoa [EMMETT] I look like Warner [ELLE] Yeah [EMMETT] But it's just me [ELLE] That's the best part The outside is new But now it reflects what's already in you Couldn't change that if I wanted to And I do not [EMMETT] Thank you [ELLE] No, thank you This is no gift It's payment in kind 'Cause you saw beyond all the blonde to my mind Oh, you have to buy it What, are you blind? However, it becomes clear to Emmett that there are other feelings brewing beneath the surface. However, while in workshop, both Laura Bell Bundy and Christian Borle, who originated the roles of Elle and Emmett, fought for the number.
Penned by Rick Elice, the production will star "Smash" cast member Christian Borle, as well as Adam Chanler-Berat and Celia Keenan-Bolger, who appeared together off-Broadway in the show early last year.
"We are overjoyed to have this incredible company back together," producers Nancy Nagel Gibbs and Greg Schaffert said in a joint statement.
The songs supplied by the husband and wife team of Laurence O' Keefe and Nell Benjamin are excellent; the choreography is spectacular; and the dialogue leaves nothing to be desired.
Laura Bell Bundy plays the not-so-dumb blonde Elle to perfection; the odious Professor Callahan is another character who stands out, just in case you'd forgotten why so many people hate lawyers.