PARSIPPANY — Parsippany Hills Players is performing “Legally Blonde” The Musical at Parsippany Hills High School, 20 Rita Drive. The show opened last night, and will continue today, Friday, March 18 at 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, March 19 at 7:00 p.m.
The show is based on a book by Heather Hach. Music and Lyrics by Laurence O’Keefe and Neil Benjamin, based on a novel by Amanda Brown and the Metro-Goldwyn Mayer Motion Picture.
When a blonde sorority queen is dumped by her boyfriend, she decides to follow him to law school to get him back and, once there, learns she has more legal savvy than she ever imagined.
Admission is $10.00 for adults, $5.00 for senior citizens and non district students. Parsippany-Troy Hills School District students are free with student ID.
It was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture: Musical or Comedy and was ranked 29th on Bravo’s 2007 list of “100 Funniest Movies”.
For her performance, Witherspoon received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actress – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy and the 2002 MTV Movie Award for Best Female Performance.