Event - Legally Blonde
Location - Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff
Date - 14 - 25 August 2012
Further Details - www.wmc.org.uk
Visitors to Cardiff Bay can not fail to notice
the huge Wales Millennium Centre sitting on the waterfront.
It has been the country's premier performing arts centre since it
opened in 2004 attracting world class opera, ballet, comedians and
of course huge West End musicals.
Having hosted hit shows such as Les Miserables and The Sound of
Music in recent years, the latest musical to grace the massive
stage is Legally Blonde:
Elle Woods can handle anything.
So when her boyfriend, Warner, dumps her she decides to follow him
to Harvard Law School and win him back. With some help from
new-found friends Paulette, Emmett, her Chihuahua Bruiser (and a
Greek chorus!), she learns that it's so much better to be
Winner of Best New Musical 2011 (Olivier Awards) this all
singing, all dancing romantic comedy is about knowing who you are
and showing what you've got.
Directed by Tony and Olivier Award winning Jerry Mitchell
(Hairspray), Legally Blonde The Musical is the funniest and most
fabulous musical around, case closed.
Christmas is coming and so that means it's Panto
season here in Southern Wales (oh yes it is!!!)
Aladdin's magic carpet ride into Newport's Riverfront
Theatre. Jam-packed full with a talented cast, stunning set,
catchy songs, toe-tapping dance routines and giggles a-plenty;
Aladdin runs from now until Wednesday 3 January 2010 and prices
range from £5 - £16. For more information and to book your
tickets, please visit www.newport.gov.uk/theriverfront or
call Box Office on +44 (0) 1633 656757.
Over at Cardiff's New Theatre, the classic Cinderella is
entertaining the crowds. Comedian Brian Conley makes his
Cardiff panto debut as he takes on the role of Buttons.
Brian leads a talented cast in this fairytale adventure, full of
transforming pumpkins, glass slippers and a very special
godmother. The pantomime runs from 11 December until 23
January and more information is available from www.newtheatrecardiff.co.uk
Elsewhere in the area Jack and his Beanstalk put in an
appearance at Porthcawl's Grand Pavilion, Little Red Riding Hood at
the Beaufort Theatre in Ebbw Vale and Beauty and the Beast at the
Borough Theatre, Abergavenny.