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Legally Blonde comes to the Wales Millennium Centre

Event - Legally Blonde
Location - Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff Bay

Date - 14 - 25 August 2012
Further Details -
www.wmc.org.uk

Wales Millennium CentreVisitors 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 smart.

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.

Panto Time

AladdinChristmas 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.