Stage West's Legally Blonde opens at the Lights this weekend
The summer spectacular opens this weekend at the Essentia Health Plaza at the Lights in West Fargo.
WEST FARGO — Stage West's summer spectacular, Legally Blonde, will open at the Essentia Health Plaza at the Lights this weekend.
Legally Blonde will paint the Midco Stage pink when the curtain rises, Friday, July 29. Shows will be held at 7:30 p.m. July 29-31 and again Aug. 2-4.
"This will be their marquee event," West Fargo Events Executive Director Mike Amundson said. "It's going to be a great show."
Legally Blonde is an award-winning Broadway musical based on the hit movie of the same name and follows college sweetheart and homecoming queen Elle Woods as she puts down the credit card, hits the books and heads for Harvard Law School in pursuit of her boyfriend Warner, who just dumped her for someone more serious.
While there, Elle struggles with her peers, professors and her ex and learns that being true to yourself never goes out of style.
Stage West, the performance and artistic arm of West Fargo Events, includes 37 cast and crew members. The Legally Blonde Performance will also feature two professional acting dogs, C.J. and Eddie, who will be portray the famed Rufus Buonufonte and Bruiser Woods.
The musical is directed by Stage West’s founding Artistic Director Adam Pankow, with choreography by Patrick Kasper and musical direction by Maisi Pedersen.
The summer production is partially funded by The Arts Partnership, with support from the cities of Fargo, Moorhead and West Fargo. Additional programming support is provided by the North Dakota Council for the Arts.
VIP, reserved and general admission seating for Legally Blonde is available at westfargoevents.com or by calling 701-532-1793. Tickets can also be purchased at the gate beginning one hour before performances.
For more information, visit the West Fargo Events website or follow Stage West on Facebook and Instagram using the handle StageWestWF.
Stage West will also be hosting upcoming events such as the MURD-ARR! Pirates of Salty Sea Dog, Oct. 13-15 at Speedway Event Center and The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, Dec. 2-17 at Bonanzaville's Dawson Hall.