Indian River students to stage ‘Legally Blonde’


PHILADELPHIA, N.Y. (March 4, 2020) – Indian River High School will present “Legally Blonde” at the Indian River Theatre of the Performing Arts at 7 p.m. Friday, March 27, and at 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday, March 28. Tickets cost $5, and they can be purchased from any cast member, at the door, by calling Mr. Heck at (315) 642-5127, or by emailing

The 2 p.m. show on March 28 will be interpreted for the deaf and hard of hearing community.

In “Legally Blonde,” Elle Woods appears to have it all. Her life is turned upside down when her boyfriend Warner dumps her so he can attend Harvard Law. Determined to get him back, Elle ingeniously charms her way into the prestigious law school. While there, she struggles with peers, professors and her ex-boyfriend. With the support of some new friends, though, Elle quickly realizes her potential and sets out to prove herself to the world.

This production stars McEwen Thornton as Elle Woods, Emmett Young as Emmett Forrest, Chelsea Stone as Paulette, Zach Winter as Professor Callahan, Blake Dolan as Warner Huntington III, Emma Taylor as Vivienne Kensington, Adrianna Weldon as Brooke Wyndam, and Kayleigh Ronas, Katie Hallett, Shunlei Win, Abbie Davis, Adrianna Weldon, MacKenzie Moore, Nilie Richardson, and Sarah Reis as the Delta Nu’s.

Adult staff members are stage director, Kristie Fuller; music director, Shavon Lloyd; accompanist / pit director, Russ Faunce; choreographer, Tricia Moore; assistant music director, Denise Smith; assistant stage director, Jodi Castello; technical director, Rachael Robinson; assistant technical director, Amanda Morrison, and producer, Charles R. Heck.

Professional pit band members are Russ Faunce, accompanist; Shavon Lloyd, piano; Denise Smith, keyboard; Jim Wiley and Ashley Rowsam, woodwinds; Chloe Higgins, violin; Michelle Neu and Jeff Miller, trumpet; Steve Martin, guitar; Chuck Heck, bass; and Ashley Trudell and Joe Geraci,  percussion.


(Indian River High School)