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Musical Theatre of Anthem Presents Legally Blonde JR. The Musical.  

Anthem, Ariz.  January 7, 2016 – Musical Theatre of Anthem (MTA) announces their upcoming production of Legally Blonde JR. The Musical, a fabulously fun and international award-winning musical based on the adored movie. Determined to win back her ex-boyfriend, Warner Huntington III, Elle follows him to Harvard, where she learns she has more legal savvy than she ever imagined.  Follow the transformation of Elle Woods as she tackles stereotypes, snobbery, and scandal in pursuit of her dreams. With great featured roles and numerous ensemble characters for both male and female actors, this show brings to the stage an upbeat original score that's sure to leave cast members and audiences alike seeing pink!   

The talented cast, comprised of award winners and nominees ages 14-18, presents the show March 3-6 in Anthem..  The very talented Shawna Weitekamp and Sarah Brayer have teamed up to co-direct, co-vocal direct and co-choreograph the production.  

“We couldn't be more excited to be putting on Legally Blonde Jr. with this exceptional cast,” said Shawna Weitekamp. “This show will leave you dancing in your seats and wanting more. The kids have worked very hard and we are very proud of what they have accomplished.”  

“We are so excited for this fantastic show! The upbeat score and colorful characters keep you tapping your toes and laughing throughout the show, said Sarah Brayer. “This talented cast shines on stage!”  

Performances take place Thursday – Sunday, March 3 - 6 at Musical Theatre of Anthem, 42323 N. Vision Way, Anthem, AZ  85086.  Times vary, see website for details. Tickets may be purchased online at  Adult tickets are $19 and Students, Seniors and Children 12 and under are $16.  

Photo Credit: Michele Celentano. The role of Elle Woods is being played by Ava Tyson. The role of Bruiser is being played by Bingo.

About MTA

Musical Theatre of Anthem (MTA) is an award-winning, non-profit theater company located in Anthem, Arizona.  The mission of MTA is to develop youth and adults within the field of performing arts while enhancing their intrinsic creativity and brokering their vast talents.  MTA trains and educates youth so that they can become the artists, patrons, and leaders of tomorrow while providing opportunities to adults that empower them and foster their creativity.  MTA’s principles include casting all who audition in select productions, presenting high quality shows that everyone can enjoy, and providing a positive environment where performers can practice teamwork and communication skills while experiencing the pride of accomplishment.




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