Monday, May 13, 2013

Legally Blonde Opens in Melbourne

Saturday night was balmy in Melbourne. Approaching the Princess Theatre there was a definitive predominance of pink frocks amongst the crowd. Legally Blonde is, after all, a celebration of the assertive feminine, and pink is main character Elle Wood’s ‘signature colour’.

A red carpet had been passed over in favour of pink, and there were A-listers aplenty in attendance from recent South Pacific stars Lisa McCune, Teddy Tahu Rhodes and Eddie Perfect, acting royalty Alison Whyte, and old faithfuls such as John Michael Howsen, Derryn Hinch, and Bert and Pattie Newton.

Standing outside it was amusing to see the startled faces of AFL supporters rounding the corner into Spring Street on their way to the Hawthorn vs Sydney Swans at the MCG. It was a case of footy fans meet the glitzy pink persona that is Legally Blonde. Continue reading here.

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