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Theatre & Film at The University of Mississippi

Theatre & Film produces 4-5 shows a year representing a variety of forms and eras with at least one production each season being a major musical. The primary mission of Theatre & Film is to bring quality experiences to departmental students, the University community and the area at large through the production of culturally relevant works. Join our mailing list.

We are grateful for the support of our patrons and donors. You can support Theatre & Film and the work of our student actors, designers, filmmakers, and technicians by becoming a season ticket holder (UM Box Office) or by donating directly to the department.

Theatre & Film auditions are open to the university and local community. There are two auditions, one for the Fall Semester shows and one for the Spring Semester shows. Additional auditions will be announced as necessary.

Theatre & Film 2021-2022 Season

Legally Blonde


Book by Heather Hach
Music and Lyrics by Laurence O'Keefe, Neil Benjamin
Based on the novel by Amanda Brown and the Metro-Goldwyn Mayer motion picture
Directed by Rory Ledbetter
Choreography by Nicole Fava

October 29 – October 30 at 7:30pm
October 30 – October 31 at 2:00pm
Ford Center for the Performing Arts

A fabulously fun award-winning musical based on the adored movie, Legally Blonde The Musical, follows the transformation of Elle Woods as she tackles stereotypes and scandal in pursuit of her dreams. Action-packed and exploding with memorable songs and dynamic dances - this musical is so much fun, it should be illegal!

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. With the support of some new friends, though, Elle quickly realizes her potential and sets out to prove herself to the world.


For ongoing updates about our spring productions, including our exciting Pop-Up Shakespeare performances, please see below

 

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