EPAC goes Legally Blonde for the summer!

Grab your tickets now to see the smash hit of the 2014 summer season!

"EPAC's 'Legally Blonde' a fun, silly and sweet delight"

Jane Holahan, Lancaster Online

"EPAC's LEGALLY BLONDE is the Perfect Summer Show"

Kelli Curtin, Theatre Sensation

The Ephrata Performing Arts Center will present the hilarious musical comedy Legally Blonde July 24 - August 9 at the Sharadin Bigler Theatre. This fun-filled delight follows Elle Woods as her life is turned upside-down when her righteous boyfriend dumps her to go to Harvard Law School...as if! Elle is like, totally determined to get her boyfriend back and uses her valley girl charm to get herself into Harvard, where she finds learning a gnarly challenge.

"OMG You Guys, LEGALLY BLONDE Is Playing at Ephrata Pertorming Arts Center!"

Marakay Rogers, Broadwayworld.com

With the help of hairstylist extraordinaire Paulette Bonafonté and the young totally tubular attorney Emmett Richmond, Elle quickly realizes her potential and sets out to prove herself to the world. Soon she triumphantly demonstrates that being blonde and being smart are not mutually exclusive attributes...like, for sure!

"'Legally Blonde the Musical' is a wonderfully delightful show."

Michael Upton, Ephrata Review
Photos - See more on Flickr

This musical comedy will be directed by Cody Smith with musical direction from Cheryl Markle, set design by Michael Rhodes and Lighting design by Jeff Cusano. Amy Ward will play Elle Woods with Sean Deffley as Emmett Forrest, the smart and sensitive law student who takes Elle under his wing. Jim Rule tackles the role of Professor Callahan, a pompous law professor at Harvard. Niki Swatski will be styling and profiling as the boisterous Paulette Bonafonte, the hairdresser who helps Elle achieve her dream of finding the perfect manicure.

With music and lyrics by Laurence O'Keefe and Nell Benjamin and book by Heather Hach, this raucous musical comedy is sure to make your summer theater season a fun one.

The Ivy League will never be the same!

TV Commercial

Stay Legally Blonde forever with an original piece of EPAC history!

You can take home an original limited edition piece of art to always remember the hilarious EPAC summer hit, Legally Blonde. This thoroughly vivacious production is sure make its mark as one of EPAC’s greatest musical comedy hits.

These distinctive treasures will be sold for $10 while they last and will be signed as well as numbered by the artist to verify their authenticity. Only twenty of these original masterful works will be produced, so act now to secure a piece of EPAC history that you and your family will cherish for years to come!

Once purchased, your artwork will be available for pick-up at the theater during the run of the show, July 24 - August 8. Sorry, shipping not available. Please bring your email confirmation as proof of purchase when you come to pick it up.

You could also be the lucky winner of a limited edition original piece of art signed by the entire cast and crew!

Yes, one of these limited pieces will be secured and signed by the entire cast and crew of EPAC's production of Legally Blonde.

This special legacy piece is going to be raffled during the run of Legally Blonde, with the drawing to be held closing day, August 8. (You need not be present to win.) Raffle tickets will be sold 1 for $5, 3 for $10, and 8 for $20, with all proceeds benefiting the Ephrata Performing Arts Center, your home for theater entertainment that matters!


Creative Team

Director – Cody Smith
Musical Director – Cheryl Markle
Stage Manager – Amber Nicole
Costumer – Kate Willman
Lighting Design – Jeff Cusano
Set Designer – Mike Rhoads
Light Board Op – Mary Martin
Spot Op – Jeff Martin
Sound – Ryan Miller
Sound Assistant – Karey Getz
Sound Intern – Warren Pace
Props – Beth Lewis
Costumes – Kate Willman
Backstage Crew – Steph Witman, Rachel Gerrity


Amy Ward, Elle
Lauren Adkins, Vivian
Maddie Shiffer, Pilar
Corina Connelly, Margot
Heidi Carletti, Serena
Taylor Luckenbill, Enid
Alyssa Miller, Brooke
Niki Swatski, Paulette
Jim Rule, Professor Calahan
Sean Deffley, Emmett
Jordan Strybos, Warner
Steph Hallett, Enid

Female Ensemble
Meredith Stone
Megan McGuire
Emma Laube
Taylor Lutz
Laura McClure
Juliana Wardle
Tara Beitzel
Erin Brubaker

Male Ensemble
Alex Bannon
Jeff Fisher
Brandon Kegerize
Preston Cuer
Adam Dienner
Travis Love
Kyle McCleary
Ryan Stadel
JP Welliver
Irving Gonzalez
Gene Ellis
Dan Greene

Partial Show Sponsors

Green Mountain Cyclery, Inc.
Hagelgans & Veronis, LLP

Opening Night Sponsors

Hilltop Inn


More Information


Now Playing

Hedwig and the Angry Inch
Hedwig and the Angry Inch, October 2018

See all past productions

The 2018 Season at EPAC
More information about the 2018 season at EPAC

Address (Physical)
320 Cocalico Street, Ephrata Community Park
Ephrata, PA 17522

Address (Mailing)
PO Box 173
Ephrata, PA 17522
2018 Season Sponsor
12:34 MicroTechnologies
2018 Season Sponsor
Commonwealth Charter Academy -- CCA
2018 Season Media Sponsor
Blue Ridge Communications

© 2018, Ephrata Performing Arts Center