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Students at Case High School will be performing Legally Blonde this weekend. (Photo By Penny King)

The students at J.I. Case High School have been working hard to put on Legally Blonde- the Musical, a show that challenges the myth that “Blondes are dumb and fun.”

Blonde, gorgeous and popular, UCLA sorority president Elle Woods’ life is perfectly laid out.  She believes she’s about to be engaged to her boyfriend, Warner. That is, until he breaks up with her, saying he’s looking for someone more serious. Determined to get her man, Elle follows Warner to Harvard where she enrolls in law school, according to a press release.

But Harvard Law isn’t exactly what she expected. Elle doesn’t commit to her studies until Emmet, a teaching assistant encourages her to aim higher. As she becomes a serious student, Elle discovers that she can do more than win Warner back—she may really be able to help people.

For director Nancy Gibson, Legally Blonde is a musical comedy with a great message.

“There are times when we limit ourselves because of a social message about how we look or our abilities,” Gibson said. “We judge ourselves, we judge each other.  Everyone loses.  At one point, Elle really questions if she’s really just a dumb blonde, and over time, she learns that if she steps up her game, she can become a powerful advocate.”

The set features a 24-foot diameter revolving stage that is divided into three different environments.

“We have Jim Rasmussen to thank for this amazing set, and the students, parents and volunteers that spent countless hours putting it together,” she said.  “It is quite a spectacle and it’s the biggest set we have ever assembled. It has five levels.  This is a fun, high-energy show, and people will enjoy it seeing it from all aspects. We have many award-winning actors, singers and dancers performing in this technical wonderland.  Please come out to see some of the best our high schools have to offer.”

The show runs through February 22. Show times are 7 p.m., Friday and Saturday, and a 2 p.m. matinee on Sunday at Case Theatre, 7345 Washington Ave. Tickets are $8 with a reduced ticket price of $5 for seniors and students (with ID’s). For more information, call 619-4203.

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Denise Lockwood has an extensive background in traditional and non-traditional media. She has written for Patch.com, the Milwaukee Business Journal, Milwaukee Magazine and the Kenosha News.