What... (i.e. camp, dance class, birthday party)
Pick a NYMetroParents Region: All Regions   Manhattan    Brooklyn    Queens    Westchester    Rockland   Fairfield    Nassau    Suffolk  




     Home  >  Articles  > Newsletter
by Judy Antell


Once you’ve seen a Broadway show, maybe bought the souvenir program and cast CD, your involvement ends. But Legally Blonde: The Musical is changing the rules. The show has a special Elle’s Lounge VIP Experience that makes going to the theater a deluxe event.

   Elle’s Lounge, which is offered at two matinees a month, gives theatergoers a special center orchestra seat literally in the pink; it’s overlaid with a pink seat cover.  You also get a tote bag with that souvenir program, plus nail polish, hair gel, a water bottle, and a chit for a drink at intermission.

   The show, which just celebrated its first anniversary, is the ultimate in female bonding; Elle Woods, a graduating sorority girl, is dumped by her boyfriend.  She talks (actually, sings and dances) her way into Harvard Law to win him back, and despite herself, succeeds as a lawyer.  It’s the ultimate fantasy for a certain type of girl (and, maybe, male student); the smart, fun girl, who always dresses in pink, is sweet, incredibly sharp, and has a crackerjack legal mind.

   An “Elle’s Lounge” hostess emails you the day before the show to tell you where to get your tickets, and a photographer captures you and your friend/daughter/niece on camera.  The hostess also reminds you to stay in your seat after the show, for the chat with the cast members.  This is an incredible opportunity for most; sometimes an off-Broadway show or children’s show offers a meet & greet with the cast, but it is rare for Broadway stars to sit on the stage in their street clothes and chat with theatergoers.

   After the chat, you can indulge your own Broadway star dreams at the nearby karaoke restaurant, Spot Light Live.  The hostess escorts the Elle’s Lounge group.  Our stage struck group didn’t stay together; you can stay in your own mini-group within the larger Elle’s Lounge group.

   Elle’s Lounge is for kids four and up.  It been most popular with girls 9-15; (and their moms) the afternoon I went, there was a large Sweet 16 party, and a few adults without children.


Where: Palace Theatre, 1564 Broadway, between 46th and 47th Streets

How much: $200, which includes the show ticket

When: Select matinees at 2pm. Upcoming dates: Saturday, July 12th, Wednesday, July 30th, Saturday, August 9th and Wednesday, August 20th

For tickets: www.Elleslounge.com.  For regular tickets, www.LegallyBlondeTheMusical.com.

Never lack for a family activity

Receive our weekly highlights newsletter · Over 1,000 local activities

More Newsletter Articles

Celebrating Independence
Boston – Where the Fur Flies
How to Be Safe in the Sun and Surf
In the Pink

Be a good fellow parent and share this with a friend who would be interested
Email Friend

Local Newsletter Sponsors

My Gym - Fresh Meadows
Utopia Center, 176-60 Union Turnpike
Fresh Meadows, NY
My Gym has developed an extraordinary program and ...

Lawrence Hospital
55 Palmer Ave
Established more than a century ago in 1909, NewYo...

SKI Butternut
380 State Road - Route 23
Great Barrington, MA
SAVE ? Get $20 LIFT TICKETS every Mon., Tue., Wed....
Summer Camps at Stony Brook University (The)
Sports Complex
Stony Brook, NY

OnTrack Garage Doors
Somers, NY
OnTrack Garage Doors was established in January of...
See Our Newsletter Directory

local zones


Nassau cont.


Suffolk cont.


Westchester cont.



Rockland cont.


Queens cont.


Brooklyn cont.


Copyright 2015 NY Metro Parents Magazine Site Design: THE VOICE