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Broadway's 'Legally Blonde' to set sail

"Legally Blonde" is headed for the high seas.

Norwegian Cruise Lines will bring the Tony-nominated Broadway musical on board its Getaway, a 4,028-passenger ship set to debut in January 2014.

And "Blonde" isn't the only musical to sail.

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Getaway's sister ship, Breakaway, will stage "Rock of Ages" and Royal Caribbean recently held auditions for its "Hairspray" and "Chicago" productions.

The 2001 movie-turned-musical "Legally Blonde" premiered on Broadway in 2007 and played 595 performances before closing in 2008.

The show about a towheaded sorority girl with a legal mind has since toured internationally, including a 2009 stop at the Pantages Theatre.

Times theater critic F. Kathleen Foley wrote that while the show was "blatantly derivative" it was also surprisingly "delightful" and "smarter than you think."

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