26-Year-Old Kelly Felthous Plays Elle in Legally Blonde at Westchester Broadway

BY GEORGE J. DACRE

Kelly, who is of Irish descent on her mother’s side, played the role at NSNT and has been signed to follow up her Westchester appearance doing “Legally Blonde” at the Cape May Playhouse in Massachusetts. Born in San Diego, California Kelly now resides in Manhattan where she attended New York University and auditioned for the WBT Legally Blonde production and was selected.

She comes from show business parents, her mother a dancer in Hollywood movies and her father a trumpet playerin a barbershop quartet. Kelly recently originated the role of Eva in the world premiere of “Bring It On” and did several off-Broadway shows and national tours including parts in “Grease,” “Seussical,” “Singing in the Rain,” “Gypsy,” “Dames At Sea” and “West Side Story.”

“Legally Blonde” opens March 29 and runs through April 29 at the Westchester Broadway Theatre in Emsford. Tickets at 914-592-2222 or broadwaytheatre.com.