Traverse City Central High School senior Abbey Kaufman takes
center stage as Elle Woods, the sweet, bubbly, sorority heroine of
“Legally Blonde, The Musical,” a stage adaptation of the Broadway hit
and film starring Reese Witherspoon.
Kaufman beat out dozens of other young actresses to capture the lead
role.The Express chatted with Kaufman—a sweet, soft-spoken girl,
herself—to find out what it’s like to don pink and perform with an older