SummerFest searching for a talented chihuahua


Laura Bell Bundy posed for photographers with at the opening night party for Legally Blonde - The Musical with Chico, the dog who played Bruiser in the show. © Herald-Leader photo by Aaron Lee Fineman.

SummerFest is ­searching for canine talent for its ­upcoming production of Legally Blonde: The Musical, July 25 to 29 at The ­Arboretum, 500 Alumni Drive. Specifically, the theater is looking for a well-trained chihuahua to play Elle Woods’ beloved pup, Bruiser.

If you think you have a theatrical dog that’s up for this, send photos or videos to . After an initial submission period, auditions will be held to see which dog will get to steal this show.

Legally Blonde will be directed and choreographed by Jenny Fitzpatrick and star Ellie Todd as Elle, the role originated on Broadway by Lexington’s Laura Bell Bundy. Go to for more about SummerFest.

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