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Stage Door Fine Arts and The Community House Present Legally Blonde the Musical Featuring Two Broadway Stars!

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Glen Ellyn, IL– (May 16, 2012) -Stage Door Fine Arts in conjunction with The Community House in Hinsdale will present the musical Legally Blonde June 14-17. Hinsdale Central students Jennifer Johnson and Addy Stafford are double-casted as Elle in this exciting production. The cast also features two of the original stars from the Broadway production, the two dogs, Bruiser and Rufus!

The two dogs, trained by Tony Award winning animal trainer William Berloni, will share the stage with the actors from Stage Door Fine Arts. Bruiser played by Frankie has appeared in more performances of Legally Blonde than any other human or canine actor. Chloe originated the role of Rufus on Broadway and after retirement in 2009 recently reprised her role at Gateway Playhouse Theatre and now on The Community House stage.

In Legally Blonde, Sorority star Elle Woods doesn’t take “no” for an answer. So when her boyfriend dumps her for someone “serious,” Elle puts down the credit card, hits the books, and sets out to go where no Delta Nu has gone before: Harvard Law. Along the way, Elle proves that being true to yourself never goes out of style. This big, fun and pink musical is based on the wildly popular movie and will be rocking The Community House stage for only one weekend!

Stage Door Fine Arts is now in the second year as the Resident Theatre Company at The Community House. Stage Door Fine Arts was established by Don Smith and Paula Taylor to provide a theatrical outlet for youth and young adults of all ages that stretches beyond the average elementary, middle, or high school level. Both Smith and Taylor share a great passion for arts and education and have extensive experience in performing and directing throughout the United States.

“Producing new musicals like Legally Blonde, and hiring professionally trained animals is just one way that Stage Door productions continue to sell out the performances and leave the audience buzzing,” said Smith. “Our productions never cut corners. We are always trying to offer the most professional productions possible in the western suburbs,” concluded Taylor.

Tickets to Legally Blonde are available at The Community House by calling (630) 323-7500 or online at

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