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Elf The Musical JR.

Music and Lyrics  by

Matthew Sklar and Chad Beguelin

 

Book by

Thomas Meehan and Bob Martin

 

Based on the New Line Cinema Film written by

David Berenbaum

Directed by Nathaniel Olson

~Special Thanks to the City of Longview ~
ArtsView Children’s Theatre wishes to thank the Cultural Activities Advisory Commission for their continuing support of selected productions and musicals.

A title known the world over, Elf The Musical JR. is a must-produce holiday musical that can easily become an annual tradition for any theatre. Based on the cherished New Line Cinema hit, Elf JR. features songs by Tony Award-nominees, Matthew Sklar and Chad Beguelin, with a book by Tony Award-winners, Thomas Meehan and Bob Martin.

 

Buddy, a young orphan, mistakenly crawls into Santa's bag of gifts and is transported to the North Pole. The would-be elf is raised, unaware that he is actually a human, until his enormous size and poor toy-making abilities cause him to face the truth. With Santa's permission, Buddy embarks on a journey to New York City to find his birth father and discover his true identity. Faced with the harsh reality that his father is on the naughty list and that his half-brother doesn't even believe in Santa, Buddy is determined to win over his new family and help New York remember the true meaning of Christmas.

 

This modern-day holiday classic is sure to make every young performer embrace his or her "inner elf" with plenty of large ensemble numbers featuring elves and (New Yorkers) of every type.

Elf The Musical JR Cast List

Santa Claus and Macy’s worker – Ben Hatfield

Buddy – Nathan Bachtell

Walter Hobbs – Christopher Norris

Emily Hobbs – Cecily Bowman

Michael Hobbs – Trysten Edmonds

Jovie – Caroline Mason

Charlie and Macy’s worker – Evan Johnson

Shawanda and Macy’s worker– Ariana Evans

Macy’s Manager – Maggie Mayes

Mr. Greenway and NY jogger – Micah Socoteanu

Chadwick, flyer girl, and elf – Kaitlin Cheney

Matthews, flyer girl, and elf – Sarah Cate Freeman

Charlotte Dennon, businesswoman, Macy’s worker – Julya Socoteanu

Deb – Piper Ward

Macy’s Manager – Maggie Mayes

Fake Santa – Rebecca Olson

Emma Van Brocklin – Maleigh-Saige Feldhauser

Darlene Lambert and elf – Caitlin Drennan

Policeman #1 and elf – Kate Morgan

Policeman #2 and elf – Rendi Seahorn

Macy’s Saleswoman – Kaitlyn Graves

Child and elf – Ryleigh Edmonds

Mother and elf – Avanee Gibson

Sam and elf – Emma Doster

Ensemble Elves and Macy’s ensemble:

James Angus

Ewan Bowman

Madalynn Cain

Clayton Darby

Jackson Darby

Mykey Feldhauser

 Triniti Mauk

Drew Miller

Bryan Murillo (also Santa’s helper)

Pete Silverthorne