Elf7-web.jpgElf The Musical
Music by Matthew Sklar, Lyrics by Chad Beguelin
Book by Thomas Meehan and Bob Martin
Directed by Thomas C. Graff
November 4 - December 18, 2022

$42/adults, $40/Seniors. Discounts for students and groups

Showtimes and Tickets

Show Title Sponsor: RON & MARILYN NUTTING
Directorial Sponsor: Samantha Richardson
Guest Artist Sponsor: Stephen & Nancy Dudley


The holiday season is approaching fast, and what better way to kick it off than with a hilarious family musical! Lakewood Theatre Company presents Elf - The Musical on the Headlee Mainstage at Lakewood Center for the Arts November 4 – December 18, 2022.

Lakewood’s production of Elf - the Musical is directed by Thomas C. Graff. The musical director is Cyndy Ramsey-Rier and Choreography is by Terry Brock and Cheri Price.

Based on the cherished 2003 New Line Cinema hit, Elf. The stage production features songs by Tony Award nominees Matthew Sklar (The Wedding Singer), lyrics by Chad Beguelin (Disney's Aladdin on Broadway), and a book by Tony Award winners Thomas Meehan (Annie, The Producers, Hairspray) and Bob Martin (The Drowsy Chaperone).

The Story: Buddy (Jeremy Anderson-Sloan), a young orphan, mistakenly crawls into Santa's (Mark Pierce) 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 Walter Hobbs (Jeremy Southard), and discover his true identity. Faced with the harsh realities that his father is on the naughty list and his half-brother Michael Hobbs (Ben Barnes and Stella MacKay) 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.

Featured performers in Elf the Musical include Camille Trinka as Jovie, Aurora C. Gooch as Deb, Sophie MacKay as Emily, and Terry Brock as the Macy's store manager.

Ensemble members include Grazia Allen, Robert Altieri, Dan Bahr, Samantha Blaine, Terry Brock, Danny Caputo, Keaton Fields, Lindy Hatcher, Gavin Knox, Jared Lingle, Emma Lombard, Stella MacKay, Ella Moley, Josie Overstreet, Michael Streeter, and Melody Wells-Benitez (Dance Captain).

Elf the Musical is directed by Thomas C. Graff. Stage design is by John Gerth, lighting design is by Phil McBeth properties are by Micah Steury, the costumer is Paige A. Hanna, the stage manager is Kendra Comerford, and the assistant stage manager is Marcus Green. The musical director and conductor is Cyndy Ramsey-Rier, the choreography is by Terry Brock and Cherie Price, and the producer is Steve Knox.

Special note: Additionally, Lakewood Theatre Company is presenting two special youth performances of Elf Jr. the Musical on December 10 & 17. This version is shorter and features students in the roles!

Show Title Sponsor: RON & MARILYN NUTTING

Directorial Sponsor: Samantha Richardson

Guest Artist Sponsor: Stephen & Nancy Dudley

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Special WOW performances (Wine on Wednesday) - November 16 and December 7, 2022, at 7:30 PM
Tickets at $25 for ages 35 and under!  One hour prior to the performance there will be a complimentary wine tasting. OLCC rules apply! Bring your ID for the tasting!