Burlington High School presents "Elf, The Musical," based on the beloved 2003 classic film starring Will Farrell. Performances take place on December 6, 7, 13 and 14 at 7:30 pm, and December 15 at 2:00 pm in the Fogelberg Performing Arts Center of Burlington High School.
“Elf, The Musical,” a hilarious fish-out-of-water comedy that follows Buddy the Elf in his quest to find his true identity, features songs by Tony Award nominees Matthew Sklar (The Wedding Singer) and Chad Beguelin (Disney's Aladdin on Broadway), with a book by Tony Award winners Thomas Meehan (Annie, The Producers, Hairspray) and Bob Martin (The Drowsy Chaperone).
Leading the cast as the ever-animated Buddy The Elf is Lucas Vaudo. He is joined by Isabella Gill as Jovie, Luis Villalta-Santana as Walter Hobbs, Katie Clifford as Emily Hobbs, Ryan Brown as Michael Hobbs, Josh Derome-Taylor as Santa, Rachad Mensanoui as Store Manager/Mr. Greenway, Caroline O’Callaghan as Deb, Cam Noonan as Chadwick and Jensine Wagner as Matthews.
Dance ensemble members and featured assorted roles include Katie Surabian (co-choreographer), Grace Visco (choreographer assistant), Maeve O’Callaghan, Erin O’Neil, Madison Bairos, Georgia Doherty, Vittoria Rodrigues, Cathy Chang, Colleen McMakin and Julie Surabian.
Vocal ensemble members and featured assorted roles include Alexis Rigolini, Sydney Hovasse, Avah Brehm, Caroline Sciaratta, Seema Risman, Theo Visco, Allison Irwin, Maya Pandit, and M.E. Gendron.
Children’s ensemble includes Olivia Bunten, Ben Parillo, Sadie Floyd, Aaran Fitzgerald, Lexi Gill, Tayah Fulciniti, Sofie Grossman, Isabel Barnstein, Steven Noonan and Jad Abouzahra.
Creative staff includes John Middleton-Cox (Producer/Music Director), Warren Scott Friedman (Director/Choreography Supervisor), Katie Ames (Assistant Director), Peter Waldron (Set Designer), Greg Jutkiewicz (Light Designer). Also, Johnny Cagno/Fantasy Factory Costumes (Costume Designer), David Kolifrath (Stage Manager) and Madelyn Gooltz (Assistant Stage Manager).
Elf, The Musical is sure to make everyone embrace their “inner elf!” Ticket prices are $10 for senior citizens and students, $15 for adults. Tickets can be purchased at BurlingtonTheatre.com or by phone at 781-A-FUN-TIC (781-238-6842). Burlington High School, an accessible venue, is located at 123 Cambridge Street, Burlington MA.