Wednesday, December 13, 2017

See the Cast of Elf the Musical Visit the Empire State Building by Marc J. Franklin

The national tour, featuring Cheers star George Wendt as Santa, returns to New York December 13.

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BWW Morning Brief December 13th, 2017: ELF at Madison Square Garden, Well-Strung at Feinstein's/54 Below, and more! by Stephanie Wild

Good morning BroadwayWorld Today's top news Elf the Musical comes to Madison Square Garden, Well-Strung plays Feinstein's54 Below, and more

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ELF THE MUSICAL Brings Holiday Cheer to Madison Square Garden Tonight by BroadwayWorld

NETworks Presentations presents the New York engagement of Elf The Musical. The show will play from tonight, December 13, through December 29 at The Theater at Madison Square Garden.

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Monday, December 11, 2017

Concert Review: ‘The Holiday Show’ by the Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington, DC at Lincoln Theatre by Liz Ruth-Brinegar

An elf in holiday briefs struts across the stage carrying a sign that reads “One year later…” Where else could we be except at the Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington, DC’s …

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Interview: “You and my mother can purchase sweaters for obese people to your heart’s content”–A Conversation with Cameron Folmar by Mike Bevel

David, the character Cameron Folmar plays in The Santaland Diaries (now at Drafthouse Comedy Theater in DC through December 23), struggles with compartmentalizing his identity as a Macy’s …

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Introduce Yourself(ie): 10 Questions with Elf Star Erik Gratton

Erik Gratton talks about the physical demands of Buddy the Elf, touring Elf around the US, & his former life as a caterer for rock stars.

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Friday, December 8, 2017

Irreverent or Thoughtless: A Review of Barney the Elf at Other Theatre by Emma Couling

A little humor can go a long way though not always in the right direction in this parody of the beloved 2003 film "Elf"

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Wednesday, December 6, 2017

There’s A New ‘Elf’ In Town and You’re Going To Want To Meet Him by Mercedes Vizcaino

By Mercedes Vizcaino, Contributing Writer, December 6, 2017 The holiday season is upon us, and this year Madison Square Garden will be dazzling audiences with a new stage adaptation of Elf t…

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Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Review: Rudolph the Red-Hosed Reindeer (Hell in a Handbag Productions, 2017) by Lauren Whalen

Based on the 1967 children’s TV special, this fun Rudolph chronicles the adventures of a North Pole reindeer (Graham Thomas Heacock) who just doesn’t fit in with his peers - he just can'…

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Cameron Folmar on playing David Sedaris’ elf by Keith Loria

In a comical nod to Christmas, the Drafthouse Comedy Theater is staging best-selling humorist David Sedaris’ one-man show, The SantaLand Diaries, from Dec. 7-23, starring Cameron Folmar (S…

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Review: Bikini Bottom Is Tops In ‘SpongeBob SquarePants the Musical’ by Megan Wrappe

By Megan Wrappe, Contributing Writer, December 5, 2017 Walking into the Palace Theatre recently, I had no idea what to expect from SpongeBob SquarePants the Musical. I grew up watching the …

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Monday, December 4, 2017

In 'Elf the Musical,' a little holiday pandering at the Paramount by Chris Jones

At one point in “Elf the Musical,” your spectacular seasonal entertainment at the historic Paramount Theatre in Aurora — yes, Roger “Santa” Mueller really does fly around the theat…

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Friday, December 1, 2017

Talking To the Director of ‘Elf the Musical’ and Its Return To New York by Bob Rizzo

By Bob Rizzo, Contributing Writer, December 1, 2017 The Theater at Madison Square Garden ushers in the holiday season with the New York return of ELF The Musical. Based on the whimsical 2003…

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ELF THE MUSICAL – Salford ★★★ by Kristy Stott

This is a high quality, no-expense-spared production with a strong central performance, some wonderful comic moments and some superb tap-dancing sequences from the company.

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Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Like candy corns and syrup, ‘Elf The Musical’ overpowers at Paramount by Hedy Weiss

WEISS: The exuberantly performed holiday musical can't overcome its essentially annoying quality.

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Monday, November 27, 2017

BWW Interview: Director Sam Scalamoni on ELF THE MUSICAL at Madison Square Garden by Bob Rizzo

Madison Square Garden ushers in the holiday season with the New York return of Elf The Musical. Director Sam Scalamoni oversees a cast of 28 including George Wendt Cheers starring as Santa C…

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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Of the holiday shows, are you more of an 'Elf' or a 'Hellcab'? by Chris Jones

What should you be doing for your holiday entertainment pleasure? Let's ponder a little of the old, the new and the shifting sands of seasonal change. Some old favorites are expanded, moved …

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Monday, November 20, 2017

Theater openings Nov. 24-30

Friday “This Way Outta Santaland”: Mitchell Fain reminisces on his eight years as Crumpet the Elf in this holiday offering. Through Dec. 23 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave.; 773-975-…

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Sunday, November 12, 2017

On my radar: Toby Jones’s cultural highlights by Kathryn Bromwich

The actor on Dragons’ Den, the jazz improvisations of Brad Mehldau, the Cinema Museum, a south London bus garage, and more…Born in Hammersmith, London, Toby Jones studied at the Universi…

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Thursday, November 9, 2017

‘Elf the Musical’ at The Theater at Madison Square Garden, New York by Blouin Artinfo

Presenting a hilarious holiday classic, “Elf the Musical” will be performed at The Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York.A young orphan child named Buddy crawls into Santa’s bag…

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Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Theater News: Buddy the Elf Enshrined in Rice Krispies Treats

Elf the Musical begins performances December 13 at Madison Square Garden.

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Monday, October 23, 2017

Other Theatre Announces Casting for the Hit Holiday Musical BARNEY THE ELF by Michael J. Roberts

Other Theatre is pleased to announce casting for the third revival of its holiday hit BARNEY THE [...]

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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Complete Cast Announced for Holiday Return of Elf Musical by Adam Hetrick

Cheers star George Wendt will play Santa in the Boston and New York dates of the musical that will begin a limited national tour in November.

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Theater News: Full Cast Announced for Elf the Musical

Erik Gratton, Cynthia Ferrer, and more will join the previously announced George Wendt in this stage adaptation of the 2003 film.

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Erik Gratton & Veronica J. Kuehn to Join George Wendt in Elf at Madison Square Garden by Andy Lefkowitz

Erik Gratton will lead the company of the new production of Elf at the Theater at Madison Square Garden, taking on the central role of Buddy. He will be joined by Broadway alum Veronica…

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Erik Gratton, Veronica J. Kuehn and More to Star in ELF THE MUSICAL at Madison Square Garden; Cast Complete! by BroadwayWorld

NETworks Presentations has announced casting for the New York engagement of ELF THE MUSICAL. The show will play from December 13 through December 29 at The Theater at Madison Square Garden.

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VIDEO: John Scacchetti, Chaz Wolcott, and More Join Emily Jeanne Phillips in New Tap Video by BroadwayWorld

Emily Jeanne Phillips Elf, the Musical at Madison Square Garden presents a new tap music video featuring John Scacchetti Patti Lupone Gypsy, 42nd Street, Chaz Walcott Newsies Live, So You Th…

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Paramount announces 'Elf' cast by Morgan Greene

Paramount Theatre has announced the cast of “Elf,” the holiday musical based on the hit 2003 Will Ferrell movie about an oversized elf on a Christmas quest. Kyle Adams will star as Buddy…

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Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Cheers Star George Wendt to Reprise Broadway Turn in Elf at Madison Square Garden by Andy Lefkowitz

Ho ho ho! (And a bottle of rum?) George Wendt, who spent 11 seasons delivering one-liners from a barstool on Cheers, has been announced to play Santa in an upcoming holiday engagement o…

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