23 Nov 2014 10:22 AM PT
On the heels of NBC announcing that Jim Parsons will be starring in a holiday release special on December 16 of ‘Elf, the Musical‘ where Parsons will play the lead character Buddy, Paper Mill Playhouse announced today that itwill be holding a limited run of the musical on stage.
The story of ‘Elf, The Musical‘ is a joyous and colorful holiday musical adventure of Buddy, an orphan who is mistakenly transported to the North Pole and raised by Santa’s elves. Now, as a grownup, he embarks on a journey to discover his true identity. This family tale is sure to delight all ages.
Paper Mill, located in Milburn, New Jersey, will run ‘Elf The Musical‘ from November 26, 2014 through January 4, 2015, 8 times a week during that period. The play will be based on the origial 2003 film starring Wil Ferrrell ‘Elf Has A book’ penned by Thomas Meehan and Bob Martin with music by at Matthew Sklar and lyrics by Chad Beguelin. Eric Ankrim will direct the Paper Mill production with Josh Rhodes in charge of choreography.
Paper Mill Playhouse will feature the following cast Members for Elf, The Musical:
- James Moye as Buddy
- Kate Fahrner as Jovie
- Paul C. Vogt as Santa
- Heidi Blickenstaff as Emily Hobbs
- Robert Cuccioli as Walter Hobbs
- Jake Faragalli as Michael
- Cleve Asbury as Mr. Greenway
- Jessica Sheridan as Deb
- Demone as Macy’s Manager
Ensemble cast include: Sydney Brenton, Stephanie Cain, Alicia Charles, Brittany Conigatti, Michael Di Liberto, Madge Dietrich, Michael Fatica, Michael Coale Grey, Anna McCarthy, Gillian Munsayac, Patrick O’Neill, Heather Parcells, Jody Reynard, Chris Richards, Justin Schuman, Sam Seferian and Laura Smith.
Paper Mill Playhouse is located at 22 Brookside Drive in Millburn, New Jersey.