Elf The Musical


December 1 - 24, 2023

Fridays at 7:00 PM
Saturdays at 2:00 (on Dec. 9, 16, 23) and 7:00 PM
Sundays at 2:00 PM, Final Sunday (December 24) at 12:00 PM
Wednesday, December 20 at 7:00 PM
Thursday, December 14 and 21 at 7:00 PM

Please arrive at the theatre early for your performance. With the Carmel Christkindlmarkt in session during the run of the show, the parking garages in the area can be slow and backed up. Click here for public parking options in the area: DIRECTIONS AND PARKING


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

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 realities that his father is on the naughty list and 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 everyone embrace their inner elf. After all, the best way to spread Christmas Cheer is singing loud for all to hear. (MTI)



Buddy – Brett Edwards

Jovie – Maggie Lengerich

Walter Hobbs – Jack Tanselle

Emily Hobbs – Nina Stilabower

Michael Hobbs – Jack McNally

Santa – Parrish Williams

Deb – Nicolette Mantica

Macy’s Manager – Jonathan Studdard

Mr. Greenway – Joe Beck

Chadwick – Jacob Smitherman

Matthews – Sydnie Blair

Sam– Luke Robinson

Tiara – Amelia Schoeff


Noah Achterberg

Isabella Agresta

Kaycee Beck

Teyler Benton

Nate Boyce

Quincy Carman

Melina DeGolyer

Jackson Duncan

Leslie Gaudreau

Jess Hackenberg

Claire Kashman

Drew Kempin

Jennie Kistner

Tanner McCormick-Messer

Kelsey McDaniel

Melissa Mellinger

Chris Ritchie

Luke Robinson

Olive Rozzi

Ragen Sanner

Amelia Schoeff

Parker Taylor 

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