Elf -- The Musical

Elf -- The Musical

"Elf: The Musical at Straz Center is endearing for one and all" - The Tampa Tribune

"Straz Center's musical 'Elf' is a charming holiday treat" - Tampa Bay Times

Elf is the hilarious tale of Buddy, a young orphan child who mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported back to the North Pole. Unaware that he is actually human, Buddy's 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, discover his true identity, and help New York remember the true meaning of Christmas. This modern day Christmas classic is sure to make everyone embrace their inner ELF. For the official website, visit elfthemusicalontour.com.

Please note: There is some minor adult language in the show.

Nov. 20 - 25, 2012 Carol Morsani Hall
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Show Dates & Times

Tues. 7:30 p.m.
Wed. 7:30 p.m.
Fri. 2 and 8 p.m.
Sat. 2 and 8 p.m.
Sun. 1 and 6:30 p.m.

ELF will not have a Thursday evening performance on Thanksgiving and instead will add a 2 p.m. performance on Friday, Nov. 23.

 

Pricing

Regularly priced tickets start at $38.50.

Groups of 10+: 15% off through Oct. 28, 2012.
Groups of 10+: 10% off through Nov. 25, 2012.
Please call 813.222.1016 or 813.222.1018 to speak with Group Sales.

Broadway Family Night! For the Wed., Nov. 21, performance get ONE free child's ticket (ages 12 and under) with the purchase of a full-priced adult ticket. Come early for free pre-show, family friendly activities. Valid in Price Levels 1, 2 and 3 only. Not applicable to prior sales. Cannot be combined with any other offer. Subject to availability. May be discontinued at anytime.

Educator/Military/County/City Discount: 30% off for the Tuesday and Wednesday performances in Price Levels Two and Three only. Limited to one ticket per I.D. Offer expires Nov. 11, 2012.

Student Discount (90 minutes to show time): $20 tickets with valid student I.D. excluding Saturday matinee and evening and Sunday matinee performances. Limited to one ticket per person.

In celebration of 25 years of performances, entertainment, emotions and memories, the Straz Center will offer 25 tickets at $25 for select shows. This offer starts Sunday, Oct. 21, at the Community Open House event. Offer available by calling 813.229.STAR (7827) (outside Tampa Bay 800.955.1045) or by visiting the Straz Center Ticket Sales Office. All offers are first come, first served and limited to two tickets per show title per household. Some restrictions apply. Not applicable to prior sales. Cannot be combined with any other offer. Subject to availability. Service charges apply.


 

What to Expect

Matt Kopec is Buddy
Connor Barth
is Michael
Jen Bechter is Deb
Gordon Gray is Santa
Kate Hennies is Jovie
Julia Louise Hosack is Emily
Royce McIntosh is Mr. Greenway
Drew Pulver is Waiter 
Clyde Voce is Manager 
 
The cast will also feature Elizabeth Burton, Robyn DeGuzman, Ian Frazier, Mary Gabrielle, Paul Ianniello, Chandon Jones, Drew King, Emily Catherine Larger, Nick Lorenzini, Lauren Palmeri, Shaun Repetto, Angelica Richie, Jack Robbins, Ben Russell-Lynch and Dennis Setteducati.

ELF  features songs by Tony Award nominees Matthew Sklar and Chad Beguelin (The Wedding Singer), with a book by Tony Award winners Thomas Meehan (Annie, The Producers, Hairspray) and Bob Martin (The Drowsy Chaperone). The production will feature direction by Sam Scalmoni and choreography by Connor Gallagher.

Reviews

“A SPLASHY, PEPPY, SUGAR-SPRINKLED HOLIDAY ENTERTAINMENT!" 

- Charles Isherwood, The New York Times

ELF IS HAPPY ENOUGH FOR FAMILIES, SAVVY ENOUGH FOR CITY KIDS AND PLENTY SMART FOR ADULTS!" 

- Steven Suskin, Variety 

“JOLLY HOLIDAY ENTERTAINMENT, DECKED OUT WITH A BUNCH OF CROWD-ROUSING SONGS!" 

- Michael Sommers, NewJerseyNewsroom.com

“Even the biggest Cotton-Headed-Ninny-Muggins will leave the theater with A WARM FESTIVE GLOW!" 

- Thom Geier, Entertainment Weekly

“ENDEARINGLY GOOFY!"

 - Elysa Gardner, USA Today

Education

Stay after the Wed., Nov. 21, performance for a post-show talkback in theater. Talk-backs may be changed or cancelled without notice.

Run-time: Approximately 160 minutes with intermission