Elf the Musical, which made its London premiere at the West End's Dominion Theatre in 2015, returns to the venue for a limited engagement beginning November 14. Directed by Philip Wm. McKinley, the production will officially open November 24 and continue through January 7, 2023.
Simon Lipkin (Brian & Roger, Rock of Ages) and Georgina Castle (Cinderella, 9 to 5: The Musical) star as Buddy and Jovie, respectively, joined by Tom Chambers as Walter Hobbs, Rebecca Lock as Emily Hobbs, Kim Ismay as Debs, Nicholas Pound as Santa, and Dermot Canavan as Store Manager.
Also in the cast are Evonnee Bentley-Holder, Kyle Cox, Jade Davies, Bethan Downing, Francis Foreman, Morgan Gregory, Ryan Jupp, Ellis Linford-Pill, Shane O'Riordan, Theo Reece, Chloe Saunders, Heather Scott-Martin, Jessica Spalis, Michael Tyler, Katie Warsop, and Natalie Woods.
Dexter Barry, Logan Clark, Alfie Morwood and Frankie Treadaway alternate in the role of Michael.
Based on the 2003 New Line Cinema film starring Will Ferrell, Elf features a book by Tony winners Thomas Meehan (Annie, The Producers, Hairspray) and Bob Martin (The Drowsy Chaperone), with songs by Tony nominees Matthew Sklar and Chad Beguelin (The Wedding Singer). The musical made its Broadway debut in 2010 at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre and returned there in 2012.
The production also has original set and costume design by Tim Goodchild, choreography by Liam Steel, lighting design by Patrick Woodroffe, sound by Gareth Owen, video design by Ian William Galloway, music direction by Alan Williams, and wig and hair design by Richard Mawbey. Casting is by Grindrod Burton Casting.
Elf the Musical is produced by Temple Live Entertainment.