The festive period would not be complete without the classic Christmas film, Elf. This year you can enjoy everyone’s favourite elf on stage in Elf: The Musical at the the Leeds First Direct Arena.
From the producers, who brought SHREK, The Sound of Music, Ghost: The Musical and many more West End and Broadway titles to the Grand Opera House York, this festive show is definitely not one to be missed.
The musical is be based on the Jon Faverau masterpiece from 2003 that featured comic genius Will Farell. For those that haven’t seen it, it is a 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.
Elf: The Musical will feature songs by Tony Award nominees Matthew Sklar and Chad Beguelin (The Wedding Singer).
The show will run on the 27th and 28th December in Leeds First Direct Aren and tickets are available from £13. This is one for the calendar for sure, be sure to book early to avoid disappointment. If you’d like to see Elf grace the stage then get your tickets here.
To find out more visit the website here.