Philip Wm. McKinley will direct the production based on the 2003 film.
BY ANDREW GANSAPRIL 26, 2022
Elf the Musical, which made its London premiere at the West End’s Dominion Theatre in 2015, will return 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. Casting will be announced at a later date.
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 will also have original set and costume design by Tim Goodchild, choreography by Liam Steel, lighting design by Patrick Woodroffe and sound by Gareth Owen. Casting will be by Grindrod Burton Casting.
Elf the Musical is produced by Temple Live Entertainment.