The production returns to the Dominion Theatre from the 15th November.
New set up images of the cast for the upcoming revival of Elf the Musical have been released, ahead of its return later this month.
The cast is led by Matthew Wolfenden, best known for his role in Emmerdale who is joined by Tom Chambers, who is reprising the role of Walter Hobbs, Georgina Castle as Jovie, Rebecca Lock as Emily Hobbs, Nicholas Pound as Santa, Kim Ismay as Debs and Dermot Canavan as Store Manager. This revival cast also includes: Rhys Batten (The SpongeBob Musical, UK Tour), Evonnee Bentley-Holder (Aint Too Proud, Prince Edward Theatre), Marie Finlayson (TINA – The Tina Turner Musical, West End), Aimée Fisher (Groundhog Day, The Old Vic), Farirayi Garaba (The SpongeBob Musical, UK Tour), Alex Given (The Book of Mormon, West End), Morgan Gregory (Disney’s Newsies, Troubadour Wembley Park), Samuel John-Humphreys (Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, UK Tour/Toronto), Keir Hylands (Frozen, Theater an der Elbe, Hamburg), Dominic Lamb (Legally Blonde, Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre), Ellis Linford-Pill (We Will Rock You, London Coliseum), Theo Reece (The SpongeBob Musical, UK Tour), Chloe Saunders (Grease, West End), Heather Scott-Martin (Singin’ in the Rain, Sadler’s Wells London, Japan & UK Tour), Jessica Spalis (MAMMA MIA! The Party, O2 London), Katie Warsop (Annie, West End & Toronto) and Natalie Woods (Wind in the Willows, London Palladium). Ben Lancaster (POLICE COPS: The Musical, Edinburgh Fringe & Southwark Playhouse) will alternate the role of Buddy at certain scheduled performances.
Meanwhile, Jude Farrant (Matilda the Musical, West End), Daniel Lee (Glory Ride, West End), Oliver Ravelini (Winnie the Pooh, Riverside Studios) and Austin Riley (The Osmonds, UK Tour) will alternate the role of Michael.
Elf is the funny and charming tale of Buddy, who mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts as ababy and is transported back to the North Pole — and raised as an elf! Unaware that he is actually human, Buddy’s enormous size and poor toy-making abilities finally cause him to face the truth andrealise he’ll never belong in the North Pole. With Santa’s permission, Buddy embarks on a journey to New York to find his birth father, discover his true identity and help New York remember the true meaning of Christmas.
The musical is based on the 2003 New Line Cinema film, with Will Ferrell playing Buddy, it features a book by Tony Award-winners Thomas Meehan (Annie, The Producers, Hairspray) and Bob Martin (The Drowsy Chaperone), with songs by Tony Award nominees Matthew Sklar and Chad Beguelin (The Wedding Singer).
The production is directed once again by Philip Wm. McKinley, with choreography by Liam Steel, original set and costume design by Tim Goodchild, lighting design by Patrick Woodroffe, sound by Gareth Owen and video design by Ian William Galloway. Casting is by Grindrod Burton Casting.
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