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Elf: The Musical

  • Empire Arts Center 415 Demers Avenue Grand Forks (map)

NOVEMBER 29-30; DECEMBER 4-7; & DECEMBER 11-14, 7:30PM DECEMBER 1 & 8, 2:00PM

Book by Thomas Meehan & Bob Martin Music by Matthew Sklar Lyrics by Chad Beguelin Based upon the New Line Cinema film written by David Berenbaum

Buddy, a young orphan, mistakenly crawls into Santa's bag of gifts and is transported to the North Pole. The would-be elf is raised, unaware that he is actually a human, until his 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 and discover his true identity. Faced with the harsh realities that his father is on the naughty list and his half-brother doesn't even believe in Santa, Buddy is determined to win over his new family and help New York remember the true meaning of Christmas.

Elf: The Musical is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI.

Tickets: Adults - $24 | Students/Military - $20 | Children (10 & under) - $16


This project is supported in part by a grant from the North Dakota Council on the Arts, which receives funding from the state legislature and the National Endowment for the Arts.

This program is supported in part by a grant from the City of Grand Forks through the Community Foundation of Grand Forks, East Grand Forks & Region.

Earlier Event: December 8
Elf: The Musical
Later Event: December 12
Elf: The Musical