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Based upon the New Line Cinema film written by David Berenbaum

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Music Directed by
Choreographed by
Stage Manager
Production Coordinator

December 14-30, 2018

Fridays & Saturdays: 7:30 PM, Sundays: 2:00 PM
at the African American Performing Arts Center

Added performance:  Saturday, December 29 @ 2:00pm

Performance Dates & Times

  • Fri, Dec 14th, 2018 @ 7:30pm
  • Sat, Dec 15th, 2018 @ 7:30pm
  • Sun, Dec 16th, 2018 @ 2:00pm
  • Fri, Dec 21st, 2018 @ 7:30pm
  • Sat, Dec 22nd, 2018 @ 7:30pm
  • Sun, Dec 23rd, 2018 @ 2:00pm
  • Fri, Dec 28th, 2018 @ 7:30pm
  • Sat, Dec 29th, 2018 @ 2:00pm – Added performance
  • Sat, Dec 29th, 2018 @ 7:30pm
  • Sun, Dec 30th, 2018 @ 2:00pm

About the Show

Based on the beloved holiday film, this hilarious fish-out-of-water comedy follows Buddy the Elf in his quest to find his true identity.

A title known the world over, Elf The Musical is a must-see holiday musical. Based on the cherished 2003 New Line Cinema hit, Elf features songs by Tony Award nominees, Matthew Sklar and Chad Beguelin (Disney’s Aladdin on Broadway, The Wedding Singer), with a book by Tony Award winners, Thomas Meehan (Annie, The Producers, Hairspray) and Bob Martin (The Drowsy Chaperone).

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.

This modern day holiday classic is sure to make everyone embrace their inner elf. After all, the best way to spread Christmas Cheer is singing loud for all to hear.

The Cast

BuddyDanny McBride
JovieAmy Carter
Walter HobbsRobert Landry
Emily HobbsMegan McCormick
Michael HobbsAllen Dominguez
DebAngie Alley
ManagerJerome Lovato
Mrs. GreenwayAngela Robinson
Santa ClausRiley Robinson
EnsembleBrieAnn Gillespie, Ashley Lopez, Shirley Roach, RaeAnna Sanchez, Jordan Wadsworth, Devon Griste, Angela Johnson, Angela Robinson, Dakotah Lopez, Tanner Sroufe, Lando Ruiz, Nicolas Olson, Seth Hanson, Daniel Wright, Riley Robinson


The African American Performing Arts Center (AAPAC) is located on the EXPO New Mexico grounds. Patrons may access the AAPAC through gate 3 off San Pedro.

Please note: EXPO NM reserves the right to charge for parking at any time. $5 cash only.