Elf the Musical

By The Royal Theatre (other events)

9 Dates Through Dec 12, 2021

This show is designated as assigned seating.  Please check your seating assignment BEFORE completing your purchase.

The Historic Royal Theatre is excited to bring Elf The Musical to their stage this Christmas season!  Sponsored by Everett Buick GMC and performed by The Royal Players, Elf The Musical is a must-see, hilarious, family favorite.  Written by Thomas Meehan and Bob Martin, music by Matthew Sklar, lyrics by Chad Beguelin, and based on the New Line Cinema hit by David Berenbaum, this holiday comedy follows Buddy the Elf in his quest to find his true identity.  Tickets are available at

The creative team includes: Tammy Friend, director; Hayden Griffis, student director; Heidi McCartney, music director; and Jenny Johnston, choreographer.  

The magical cast includes: Anthony McBride as Buddy, Chris Owen, Bonnie Maisen, Jamie Partain, Mason Newberry, Amanda Kennedy, Travis Loftis, K’Torri Greenwood, Katie Greer, Adam Maisen, Michael Legate, Mark Kennedy, Cheryl VanWinkle, Maggie Kennedy, Abby Grace Neufer, Sarah Nuss, Charlie Allen, Frankie Goldman, Maya Nahata, Avery Statton, Braden Lisowe, Emory Statton, Rylee Woodard, Seth Nuss, Beau Goldthorpe, Reagan McCartney, Katrina Taylor, Destiny Owen, Carl McBride, Andrew McBride, Haven Harklau, Nate Palmer, Owen Andrews, Bethany Davis, Maddie Welch, Magnolia Vincent, Denver Allen, Kohen Staggers, Eli Pitts, Maxwell Staggers, Taylor Ann Pitts, Charley Kuhlmann, Evan Andrews, and Leighton Littleton. 

Buddy comes to New York City to find his birth dad only to discover he is on the naughty list. Can he bring the joy of Christmas to the people of New York and his new family?  

Join Buddy in all his silly adventures December 2nd - 4th and 9th -11th at 7 p.m. and December 5th and 12th at 2 p.m. This show is designated as assigned seating.  Please check your seating assignment BEFORE completing your purchase. For handicapped or special needs seating, please call 501-315-5483.  Ticket prices are $15 General, $12 Seniors 60+, Members of the Military, and College students with valid ID; $6 Grade 12th and below.  Approximate run time: 2hrs 30 minutes.

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Produced by Michelle Griffis, Michelle Alverio, and Phoebe Earles

Call 501-315-5483 for more information about this show.

Elf the Musical was Originally produced by Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures in association with Unique Features

Elf the Musical is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI)

All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI.

Support for the Royal Players is provided, in part, by the Arkansas Arts Council, an agency of the Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage, and Tourism, and the National Endowment of the Arts


Please print your tickets and bring them with you to expedite check in.

Due to present circumstances surrounding COVID-19, this event status is subject to change. In the event of cancellation, you will receive a full refund; we're working to ensure you have options in the event of postponement or rescheduling. Seating at the theatre is at full capacity and social distancing cannot be guaranteed. Masks are welcome at our event, but not required. Concessions will be available before the performance and during intermission. If you have any symptoms of COVID, such as fever or chills, sore throat, cough, congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headache, new loss of taste or smell, or diarrhea, etc. please do not attend. Royal Players, Inc., does not assume liability. By purchasing tickets, you agree to assume full liability for any risks incurred before, during, and after the event.

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P. O. Box 1743 Benton, AR 72018