Simon Lipkin and Georgina Citadel will likely be taking part in the a lot cherished characters Buddy and Jovie in ELF, the smash hit musical, which returns to London in a brand new manufacturing on the Dominion Theatre for a strictly restricted 8-week season. ELF will start previews on 14 November and open on 24 November 2022, with the season ending on 7 January 2023.
Based mostly on the beloved 2003 New Line Cinema hit starring Will Ferrell, ELF incorporates a ebook 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 Marriage ceremony Singer).
Simon Lipkin’s theatre credit embody Brian & Roger (Menier Chocolate Manufacturing facility), Nativity! (Eventim Apollo), The Wind within the Willows (West Finish), Guys and Dolls (West Finish), The Lorax (Outdated Vic Theatre), Assassins (Menier Chocolate Manufacturing facility), Rock of Ages (West Finish), Spamalot (Authentic UK Tour), Avenue Q (West Finish) and Joseph and the Wonderful Technicolor Dreamcoat (West Finish). His tv and movie credit embody The Beaker Ladies (CBBC), Unforgotten (ITV), Christmas on Mistletoe Farm, Silent Witness (BBC), Nearly By no means (CBBC) Nativity Rocks!, Present Canines, Muppets Most Needed, The Harry Hill Film, The Puppet Sport Present (BBC) and Nativity 3: Dude, The place’s My Donkey?!.
Georgina Citadel’s theatre credit embody Marie in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s latest manufacturing of Cinderella (Gillian Lynne Theatre), Doralee Rhodes in 9 to five: The Musical (Savoy Theatre and UK & Eire Tour), Sophie Sheridan in Mamma Mia! (Novello Theatre) and Lisa Houseman in Soiled Dancing (UK Tour).
ELF is the humorous and charming story of Buddy, who mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of items as a child and is transported again to the North Pole and raised as an elf! Unaware that he’s truly human, Buddy’s huge measurement and poor toy-making skills lastly trigger him to face the reality and realise he’ll by no means belong within the North Pole. With Santa’s permission, Buddy embarks on a journey to New York to seek out his delivery father, uncover his true identification and assist New York keep in mind the true which means of Christmas.
Additional casting is to be introduced.