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Elf Reviews

Broadway ShowsMusicalsHoliday & Christmas ShowsFamily ShowsTheatre for Kids and Families

Average customer review: 3.0 star rating (3.1 Stars)

Number of reviews: 12



2.0 star rating Jay Sullivan from , Illinois


My family and In-Laws love the move Elf so we were very excited to see this production. The plot follows about 20% of the movie plot and they had a very good production and acting.. The disappointment is they made some plot and dialogue changes that made it not kid friendly. Elf yells "screw you", the store manager talks to Elf about getting the Jovie character home and into bed, they say "Hell" in various ways and stress the questioning of a belief in Santa very frequently with the reporter at one point saying "nobody believes in Santa!". Looking around the theater, they majority of people had young kids who presumably wanted an Elf themed show in a "G" environment and to enjoy a theater experience. If they remove this teen themed additions, I could recommend it. I would not see it again or recommend it based on how it is.

2.0 star rating from Toronto, Ontario


I was so disappointed by this Musical. First I found it kind of boring and all the funny charming scenes from the movie are left out. The jokes weren't funny and there was no need for the foul language after all this is kids movie. Also the sexual connotations weren't necessary at all again a kids movie and just plain not necessary as they didn't add anything except make parents cringe. The cast was great though just had bad material to work with. Wouldn't recommend it. Best to stay home watch the movie and buy something that will last with the money you would have spent...:)

2.0 star rating Wiarton Willy from Toronto, Ontario


The set design was execellent.... performers were exceptional to say the least.... overall a lack luster production.... it seems the US producrion was superior.

2.0 star rating Kathleen from New jersey


UNENJOYABLE: It was a contest of who could play louder then the other. I blame the sound engineers they should be fired. The sound was setup for Madison Square Garden they didn’t realize they were in Count Basic Theater. It was painfully disappointing.

1.0 star rating from Denver, Colorado


This is the first time I’ve left Online review for anything. We were very disappointed with the language, sexual innuendo, and general inappropriateness for kids. We would’ve left in the middle of the show if that would have not caused more difficulty for children then just staying and sticking it out. Our eight-year-old was very sad about some of the language that he heard in the show. We’re also left to wonder whether the sexual innuendo is something that we will have to explain to the children. Regardless, it wasn’t particularly good show, but we had gone for the kids anyway who, along with their parents, love the movie. My advice: stick to the movie, or, at the very least, don’t take kids.


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