Elf: The Musical

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Editorial Review

The latest theater trend: Live, onstage . . . from the screen

The craze for adapting movies into musicals has turned into a formula for success.

‘Elf the Musical’: Like the movie, but noisier and faster

Over-sugared touring production at Kennedy Center will mostly give “Elf” buffs the hijinks they bargained for.

Buddy the Elf has left the North Pole to find his true identity, and he's heading for the Kennedy Center. You've seen Will Ferrell's blundering antics in the 2003 release of "Elf." Now catch the Broadway performance, recommended for ages 8 and older. It's something the whole family will enjoy. The show runs through Jan. 5.