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Elf Reviews

Broadway ShowsMusicalsHoliday & Christmas ShowsFamily ShowsTheatre for Kids and Families

Average customer review: 2.5 star rating (2.6 Stars)

Number of reviews: 27



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.

2.0 star rating Suzanne Rockwell from Detroit, Michigan


I brought 6 of us as a girls family night. We all looked so forward to it. Spent close to 400.00 between tickets and parking. We could hardly hear the program. It started late, then was suddenly stopped and delayed. I love the Fox, but we were completely disappointed. Will never go on a 1st night again. Way too many bugs to iron out. We ended up leaving at break!! So sad.

2.0 star rating Deb Dudek from Glen Ellyn, Illinois


I was thoroughly disappointed at Drury lane’s performance of Elf. If you are using an adaptation of a children’s musical which is actually an adult version 1) it’s wrong 2) a caveat must be given when purchasing tickets. I am so glad I did not bring my granddaughter. If this were the first time I visited Drury Lane I would not go back. Very poor christmas production!! Not Drury Lane quality at all.

2.0 star rating Mark Marshalek from Columbus, Ohio


This was a disappointing opening night. Production started over 30 minutes late and stopped completely at the beginning due to "technical difficulties" which were another 30-40 minutes. I felt horribly for the young theatre goers that stayed until 10:45 and others who wisely went home before the end of the production.

2.0 star rating from Chicago, Illinois


The show very loosely followed the movie. Definitely nowhere near as funny. A decent amount of unnecessary sexual innuendo considering it’s promoted to be family friendly. I found myself bored during the first half. I did enjoy Jovie- she has a beautiful voice.

2.0 star rating Erika from Naperville, Illinois


Save your money!!! The Chicago-Sun Times review is spot on. Lack of magic, inappropriate additions, missing classic scenes, sexual comments and sexual dancing that is not needed for Elf the musical. Felt like I took my child to see Chicago the Musical with the Santa dancing scene - disgusting. Call this woke Elf and you've got it right. Normal Elf - find another theater!


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