Santa Claus – Santa tries to maintain his image as “Jolly St. Nick,” a man who manages to travel the world and distribute millions of toys every Christmas. Unfortunately, he’s also upset about the Elves’ work ethic and humans’ declining Christmas spirit.
Buddy – A human who’s been raised at the North Pole since infancy. He thinks he’s an elf like most of the residents, but soon learns he’s a human.
Walter Hobbs – Buddy’s biological father, he’s also dad to Michael and husband to Emily. He is job- obsessed to the point of ignoring his family.
Emily Hobbs – Walter’s wife and Michael’s mother; Emily tries to keep her family going through Walter’s job stresses
Michael Hobbs – 12-year-old son of Walter and Emily, he is very smart. Michael enthusiastically welcomes Buddy to his family.
Jovie – A young woman working as a Santa’s Helper in Macy’s department store, she’s not quite elf-like, but Buddy falls in love with her anyway.
Elves #1 - #5 – Employees in Santa’s workshop.
Charlie – the foreman/boss of Santa’s Toy Workshop
Shawanda – a responsible elf who has to pick up Buddy’s slack when he can’t work fast enough. Sam – One of the employees in Walter Hobbs’ office.
Deb – Walter’s optimistic and efficient secretary
Policeman #1 and 2 – Friendly NYPD officers who help out a lost Buddy.
Sarah – Employee at Walter’s office
Mr. Greenway - Walter’s boss who has a commanding and cranky presence.
Chadwick – Employee at Walter’s office
Matthews - Employee at Walter’s office
Charlotte Dennon – TV reporter with a very “professional” attitude
Darlene Lambert – Young lady who becomes convinced by Buddy’s insistence about Santa’s magic Emma Van
Brocklin - – Young lady who becomes convinced by Buddy’s insistence about Santa’s
Security Guard #1 and #2 – Tough-guy employees at Walter’s office.
Saleswoman – a bit pushy and overly friendly Macy’s employee.
Manager – Macy’s employee
Santa's Helper – Macy’s employee who announces when each kid in line gets to visit Santa Fake Santa – This is the Macy’s-employed Santa who does not quite live up to the real thing. Elf CHORUS Child CHORUS Parent CHORUS VARIOUS NEW YORKERS
Audition Sides and Songs
Please select one song from Elf Jr to perform at your audition. You will not need to sing the entire song. We will just need to hear one minute. Please find the Guide Vocals and the Accompaniment Tracks below. You can also find the sheet music in the Elf Script below.
For your sides, please choose one side to perform at your audition. You will need to select one role to memorize. Someone in the audition panel will read the other parts.
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