After The Event wiped out civilization as we know it, a group of students have taken over a local high school, building a new society geared entirely toward survival, free from the past. But when a group of outside kids comes looking for something buried in the school, the past and present reunite in a play about memory, loss, and what it means to be a kid in extraordinary circumstances.
Directors Note: I absolutely love this play: it lends itself to some intense stakes that aren’t typically available for youth theater actors without leaning into topics that might not be age-appropriate. The setting and situation alone are life-or-death for these characters, but the humor and language the author uses bring us into a world that is playful and intriguing. I cannot WAIT to play with my actors on this one.
Elf the Musical
Book by Bob Martin and Thomas Meehan, Music by Matthew Sklar, and Lyrics by Chad Beguelin Show runs December 8-20th
UAA Fine Arts Building, Harper Studio
3700 Alumni Dr
Anchorage, AK 99508
Auditions October 26th & 27th. Click here for audition information! Buddy, a young orphan, mistakenly crawls into Santa's bag of gifts and is transported to the North Pole. The would-be elf is raised, unaware that he is actually a human, until his enormous size and poor toy-making abilities cause him to face the truth. With Santa's permission, Buddy embarks on a journey to New York City to find his birth father and discover his true identity. Faced with the harsh reality that his father is on the naughty list and that his half-brother doesn't even believe in Santa, Buddy is determined to win over his new family and help New York remember the true meaning of Christmas.
We are proud to partner with University of Alaska, Anchorage as a Resident Youth Company in their Fine Arts Building
for our 2022-23 Season
Show runs February 24th-March 5th 2023
UAA Fine Arts Building, Harper Studio 3700 Alumni Dr Anchorage, AK 99508 Auditions TBA
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