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James Moye, Heidi Blickenstaff, and Robert Cuccioli to Star in Elf the Musical

The holiday musical comes to Millburn, New Jersey’s Paper Mill Playhouse.

Heidi Blickenstaff
Heidi Blickenstaff plays Emily Hobbs in the Paper Mill Playhouse production of Elf.
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New Jersey's Paper Mill Playhouse has announced the cast for its holiday-season production of Elf, to be directed by Eric Ankrim, from November 26-January 4.

The principal company will be led by James Moye (Bullets Over Broadway) as Buddy the Elf and Kate Fahrner (Wicked) as Jovie. Heidi Blickenstaff ([title of show]) takes on the role of Emily Hobbs, with Robert Cuccioli (Jekyll & Hyde) as Walter Hobbs, Paul C. Vogt (Chicago) as Santa, Jake Faragalli as Michael, Cleve Asbury (How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying) as Mr. Greenway, Jessica Sheridan (Sister Act) as Deb, and DeMone (Ragtime) as the Macy's Manager.

Rounding out the ensemble are Sydney Brenton, Stephanie Cain, Alicia Charles, Brittany Conigatti, Michael Di Liberto, Madge Dietrich, Michael Fatica, Michael Coale Grey, Anna McCarthy, Gillian Munsayac, Patrick O’Neill, Heather Parcells, Jody Reynard, Chris Richards, Justin Schuman, Sam Seferian, and Laura Smith.

Inspired by the 2003 film that starred Will Ferrell, Elf has a score by Matthew Sklar and Chad Beguelin, with a book by Thomas Meehan and Bob Martin. The story of an orphan raised by Santa's elves and his quest to find his family, Elf played on Broadway in 2010 and 2012.

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