Elf The Musical Book by Thomas Meehan and Bob Martin, Music by Matthew Sklar, Lyrics by Chad Beguelin. Based on the New Line Cinema film by David Berenbaum. Directed by Melanie Barth, Vocal Direction by Helen Reikofski, Orchestra Direction by Ray Staniszewski, Choreography by Nicole Probst and Caroline Pluscht. This delightful modern holiday classic features Buddy, a young orphan who managed to crawl into Santa’s bag and ended up being raised as an elf at the North Pole. As he realizes that he is a human, rather than an elf, he travels to New York City to find his real identity. He ends up helping his birth family remember the true meaning of Christmas. Fun for ages 4 to 104.