The Happy Elf

by Harry Connick, Jr. & Andrew Fishman

First Stage Theatre

John Rando, Director

2008

Santa's Workshop

Bryce Lord & Company

Bluesville

Michael James Leslie & Company

North Pole

Bryce Lord & Jared Gertner

The What Machine

Company

Northstarbucks

Harris Dolan

Finale

Michael James Leslie & Company

North Pole Signs

Bluesville Signs

Set Rendering

"As they settle into their seats people are greeted by Beowulf Boritt's fun and imaginative North Pole set. Beneath a snow frosting, two festively colored buildings sit on the tundra at slightly rakish angles. Advertising with familiar logos promotes "Barnes & Snowble," "Northstarbucks" coffee and "Victoria's Secret Santa." Christmas spirit shines like a guiding star from the stage. With just a few shutters closed and a differently colored wash of lighting, the set instantly and magically is transformed later into Bluesville, the polar opposite of Santa's jolly campus."

~Damien Jaques, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel