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Springfield Theatre Centre's 'Elf the Musical' brings holiday film favorite to the stage | Community Voices

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This holiday season the Springfield Theatre Centre will present the show "Elf The Musical" at the Hoogland Center for the Arts. The show's director Shawn Smith and leading man Ryan Croke spoke with Community Voices about the show. The musical is based on the holiday film "Elf," and Smith explained the differences between the stage show and the movie. Croke also shared his experiences playing the main character Buddy and how his family is helping him in the role as well.

Vanessa is the Community Voices Production Coordinator. Reach Vanessa at vfergu3@uis.edu.
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