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PHOTOS: Bigfork Playhouse Children's Theatre presents "Elf Jr."

by TAYLOR INMAN
Bigfork Eagle | December 15, 2021 12:00 AM

"Sparklejollytwinkle...what?!" The Bigfork Playhouse Children's Theatre debuted their production of Elf Jr. this weekend to a sold-out audience. Artistic Director Brach Thompson said the show is also sold-out for this upcoming weekend.

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Benito Rodriguez plays Santa Claus and acts as a narrator during the musical.

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Playing the Macy's workers (from left to right) are Hayley Carstensen, Jennifer Whitney, Gracyne Johnson, Emma Pattons, Emma Dawson and Dylynne Cosand

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Collin Olson plays Buddy the Elf, pictured here when he arrives in New York City for the first time.

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Santa's elves played by Molly Bell, Deacon Rudolph, Magdolyn Russell, Lily Finlayson, Haydn Harris, Ethan Van Oort, Lucy Ford and Claire Gilbert.

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Pictured left to right: Hailee Elwell Emeline Bell, Brooklyn Kallenberger, Annaleise Kerst (partially pictured), Aiden Harker, Teddy Cotton and Jaydon Pesola.

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Jonathan Van Gilder plays the role of Macy's Manager.

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Things get a little heated when Buddy realizes this is not the real Santa.

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Seth Price is seen here playing the role of Fake Santa at Macy's.

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Liam Finlayson plays Michael Hobbs and Olivia Jensen plays his mother Emily Hobbs.

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The young actors and actresses got to show off their singing and dancing skills with big ensemble numbers as pictured here.

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Walter Hobbs (played by Randy Passons) loses it on his newfound son Buddy, when he "makes it snow" with important papers at his high-level job.

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An etch-a-sketch message from Buddy when he runs away from the Hobbs'.

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Adelyn Kerst plays Jovie, and is photographed here singing "Never Fall In Love With An Elf."

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Walter, Buddy, and Michael pitching their Christmas story to Mr. Greenway.

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Jack Bell plays Mr. Greenway, a not-so-jolly business man won over with Buddy's Christmas story.

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The ensemble comes together after one final number.