Details of Elf and the Ticket Luck value
Based on an American comedy movie that revolves around the wonderful time of Christmas, Elf the musical is all set for its US tour. Directed by Jon Favreau and written by David Berenbaum the 2003 movie starred the famous actors Will Ferrell, Zooey Deschanel and James Caan. The Elf was able to gross over two hundred and twenty billion dollars. Jon Favreau is an American director who has directed a few record breaking featured presentations such as Iron Man; part one and the sequel, Cowboys and Aliens, Elf, the Break up and Very Bad Things. He is also renowned for his acting in Swingers, Judy and in Friend’s season three as Monica’s boyfriend.
The lead actor of the movie, Will Ferrell is also said to be one of the most leading and prominent actors that have emerged. Establishing himself as a cast member of “Saturday Night Live”, the actor is known for his comedy roles in several comedy hits such as Blades of Glory, Old School, The Other Guys, Stranger than Fiction and Anchorman. Such appreciated was the role of Will Ferrell in the Elf that he got nominated for the ‘Best Comedic Performance’ at the MTV Awards for the year 2004. If you are interested in watching this musical, buy your Elf tickets today.
The show starts when a baby crawls into a bag full of presents that Santa sets off to deliver to an orphanage. Upon his arrival back to the North Pole, he sees the baby in his bag and puts him up for adoption. A Papa Elf takes him up and decides to raise him as his son, however, that becomes difficult since as the child grows he becomes bigger and taller than the rest of the elves. It isn’t soon before the child realizes that he is a human and not an elf, and decides to set off on a journey to find his biological parents. Papa elf explains to him how his mother has passed away, however his father works in the great New York City, and then starts a journey to travel to New York City from the North Pole, to find his one and only living parent. Will he ever find his father in due time? To find out and to enjoy this humorous comedy get your Elf tickets today.
In the film Will Ferrell played the lead role, other members of the cast included Bob Newhart who played the role of Papa elf, Santa Claus played by Ed Asner and James Caan playing Walter Hobbs; his biological father. The production technique used in this particular film is called a forced perspective which employs optical illusion to make something appear bigger than it actually is and this is how Will Ferrell was made larger and taller than all the elves. Its production budget was estimated around thirty three million which was very much covered by the income it generated which was a whopping two hundred and twenty billion dollars. The movie has become one of the classic holiday movies that are played annually on numerous television channels when the Christmas season arrives. Critics praised the film and it was rated as being “certified fresh” with Will Ferrell’s performance bringing a delightful character alive in the elf played.
The movie was nominated for a total of nine awards out of which it bagged two. The film won two awards that go by the title of ‘Top Box Office Film’ by ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Authors and Producers) award 2004, ‘Best Comedy’ by Golden Trailer awards for the year 2004. Moreover it was nominated for ‘Favorite Movie’ in BLIMP awards 2004, Best ‘Youth DVD’ in the Golden Satellite Award for 2005, ‘Choice Movie Actor-Comedy’ and ‘Choice Movie-Comedy’ in Teen Choice Awards 2004. The Broadway musical has been received well by the critics as well as the audiences and already earned a nomination at the 2011 Drama League Awards. If you wish to watch what all the hype is about, then get yourself Elf tickets to enjoy one of the classiest holiday theater shows of all times.