Whitney Hale

By

College: Fine Arts

ACE Presents Glimpse of First 'Elf Jr.' Musical

Published: Dec 18, 2013

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Dec. 18, 2013) — The University of Kentucky Academy for Creative Excellence (ACE) is proud to present the pilot performance of "Elf Jr." for iTheatrics and Music Theatre International (MTI). The musical, based on the popular holiday movie, will take the stage for six performances Dec. 19-21, at Lexington Christian Academy.

 

In "Elf Jr.," audiences follow Buddy the Elf on his journey from the North Pole to New York City to find his human father, Walter Hobbs. Buddy discovers that a family is the best Christmas gift he could ever receive, and he spreads plenty of cheer along the way.

 

Based on the Warner Brothers movie starring Will Ferrell and the original Broadway musical "Elf," ACE will present the first-ever glimpse of the junior script and score for live audiences in the Bluegrass. A preparatory department of UK Opera Theatre, ACE was selected for the first-ever pilot of a workshop of "Elf Jr." by iTheatrics, an educational theater company based in New York City which produces junior versions of Broadway musicals for MTI, one of the world's major dramatic licensing agencies. 

 

"Elf Jr." will enchant audiences beginning at 2 and 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Dec. 19-21. Tickets for this show are $12 for children, and $15 for general admission. All students are eligible for discounted tickets of $10 at the Thursday and Friday "Schools' Out" matinee performances. To purchase tickets in advance, call 859-257-TICS (8427). Tickets may also be purchased at the door.

 

UK Opera Theatre is part of the UK School of Music at the UK College of Fine Arts. The School of Music has garnered national recognition for high-caliber education in opera, choral and instrumental music performance, as well as music education, composition, and theory and music history.

cropped_ace-14-elfjrposter-1.jpgace-14-elfjrposter-1.jpg
May
 
 
 
 
 
1
Cultural Coffee Hour
Last Day of Classes
Fri
2
 
Sat
3
International Students Graduation Reception
Sun
4
Final Exams
Fuel for Finals
Massage on the Go #4
Mon
5
Final Exams
Tue
6
Final Exams
Internship Info Session
Brazilian Conversation Hour
Wed
7
Final Exams
Thu
8
Final Exams
End of 2015 Spring Semester
Fri
9
Swing Dance After You Graduate
Sat
10
 
Sun
11
 
Mon
12
Job Club: Panel of Successful Job Club Members
Tue
13
 
Wed
14
 
Thu
15
 
Fri
16
Plant and yard Sale
PharmD Open House
Sat
17
 
Sun
18
 
Mon
19
 
Tue
20
 
Wed
21
UK Appreciation Day
Thu
22
 
Fri
23
 
Sat
24
 
Sun
25
 
Mon
26
Job Club: There is an App for That…Integrating Technology into Your Personal Finances
Tue
27
Healthy Smoothie Demonstration
Wed
28
 
Thu
29
 
Fri
30
 
Sat
31
 
Sun
 
 
 
 
 
 
May 06
Internship Info Session 05/06/2015

Wed, 05/06/2015

Repeats every week until Wed May 06 2015 except Wed Mar 18 2015.
Wed, 05/06/2015

Fri, 05/08/2015

Sat, 05/09/2015

Tue, 05/12/2015

Reset Page