November 7, 2019


Contact: Barbara Simpson
Cultural Arts and Special Events

Prattville’s Way Off Broadway Theatre is excited to announce its production of Elf—The Musicalwhich will open December 5 to a sold out crowd and run through December 15, 2019.  

This fun, family production will be directed by Pamela Trammell and is based on the New Line Cinema film, Elf, written by David Berenbaum.  

Ms. Trammell has chosen a very talented group of actors for this play, with Caleb McQueen playing the lead role of Buddy the Elf.  Jason Forcey and Tammy Fine will play Santa and Mrs. Claus. Others in the cast include Alex Simpler, Cate Barlow, Libbie Craft, Avery Jones, Shauna Hunter, Amela Turner, Pratt Weedon, Jane Forcey, Ella Forcey, Violet Forcey, Kamryn Cord, Griffin Isbell, Bryleigh Ledbetter, Gavin Mead, as Elves, with Noah Whaley as Charlie and Jocelyn Ziglar as Shawanda.  The Hobbs family will be played by Will Skelton as Walter Hobbs, Jeanice Harrison as Emily Hobbs (Catherine Barlow understudy), and Reese Lemaster as Michael Hobbs. M.E. Grace Shuemake will join in as Jovie, Joseph McDonald as Sam, Kameryn Ballard as Deb, Tanner Parrish as the Manager, Maggie Kervin as Macy’s Saleswoman (understudy Gabby Bonebrake), Amelia Robbins as Charlotte Dennon (understudy Abigail Bonebrake), Jason Forecey as the Security Guard, Jocelyn Ziglar as Jenn, Patrick McDonald as Macy’s Santa. Helpers for Macy’s Santa will be played by Addie Barnes, Katelyn DeKruyff, Ava Mead, Jenna Forcey, and Addison Taylor.  Other members of the cast are Abigail Bonebrake as the Policewoman, Jason Forcey as the Policeman, Brian DeKruyff as Mr. Greenway, Joyce Carson and Mackenzie as Chadwick and Matthews, Joyce Carlson as Emma Van Brocklin, Pratt Weedon as the boy with rage issues and Emily Pearson as his mother, Abigail Bonebrake, Emily Pearson, Addie Barnes, Maggie Kervin, Gabby Bonebrake and Noah Whaley as the office staff.  Other ensemble players are Will Craft, Edith Tulibagenyi, Mary Virginia Penton, and Leila Harrison.  

Elf—The Musicalis based on the book by Thomas Meehan and Bob Martin, with music by Matthew Sklar, lyrics by Chad Beguelin, and on the New Line Cinema film written by Dave Berenbaum.  It is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI) and all authorized performance materials are supplied by MTI at

All dates for this production are sold out.  For more information, contact the Cultural Arts and Special Events office at 334-595-0850 or visit