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Elf - The Broadway Musical Auditions

Audition Details and Requirements

Director Lee Lewis seeks performers for the December 10-29 Wilmington Drama League production of Elf, the Broadway Musical.

  • August 18 & 30, 6:30 to 9:00 pm.

  • No appointments required, but we ask that you please arrive by 8:00 pm.

  • Prepare 16 to 32 bars of a musical theater selection in the style of the show. No songs from the show please.

  • Bring sheet music clearly marked and in the desired key.

  • Callbacks will be Thursday Sept 2.

  • Any questions


Born a human but raised at the North Pole as a Christmas Elf, Buddy is eager to find his place in the world. He is a child at heart and that child-like curiosity makes him both endearing and gets him into trouble.  Gender: male  Age: 25 to 35  Vocal range top: C5  Vocal range bottom: Ab2



Buddy's girlfriend. She works at Macy's and has a bit of a cynical outlook on life and love because of the men she's dated. She is caught off guard by Buddy's genuinely big heart.

Gender: female  Age: 25 to 30  Vocal range top: D5  Vocal range bottom: G3



Buddy's workaholic father. He is a Children's book writer, but lacks any of the childlike spirit that Buddy has. He is selfish, tense, and generally angry with life. Gender: male  Age: 55 to 65 

Vocal range top: G4  Vocal range bottom: A2



Walter's wife. Though she is sweet and willing to take him in, she thinks Buddy is crazy at first. Wishes her husband would spend more time with the family.  Gender: female  Age: 40 to 50

Vocal range top: Eb5  Vocal range bottom: F3



Buddy's stepbrother who is excited to have a new friend and brother. Unlike his mother, he doesn't take much convincing to have Christmas spirit, but like his mother, he wishes his father would spend more time with the family.  Gender: male  Age: 12 to 16   Vocal range top: G5  Vocal range bottom: F3



Walter's secretary. Takes an instant liking to Buddy simply for the novelty of it. Though she aims to please and is a bit of a suck-up, she feels under appreciated.  Gender: female  Age: 25 to 55  

Vocal range top: Eb5  Vocal range bottom: D4



A heavy-set manager at Macy's. He is a good, friendly guy just trying to do his job and get by.

Gender: male  Age: 35 to 40  Vocal range top: F#4   Vocal range bottom: B2



Walter's boss. He is what Walter will become if he continues down the path he is on. A tyrannical, workaholic who cares nothing about the people around him or who work for him.

Gender: male  Age: 55 to 65


Just another workingman. Loves his job and Christmas, but also likes to kick-back and watch the game when a rare opportunity arises. A natural storyteller.  Gender: male Age: 65 to 80

Vocal range top: E4  Vocal range bottom: A2



One of Walter's right-hand men. He is desperate to keep his job, and perhaps the dumber of the two.

Gender: male  Age: 40 to 50


One of Walter's right-hand men. He is desperate to keep his job and is the schemer of the two.

Gender: male  Age: 35 to 40


Mrs. Claus, Elves, Charlie, Tiara, Mr. Narwhal, Teenager, Employees, Security Guard 1&2, Customer 1&2, Saleswoman, Store Elf 1&2, Fake Santa 1&2&3, Boy, Mother, Policeman 1&2, Sarah, Jim, Vendor, Waitress, Charlotte, Man, Woman

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