PEORIA, Ill. — “Elf on a Shelf” is coming to the River City this holiday season.
For the first time, the Scout Elves will take center stage in a new live musical debuting this holiday season. “The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Musical” is set for 7 p.m. Dec. 22 at the Peoria Civic Center.
The holiday musical tells the story of a Scout Elf who must help his new, human family overcome a personal loss and remember the importance of Christmas cheer.
The original stage production was developed by Sara Wordsworth, who worked on Disney Cruise Line’s “Frozen,” “Beauty and the Beast” and “Aladdin” productions and director Sam Scalamoni, who worked on “Elf the Musical” and “Beauty and the Beast.”
Tickets start at $29.95 and go on sale 10 a.m. Thursday at Ticketmaster.com or at the Toyota Box Office.