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"Elf" comes to the Performing Arts Center
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Brady Holbrook will play the part of Buddy the Elf during next weeks musical at the Performing Arts Center. - photo by For the Dawson County News

The Tiger Den Players of Dawson County High School are ready to get the community into the holiday spirit.

The group has been rehearsing and preparing for their rendition of "Elf, the Musical JR."

"It is going well and it will be fun for the whole family," said Mallory Nonnemaker, drama teacher.

The musical is based on the New Line Cinema movie, "Elf JR" and features songs from Tony Award nominees Matthew Sklar and Chad Beguelin as well as a book by Tony Award winners Thomas Meehan and Bob Martin.

Alexis Bagley will play the part of Jovie and Brady Holbrook will become the iconic elf, Buddy.

Buddy is a young orphan who accidently crawls into Santa's bag while he is visiting the orphanage one Christmas. Buddy is raised as an elf, unaware that he is actually a human.

Buddy's enormous size eventually makes him face the fact that he isn't who he thought he was and with Santa's blessing he travels to New York City to find his father.

When Buddy finds out his father is on the naughty list and his step-brother doesn't believe, he decides to help his new family find the meaning of Christmas.

The show will be at 7 p.m. on  Dec. 1-3 and at 3 p.m. on Dec. 4 at the Performing Arts Center on the DCHS campus. 

Guests are asked to wear a tacky Christmas sweater or bring canned food or peanut butter to get $2 off the price of tickets. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for students.

Tickets can be purchased online with no discounts at