Critic Reviews

“elaborately tricked out and exuberantly performed” Hedy Weiss, Chicago Sun-Times

spectacular seasonal entertainment” Chris Jones, Chicago Tribune

Yuletide treat for the whole family” Dean Richards, WGN TV & Radio

“This is a top-notch production of a musical” Alan Bresloff, Around the Town Chicago

“‘Elf’ delivers a Santa-size load of holiday entertainment 3.5/4 stars Scott C. Morgan, Daily Herald

“the Paramount Theatre’s staging of the musical version of the movie is just as delightful – if not more so.” Elizabeth Diffin, Chicago Parent

“this show is sheer entertainment from start to finish” Dramagirl, Chicago on Stage

“a joyful production that leaves audience members full of good cheer” Eric Schelkopf, Kane County Chronicle

“the perfect family holiday entertainment” Colin Douglas, Chicago Theatre Review

worth the drive” Kiera Allen, Kankakee Daily Journal

first-rate production oozing Yuletide joy” Barry Reszel, Chicagoland Musical Theatre

“most definitely a feel-good holiday musical for the whole family” Downtown Auroran

“A holiday MUST SEE for your family!” Danielle Tufano, 95.9 The River

“a wonderful holiday show” Jennifer Evers, Me, Myself and Jen

“I’ve never seen anything like that on stage.” Annie Tandy, My Kidlist

Patron Reviews

Awesome job by all! Highly entertaining!” -Pamela K., Facebook

Excellent as usual! Never disappointed!” –Patron, Survey

“There are not enough stars to adequately describe Elf. We had 10 family members there from 4 to 65. Everyone loved Elf. It was a great theater experience!-Matthew H., Facebook

“Unlimited energy and color — brilliant. Love it.” –Patron, Survey

“We are season ticket holders from the beginning of the broadway series and these shows just get better and better. So glad we continue to renew our tickets. The whole family looks forward to each and every show.” -Kerrie L., Facebook

Fantastic! From start to finish, spectacular show! Our whole group truly enjoyed it!” –Patron, Survey

“It was such a great show, I cried tears of joy! I’m truly touched by this show!” –Patron at performance

Wonderful show, puts you in the holiday mood!” -Joan W., Facebook

“It was such a great show, I cried tears of joy! I’m truly touched by this show!” –Patron at performance

Such a fun show – loved every minute of this winter wonderland! Buddy – keep on spreading the cheer! <3” -Peggy B., Facebook

“This is one of my favorite performances in the past 3 years. I enjoyed everything, from the sets to the acting to the dancing all the way to the singing.” –Patron, Survey

“Totally amazing show!” -Sharon M., Facebook

“paramount does it again-Gayle K., Facebook

“There were 10 in our family from 4 to 65. Everybody loved the performance.” –Patron, Survey

“Kyle Adams was stupendous. I think this guy is a major talent who could head to the top! The show was very good, too. Love the Paramount!” -Rick M., Facebook

“Such a fun cast and show! Definitely kick-started our Christmas season with the right frame of heart!” -Tracy B., Facebook

“Great theater, awesome staff, wonderful show…definitely going back!” -Jameson B., Facebook

“Very funny with an excellent cast! Beautiful set and costumes.” -Laura D., Facebook

So Good!!!!! Make sure you see it!” -Deanna P., Facebook