Ohlweiler To Star In Local Production Of “Elf The Musical”


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Kevin Ohlweiler, a 2010 graduate of Verona High School, will star as Buddy in the Gas Lamp Players‘ production of “Elf The Musical” in Glen Ridge on December 9 to 11.

Based on the 2003 New Line Cinema hit, “Elf” features songs by Tony Award nominees Matthew Sklar (The Wedding Singer) and Chad Beguelin (Disney’s Aladdin on Broadway), with a book by Tony Award winners, Thomas Meehan (Annie, The Producers, Hairspray) and Bob Martin (The Drowsy Chaperone).

There will be four performances of “Elf” at Ridgewood Avenue School Theater in Glen Ridge. Performances are Friday, December 9 at 8 p.m., Saturday December 10 at 2 and 8 p.m., and Sunday, December 11 at 2 p.m. Tickets range from $15 to $25 and are available at the door or

Ohlweiler was very active in student theater at VHS and has continued to perform with a wide variety of local theater companies since graduation. He played The Executioner in Christopher Durang’s “The Actor’s Nightmare” at Studio Playhouse earlier this year.

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