Bunny the Elf LIVE!

christi pedigo · Ages 10+ · United States of America

family friendly one person show world premiere
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SCOTT KEISTER certified reviewer July 04, 2019
tagged as: comedy · coming of age · christmas · elf · toys · santa · female · playwright
A very thoughtful and witty show. Great performance by Christi Pedigo as Bunny the Elf, the former Musical Theater Auditioner who finds her true calling through her work as a Christmas elf in a toy store. Bunny is ditzy but utterly sincere and endearing. Her behind the scenes stories of the business of elfing, and the various bad behaviors of both parents and children are hilarious. Bunny suffers the stings, but rises every time. Bunny is a late-20s young woman who still believes in Santa, and everything reminds of her of a musical theater song, which she immediately belts out, poorly. The story of Bunny eventually coming to grips with the real world and finding her place in life is the underlying arc of the piece that gives it heart and sou... full review
JIM HANNA certified reviewer June 19, 2019
If you had the great pleasure of meeting Christi at any of the pre-Fringe social events, you already have a good idea of what to expect: endless good cheer, positivity and joy. I've had run ins with the dark stuff at a few shows this year and this show was like a blast of peppermint-scented air through my musty, gloom-addled brain. Beyond just good will, Christi brings sharp writing, staging and characterization. Bunny is relentlessly upbeat, but Christi layers in just enough poignancy and self-doubt to make her a far more varied and interesting character than I first imagined. Very well done and a refreshing change of pace at this Summer's Fringe.... full review
LAWRIE CHIARO SMYLIE certified reviewer June 10, 2019
tagged as: funny · Upbeat · poignant
A very funny peek into the trials and tribulations of a naive toy store elf during the holiday season. ... full review
MATT RITCHEY certified reviewer June 24, 2019
tagged as: super cute · inspiring
Bunny is simply adorable. And so is Christi Pedigo. A heartwarming, all-to-painfully-relatable story about life in the entertainment business and making your rent. Christmas in June is always a good thing and Bunny takes a woeful tale of trying to scratch by as an entertainer and turns it into an inspiring warm fuzzy holiday in your heart.... full review
LISA K. WYATT certified reviewer June 24, 2019
tagged as: holiday · daffy · Big-hearted · funny · sweet
In Bunny the Elf, Christi Pedigo has created a daffy, delightful, and fundamentally decent and kind character. Unless you hate fun and joy, get to this show. You won't be sorry. ... full review
AARON EBERHARDT certified reviewer June 25, 2019
This show is a delightful celebration of the enduring power of optimism, a positive attitude, and holiday spirit! Such an uplifting, must-see show when we are constantly surrounded by negativity in the media. Christi is a phenomenal performer and writer. ... full review
MIRIAM RANDOLPH certified reviewer June 30, 2019
tagged as: cheerful
a feel good show! super honest and charming and it teaches you to always look on the bright side of life ... full review
STACY DYMALSKI certified reviewer July 01, 2019
tagged as: whimsical · christmas · inspirational
A delightful story that shares the experience of a hopeful musical theatre actor doing what she can to make ends meet. It's a journey any artist can relate to, no matter where their creativity falls. Christi Pedigo is an effervescent breath of fresh onstage as Bunny the Elf. ... full review
MATT MORILLO certified reviewer July 01, 2019
Super fun hour that surprises you with its hear at the end, courtesy of a gifted performer and storyteller. ... full review
MARLA BLACK certified reviewer July 02, 2019
Spoiler Alert: This Elfin Rocks! A fun and delightfully sweet Christmas romp. Christi is charming and funny and her shoes alone are not to be missed. Wonderful Christmas fun for the whole family!... full review