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Big River
a Musical
CATEGORY : COMEDY DRAMA MUSICAL
by Roger Miller

COMPANY : Cumming Playhouse [WEBSITE]
VENUE : Cumming Playhouse [WEBSITE]
ID# 4043

SHOWING : July 07, 2011 - July 31, 2011

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PRODUCTION DESCRIPTION

Twain's timeless classic sweeps us down the mighty Mississippi as the irrepressible Huck Finn helps his friend Jim, a slave, escape to freedom at the mouth of the Ohio River. Their adventures along the way are hilarious, suspenseful and heartwarming, bringing to life your favorite characters from the novel-the Widow Douglas and her stern sister, Miss Watson; the uproarious King and Duke, who may or may not be as harmless as they seem; Huck's partner in crime, Tom Sawyer, and their rowdy gang of pals; Huck's drunken father, the sinister Pap Finn; the lovely Mary Jane Wilkes and her trusting family. Propelled by an award winning score from Roger Miller, the king of country music, this jaunty journey provides a brilliantly theatrical celebration of pure Americana.


CAST & CREW LIST
Director Colleen Quigley Green
Music-Director Leigh Ann McIlvain
Assistant-Director Heatherly Nelson
Stage Manager Clair Fox
Ensemble Susan Ahern
Susan Wilkes Alexandria Bagwell
Simon Kyle Byrde
Mary Jane Jamie Certusi
Jim Jarius Cliett
Ensemble Mary Shannon Corn
Dick Pete Farley
Ensemble BreeAnne Farr
Young Fool/Ben Rogers Aaron Gonzalez
Alice Jeneen Hammond
The Duke Gary Heffelfinger
Ensemble Annie Krietz
Judge Thatcher Doug Krietz
Strange Woman Jen Rager Newkirk
Huckleberry Finn Sean Newman
Joanna Wilkes Taylor Priday
The King Andrew Snider
Pap Finn/Sheriff Bell Todd Strickland
Miss Watson Karen Walsh
Mark Twain Mike Warlick
Widow Douglas Jeanie Whitworth
Silas Phelps Hal Williams
Jo Harper Connor Wood
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