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Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of WINNIE THE POOH!

This fresh stage adaptation is told with stunning life-size puppetry through the eyes of the characters we all know and love.

By: Nov. 05, 2021
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Last night, November 4, at the Hundred Acre Theatre, Disney's Winnie the Pooh, the new musical stage adaption officially celebrated its opening. As part of the celebration opening night guests, each received Wildflower Honey jars courtesy of Zach & Zoë Sweet Bee Farm and a complimentary beverage card from Honeybrains. Both businesses are part of the show's Great Hunny Hunt event to celebrate the launch of the show.

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The show features the Sherman Brothers' classic Grammy Award-winning music with additional songs by A.A. Milne. In a new story from the Hundred Acre Wood, this fresh stage adaptation is told with stunning life-size puppetry through the eyes of the characters we all know and love.

The cast and creative team includes Jake Bazel (TV: "Sesame Street", Off-Broadway: Paddington Gets in a Jam ) as Pooh, Chris Palmieri (TV: Emmy nominated "Snug's House") as Tigger, Kirsty Moon (Rockefeller Productions' The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show, Paddington Gets in a Jam) and Kristina Dizon (National Tour: Sesame Street) alternating the roles of Piglet/Roo and Kanga, Emmanuel Elpenord (Rockefeller Productions' The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show) as Eeyore, Rabbit & Owl, Kaydn Kuioka, Max Lamberg and Cooper Lantz share the role of Christopher Robin and Sebastiano Ricci is the understudy. The creative team includes Jamie Roderick (Lighting Design), Lindsay McWilliams (Costume Designer), Nate Edmondson (Original Music and Orchestrations) Matthew Lish (Lead Puppet Builder), David Goldstein (Set Designer) and Hannah Delmore (Production Stage Manager).

Winnie the Pooh: The New Musical Adaptation is developed and presented by renowned family entertainment creator Jonathan Rockefeller (whose spectacular puppetry is omnipresent in the acclaimed productions of The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show and Paddington Gets in a Jam).

Photo credit: Jeremy Daniel

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Chris Palmieri, Jonathan Rockefeller, and Jake Bazel

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Kristina Dizon

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Kirsty Moon

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Jake Bazel

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Emmanuel Elpenor

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Cooper Lantz, Kaydn Kuioka, and Max Lamberg

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