Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of SHOWTIME WITH SHAKESPEARE: A MAGIC TREE HOUSE ADVENTURE at Orlando Shakes
Jack and Annie return to Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF (Orlando Shakes) this fall for the world premiere of Showtime with Shakespeare: A Magic Tree House Adventure, running from October 19 - November 17, 2017 in the Margeson Theater. With book and lyrics by Jenny Laird and Will Osborne and music and additional lyrics by Randy Courts, Orlando Shakes' newest children's musical is based on the book Stage Fright on a Summer Night by The New York Times bestselling author Mary Pope Osborne. Get a sneak peek at the cast in character below!
Presented with theater in-the-round seating, Showtime with Shakespeare: A Magic Tree House Adventure sends Jack and Annie back to Elizabethan England to help the Bard himself. In this brand-new musical, Jack and Annie meet William Shakespeare-one of the greatest writers of all time. But Mr. Shakespeare is having a hard time with some of the actors in his latest show. Are Jack and Annie ready to make a big entrance? Or will it be curtains for Shakespeare? Don't miss Jack and Annie in the world premiere of their third musical adventure at Orlando Shakes!
Showtime with Shakespeare: A Magic Tree House Adventure features Austin Larkin as Jack, Alexis Harter as Annie, Tyler Tanner as Will, Helena Whittaker as Morgan/Ensemble, Joshua Parrott as Ensemble, Terrance Campbell as Ensemble, Isiah Columbus as Lysander/Ensemble, and Junior Nyong'o as Titania/Ensemble.
The Orlando Shakes artistic team includes Director and Musical Director Steve Mackinnon, Choreographer Spencer Morrow, Scenic Designer VAndy Wood, Lighting Designer Alyx Jacobs, Costume Designer Kristina Tollefson, Costume Assistant Rosibel Hernandez, and Sound Designer Britt Sandusky.
Tickets ($9 - $20) can be purchased by calling (407) 447-1700 ext. 1, online at www.orlandoshakes.org, or in person at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 E. Rollins St.).
Photo Credit: Luke Evans
Alexis Harter as Annie
Austin Larkin as Jack
Tyler Tanner as Will