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BIG RIVER Up Next For Broadway On The Brazos At Granbury Opera House Photo BIG RIVER Up Next For Broadway On The Brazos At Granbury Opera House
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 3, 2020

Granbury Theatre Company will continue its 2020 Broadway on the Brazos season with Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn on April 3-26, 2020, at the historic Granbury Opera House in Downtown Granbury.

BWW Review: BIG RIVER at Rubicon Theatre Company Photo BWW Review: BIG RIVER at Rubicon Theatre Company
by Cary Ginell - Nov 1, 2019

An innovative immersive production, in which orchestra musicians step on stage to perform with the cast and an in-the-round configuration, highlights Rubicon Theatre Company's evocative, atmospheric production of 'Big River.' With a score by country music's Roger Miller, 'Big River' won 7 Tonys in 1985. The cast features Broadway veterans Josey Montana McCoy, David Aron Damane, and, in a special appearance, Renn Woods as Alice.

Full Cast Announced For BIG At Dominion Theatre Photo Full Cast Announced For BIG At Dominion Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Jun 27, 2019

Joining the previously announced Jay McGuiness, Wendi Peters, Kimberley Walsh and Matthew Kelly as Josh Baskin, Mrs Baskin, Susan Lawrence and George MacMillan respectively in BIG The Musical, will be Lori Haley Fox as Mrs KopeckiMiss Watson and Edward Handoll as Paul Seymour, with Harrison Dadswell, Jamie O'Connor and Jake Simon sharing the role of Young Josh and Jobe Hart, Austen Phelan and Theo Wilkinson sharing the role of Billy.

BWW Review: BIG RIVER Delights at PALM CANYON THEATRE Photo BWW Review: BIG RIVER Delights at PALM CANYON THEATRE
by Stan Jenson - May 13, 2019

Palm Canyon Theatre is taking an exuberant romp on the Mississippi in their current musical, Big River. The 1985 Broadway hit, with songs by Roger ("King of the Road") Miller, is a stage adaptation of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. In the capable hands of director Se Layne, it shows energy, style, and a fair bit of heart.

BIG RIVER Opens At Hale Centre Theatre Photo BIG RIVER Opens At Hale Centre Theatre
by Julie Musbach - Mar 27, 2019

Opening for it's first time at the Hale Centre Theatre in Gilbert is the acclaimed Broadway musical Big River! Playing April 4th, 2019 through May 11th, 2019. Directed by Tim Dietlein, Choreographed by Cambrian James, with Musical Direction by Elizabeth Spencer. Big River is a musical adventure with book by William Hauptman and music and lyrics by Roger Miller - Yes that Roger Miller. Based on Mark Twain's classic 1884 novel, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, it features country and bluegrass music styles to keep with the rustic and adventurous setting of the novel.

Photo Flash: MARK TWAIN AND FRIENDS: A RIVER JOURNEY Opens This Weekend At Parson's N Photo Photo Flash: MARK TWAIN AND FRIENDS: A RIVER JOURNEY Opens This Weekend At Parson's Nose
by Julie Musbach - Oct 16, 2018

Parson's Nose Theater (PNT), the acclaimed, Los Angeles' professional, classical comedy theater company, kicks off their 2018-19 season this weekend with "Mark Twain and Friends: A River Journey. This is an original play by Los Angeles playwright and actor, Greg White. The production is partly sponsored by the City of Pasadena Cultural Affairs Department. It begins the second season in their new home in Pasadena.

Parson's Nose Presents MARK TWAIN AND FRIENDS: A RIVER JOURNEY Photo Parson's Nose Presents MARK TWAIN AND FRIENDS: A RIVER JOURNEY
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 26, 2018

Parson's Nose Theater (PNT), the acclaimed, Los Angeles' professional, classical comedy theater company, kicks off their 2018-19 season with "Mark Twain and Friends: A River Journey. This is an original play by Los Angeles playwright and actor, Greg White. The production is partly sponsored by the City of Pasadena Cultural Affairs Department. It begins the second season in their new home, an intimate, historic chapel designed by esteemed Pasadena architects Marston and Van Pelt in 1911.

Photo Flash: BIG RIVER Continues This Weekend At The Sauk Photo Photo Flash: BIG RIVER Continues This Weekend At The Sauk
by Julie Musbach - Aug 15, 2018

The Tony Award-winning musical 'Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn' continues this weekend at The Sauk in Jonesville. 

Photo Flash: BIG RIVER: THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN Comes to The Sauk Photo Photo Flash: BIG RIVER: THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN Comes to The Sauk
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 10, 2018

The Tony Award-winning BIG RIVER: THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN comes to The Sauk, in Jonesville, for eight performances, August 9-19.

Sauk To Present Tony-Winning BIG RIVER Photo Sauk To Present Tony-Winning BIG RIVER
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2018

The Tony Award-winning BIG RIVER: THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN comes to The Sauk, in Jonesville, for eight performances, August 9-19. Though trying to stay 'respectable,' Huckleberry Finn runs into trouble when his father, Pap, returns to town. Huck is forced to fake his own death to escape and joins up with another on the run - Jim, a slave in the search for freedom. As they head down the river, they get sucked into scams involving two 'aristocrats,' one of which lands Jim in chains once again. Can Huck, with his best friend Tom Sawyer, join together to free him?

Sauk To Present Tony-Winning BIG RIVER Photo Sauk To Present Tony-Winning BIG RIVER
by Julie Musbach - Aug 7, 2018

The Tony Award-winning BIG RIVER: THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN comes to The Sauk, in Jonesville, for eight performances, August 9-19. Though trying to stay 'respectable,' Huckleberry Finn runs into trouble when his father, Pap, returns to town. Huck is forced to fake his own death to escape and joins up with another on the run - Jim, a slave in the search for freedom. As they head down the river, they get sucked into scams involving two 'aristocrats,' one of which lands Jim in chains once again. Can Huck, with his best friend Tom Sawyer, join together to free him?

Sauk Announces Cast For BIG RIVER Photo Sauk Announces Cast For BIG RIVER
by Julie Musbach - Jul 12, 2018

'Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,' the Tony Award-winning best musical comes to The Sauk, Hillsdale County's community theatre, with a cast of veterans and newcomers for eight performances, August 9-19.

Photo Flash: BIG RIVER Rolls Into SCERA Shell Outdoor Theatre Photo Photo Flash: BIG RIVER Rolls Into SCERA Shell Outdoor Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 21, 2018

Zack Elzey might be playing Huckleberry Finn and Jonathan Gustavson might be portraying runaway slave Jim, but the biggest star of the SCERA Shell Outdoor Theatre's upcoming musical might just be a river.

Hayes Theatre Co Presents BIG RIVER Photo Hayes Theatre Co Presents BIG RIVER
by Stephi Wild - Mar 13, 2018

Neglected Musicals in association with Hayes Theatre Co will present BIG RIVER at Hayes Theatre Co from Wednesday 18 April for six presentations only. Directed by Ellen Simpson, this musical is based on Mark Twain's classic 1884 novel, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, the musical features music in the bluegrass and country styles in keeping with the setting of the novel.

Starry GUYS AND DOLLS Begins Tonight at Milwaukee Rep Photo Starry GUYS AND DOLLS Begins Tonight at Milwaukee Rep
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Milwaukee Repertory Theater presents the Tony Award-winning musical Guys and Dolls in the Quadracci Powerhouse tonight, September 19, through October 29.

Photo Flash: BIG RIVER: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Opens at Theatre at the Ce Photo Photo Flash: BIG RIVER: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Opens at Theatre at the Center
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 18, 2017

Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn opened to a packed house at Theatre at the Center on Sunday night. Audience members leapt to their feet at the end of the performance of the now Jeff-Recommended production. Actors James Romney in the role of Huck and Jonathan Butler-Duplessis in the role of Jim lead the cast in the musical that continues through October 15.

BIG RIVER: THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN Floating to Theatre at the Center This  Photo BIG RIVER: THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN Floating to Theatre at the Center This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

Actors James Romney in the role of Huck and Jonathan Butler-Duplessis in the role of Jim lead the cast of Theatre at the Center's Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. The musical begins previews Sept. 14 with opening night on September 17 for a run that continues through Oct. 15.  

Nicholas Rodriguez and More to Star in GUYS AND DOLLS at Milwaukee Rep; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

Milwaukee Repertory Theater announced casting for the Tony Award-winning musical Guys and Dolls in the Quadracci Powerhouse this September 19 - October 29. 

VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsal for Unquowa Repertory Theatre's BIG RIVER, Opening Tomorrow!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

American singer-songwriter and the winner of NBC TV's first season of The Voice, Javier Colon, will star in Unquowa Repertory Theatre's inaugural production of Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Big River in concert, led by theatre veterans Kirby and Beverly Ward, will hit Fairfield Theatre Company's StageOne for a limited run of four performances, June 15-17, 2017. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal in the videos below!

THE VOICE's Javier Colon to Star in Unquowa Repertory Theatre's Inaugural Production BIG RIVER
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

American singer-songwriter and the winner of NBC TV's first season of The Voice, Javier Colon, will star in Unquowa Repertory Theatre's inaugural production of Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Big River in concert, led by theatre veterans Kirby and Beverly Ward, will hit Fairfield Theatre Company's StageOne for a limited run of four performances, June 15-17, 2017.

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