AN UNFORGETTABLE MUSICAL ADVENTURE
Music and Lyrics by Roger Miller
Book by William Hauptman
Adapted from the novel by Mark Twain
Lucie Stern Theatre
November 28—December 30, 2012
Directed by Robert Kelley
Starring TheatreWorks’ own James Monroe Iglehart, direct from Broadway’s MEMPHIS!
Tony Award Best Musical
Hilarious and heartwarming, Mark Twain's classic Huckleberry Finn sweeps down the mighty Mississippi, where runaways Huck and Jim discover a friendship that defies convention and defines the American dream. Propelled by an infectious, award-winning score and a dazzling array of unforgettable characters, their uproarious adventures chronicle the best and worst of our heritage in a joyously theatrical journey sure to delight the entire family.
“A classic American musical with the most fetching score of the decade.” TIME magazine
"BIG-HEARTED. Captures Mark Twain's whimsy and charm with honeyed vocals and lively performances."
The Mercury News
"Big River SOARS. Very funny and moving."
San Francisco Chronicle
"A satisfying holiday confection. FABULOUS acting and singing from a SUPERB ensemble. Earnest of heart."
Palo Alto Weekly
“Toe-tapping score. A ROUSING ride. Boisterously infectious.”
"A delightful and memorable show. IMPRESSIVE work. Thank you, Robert Kelley and TheatreWorks, for the lovely gift."
Triviana Arts & Entertainment