Big River

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Music and Lyrics by Roger Miller

Book by William Hauptman

Adapted from the novel by Mark Twain

BIG RIVER had six presentations at Hayes Theatre Co from 18 – 21 April 2018

Directed by Ellen Simpson
Musical Director Luke Byrne
Choreographer Leslie Bell
Design Elements Ella Butler
Production Assistant Cara Woods
Producer Michelle Guthrie

BIG RIVER is a musical based on Mark Twain‘s classic 1884 novel, Adventures of Huckleberry Finnthe musicafeatures music in the bluegrass and country styles in keeping with the setting of the novel. The 1985 Broadway production ran for more than 1,000 performances and it remained one of the few very successful American musicals in the mid-1980s.

Cameron Daddo as PAP and others
Rodney Dobson as King and Others
Zoe Goetz as Widow Douglas and others
Mark Hill as Tom Sawyer and others
Rob Johnson as Young Fool, Ben, Andy, Harvey and many many others
Keegan Joyce as Huck Finn
Amy Lehpamer as Mary Jane
Chidi Mbakwe as Alice
Madison McKoy as Jim
Brittanie Shipway Miss Watson, Susan and Sally
Timothy Springs as Slave
Chemon Theys as Alice’s Daughter
Aaron Tsindos as Duke and others