Big River -- The Tony-Winning Musical Based on Huckleberry Finn
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The last date listed for Big River was Friday October 7, 2011 / 8:00pm.
Currently at Lyric Stage Company of Boston:
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Overall, well-acted production, but the voices were not very strong - with the exception of some of the supporting characters and the rendition of "Arkansas." This musical has beautiful music and can be amazing if the voices are strong. Worth it for a night out, but I would not have been happy if I had paid full price. Great seat, Goldstar!
Music and Lyrics by Roger Miller
Book by William Hauptman
Adapted from the novel by Mark Twain
Directed by Spiro Veloudos
Music Director, Jonathan Goldberg
Choreographer, Rachel Bertone
September 2 – October 8, 2011
Join Huck and Jim on the Mississippi River in the 1840s, where Huck, escaping from his drunken father, meets up with Jim, a runaway slave. The story of their journey downstream is an American classic that captures the idyllic pleasures and unacknowledged injustices of life on the big river with humor, song, and spirit. Roger Miller, best known for his '60s country-pop hits ("King of the Road"), deftly fuses his effortlessly charming, blue grass tinged sensibility with Twain's timeless story.