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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Playwright Victoria Stewart was inspired by two very different figures -- CNBC personality Suze Orman and Victorian novelist Henry James -- when writing her latest, most probing play, Rich Girl. For despite their differences, both Orman and James share an obsession with money and Rich Girl explores that peculiarly American fascination with startling sensitivity and imagination. When the sheltered Claudine meets the penniless Henry, the two fall helplessly in love. But for Claudine's mother, a tough-talking celebrity finance guru, this happiest of happy coincidences is a cause for suspicion and worry. Inspired by the classic play and film The Heiress, this clever new comedy examines women and their relationships with men, mothers and moolah -- if not in exactly that order. Courtney O'Connor directs the show at the Lyric Stage Company of Boston. Learn More
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The play was outstanding. I was pleasantly surprised and moved. I found myself in tears and soul touched with the slave songs. Incredible voices and acting. I highly recommend this play to parents of high schoolers since they read Huck Finn. My teens were visually enlightened to the America's crime of slavery. It will stay with them throughout their lives. Thank you.
_*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. *_