Big River: The Tony-Winning Musical Based on Huckleberry Finn
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The last date listed for Big River was Sunday December 30, 2012 / 7:00pm.
Currently at Lucie Stern Theatre:
- Full Price:
- $59.00 - $69.00
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It's uncomfortable to watch a musical about Huck Finn, but TheaterWorks does this in a great way. Standouts are the voices behind Huck and Jim. Especially when the actor playing Jim sang, we could feel the emotion and beauty in his voice. I took my mom and she loved it, wishing it didn't end.
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.
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