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62 Star Starred
Contra Costa Civic Theatre
951 Pomona Avenue El Cerrito, CA 94530
510-524-9012
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4.5 / 5 Rated by 24 members
Review from Rebecca Thvedt
15 events 9 reviews

A fun show, very well done with strong performances by all. The choreography was super. LaMont Ridgell portrayed Jim beautifully, and the two shyster actors, played by Danny Cozart and Joel Roster were hilarious.

reviewed Feb 19 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Rebecca Starr
16 events 8 reviews

This production is delightful. I am a Best of Broadway season ticket holder for 20 years and am always happy to see small theatre that is as good or better than the expensive seats. This is one of those you get more than you paid for kind of deals...continued

reviewed Feb 20 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Wendy
15 events 2 reviews

Loved the show. The music was fantastic (a live bluegrass band was behind the stage!) and some of the duets with Huck and Jim were heartbreakingly beautiful. Such a big cast for a small theater! My daughters (ages 9 and 11) enjoyed it too,...continued

reviewed Feb 18 2011 report as inappropriate
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Description

Music & Lyrics by Roger Miller

Book by William Hauptman

Adapted from the novel by Mark Twain

Directed by Derrick Silva

The irrepressible Huck Finn helps his friend Jim, a slave, escape to freedom at the mouth of the Ohio River. Their hilarious, heartwarming adventures bring to life the novel’s colorful characters in a brilliant celebration of pure Americana. With a jubilant score of Cajun, country, gospel and blues, Big River is a rousing, high-spirited show that sets your hands clapping, your feet stomping and your heart soaring!

Winner of seven Tony Awards including Best Musical, Score and Book, this is one the whole family will enjoy!

<em>Eclipsed</em> <em>Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin</em> Yoshi's Oakland Balé Folclórico da Bahia <em>Betroffenheit</em> <em>Cirque du Soleil: LUZIA</em>