The concert featured Daniel Jenkins, who earned a Tony nomination for his performance as Huck in the original 1985 production and later played Mark Twain/Voice of Huck in the 2003 Deaf West staging, and Michael McElroy, who earned a Tony nomination for his performance as Jim in the 2003 production. They were joined by Tony nominee Marin Mazzie (Ragtime, Bullets Over Broadway), who stepped into the role of Mary Jane Wilkes during the production's original run.
"Oh Muddy Water!" Daniel Jenkins, Michael McElroy, Marin Mazzie and Jennifer Leigh Warren Lead Big River Reunion Concert
The evening also featured Jennifer Leigh Warren, who recreated her performance of "How Blest We Are," as well as Jelani Alladin, Scott Coulter, Daryl Glenn, Tara Halpern, Karen Mack, Rob Maitner, Nicole Prothro, Lille Ricciardi, Michael Ruocco, Christina Sajous, Melanie Vaughan, Lennie Watts and Garrett Zuercher.
The 7 PM and 9:30 PM concerts were directed by Phil Geoffrey Bond and featured music direction by Mark Hartman and The Muddy Water Quartet.