Photo Call: See Ben Fankhauser and Phillip Boykin Sail the Muddy Water of Music Circus Big River

News   Photo Call: See Ben Fankhauser and Phillip Boykin Sail the Muddy Water of Music Circus Big River Newsies' Ben Fankhauser and On The Town's Phillip Boykin star in the Music Circus production of Big River, based on Mark Twain's "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn". The production opened on June 23 for a run through June 28.

Joining Fankhauser and Boykin, who play Huck and Jim respectively, in the cast are William Parry, Jeff Skowron, Jennifer Leigh Warren, Doug Carfrae, Chanel Edwards Frederick, Danielle Hansen, Rich Hebert, Lizzie Klemperer, James Michael Lambert, Michael McGurk, Ivory McKay, Mary Jo Mecca, Dennis O'Bannion, Andy Richardson, Angelina Sark, Shannon Stoeke, Sam Tanabe and Omari Tau.

The production is directed by resident director of the Lucille Lortel Awards, Michael Heitzman with choreography by AC Ciulla and music direction by Andrew Bryan.

According to press notes, ". In Big River, a Tony Award-winning adventure that’s both poignant and humorous, Huck and Jim take to the mighty Mississippi on a journey of hope and self-discovery. Playing for the first time at Music Circus in 20 years, the musical includes the songs “Muddy Water” and “Waitin’ for the Light to Shine.”"

Here's a look at the production:


   

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