By Adam Hetrick
28 Nov 2012
|Photo by Tracy Martin|
TheatreWorks founding artistic director Robert Kelley stages the production that officially opens Dec. 1 for a run through Dec. 30 at the Lucie Stern Theatre. It has musical direction by William Liberatore.
Goley portrays Huck Finn, with Iglehart (Memphis, Aladdin) as Jim. The cast also features Scott Reardon as Tom Sawyer, Lucinda Hitchcock Cone as Widow Douglas and Alison Ewing (Cabaret, Mamma Mia!) as Miss Watson.
Big River has scenic design by Joe Ragey, costume design by B Modern, lighting design by Pamila Z. Gray and sound design by Jeff Mockus.
According to TheatreWorks, "Hilarious and heartwarming, Mark Twain's story 'The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn' comes alive in this enchanting musical adaptation. In this joyously tuneful journey, runaways Huck and Jim sweep down the mighty Mississippi, discovering a friendship that defies convention and defines the American dream... This uproarious tale chronicles our heritage in a buoyant and unforgettable journey."
For tickets phone (650) 463-1960 or visit TheatreWorks.