Huckleberry Finn's Big River

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With the support of over 100 consensus organizers (individuals and organizations serving the black community), this revision of Broadway’s Tony-Winning Musical will lift your spirit.  The small-cast hour-long version of Mark Twain’s polarizing novel removes offensive language and expands the role of Jim, now the same age as Huck.  Twain’s classic sweeps us down the mighty Mississippi as the irrepressible Huck Finn helps his friend Jim, an enslaved teen, escape to freedom from enslavement. This tale of friendship against all odds is recreated for young audiences as two best friends demonstrate the power children have to change the world.

Presented by Adventure Theatre MTC

Show Type
Musical
Children's Theater
Running Time
60 minutes
(0 Intermissions)
Appropriate For All Ages Price Ranges
$20 - $20

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Box Office Phone: 301-634-2270

Schedule Open/Close Dates: 02/08/2019 - 03/03/2019
Sunday 11:00am02:00pm-
Monday ---
Tuesday 10:30am--
Wednesday 10:30am--
Thursday 10:30am--
Friday 10:30am--
Saturday 11:00am02:00pm04:30pm
Important Dates

Special Performances

  • 02/23/2019 - 4:30pm ASL/Sensory Friendly

Sign-interpreted

  • 02/23/2019 - 4:30pm
Cast
Performer Role
Jonah Schwartz Huckleberry Finn
Max Gerecht Huckleberry Finn
Madisyn Brown Alice
Alexa Givens Alice
Anna Maria C Shockey Mary Jane
Ella Coulson Mary Jane
Zach Roman Jim
Nathan Hasani Jim
Calvin Malone Judge Thatcher/Sheriff
Matthew Schleigh Duke
Sarah Anne Sillers Widow Douglas
Josh Simon King
Ariel Messeca Male Understudy
Meredith Eib
Production Personnel
Playwright
William Hauptman
Directors
Michael Baron
Asst Dir: Monique Midgette
Costume Designer
Jeffrey Meek
Set Designer
Deb Sivigny
Sound Designer
Kevin Alexander
Choreographer
Ashleigh King
Musical Director
Tiffany Holmes
Lighting Designer
Harold Burgess
Composers
Roger Miller
New arrangements and orchestrations by William Yanesh
Book Writer
William Hauptman
Lyricist
Roger Miller
Adapted By
William Hauptman
Adapted From
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
Other
Props Designer Patti Kalil

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Adventure Theatre MTC
7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo, MD 20812

Parking

  • Free onsite parking
  • Street parking

Accessibility

  • This venue is wheelchair accessible.
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