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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

American Airlines Theatre, (7/24/2003 - 9/21/2003)
First Preview: Jul 01, 2003 Total Previews: 28
Opening Date: Jul 24, 2003    
Closing Date: Sep 21, 2003 Total Performances: 67

Category: Musical, Comedy, Sign Language, Revival, Broadway
Setting: In St. Petersburg, Missouri, and later on the Illinois Shore and Jackson's Island.
Comments: American Sign Language adaptation

Production Staff [Collapse]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes: Artistic Director; Ellen Richard: Managing Director; Julia C. Levy: Executive Director of External Affairs; Gene Feist: Founding Director)
Produced by The Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes: Artistic Director; Ellen Richard: Managing Director; Julia C. Levy: Executive Director of External Affairs; Gene Feist: Founding Director) and Deaf West Theatre (Ed Waterstreet: Artistic Director; Bill O'Brien: Producing Director); Produced in association with Center Theatre Group / Mark Taper Forum (Gordon Davidson, Artistic Director; Charles Dillingham, Managing Director)
Book by William Hauptman; Music by Roger Miller; Lyrics by Roger Miller; Adapted from the novel by Mark Twain; Musical Director: Steven Landau; Special musical arrangements by Steven Landau
Directed by Jeff Calhoun; Choreographed by Jeff Calhoun; Associate Director / Choreographer: Coy Middlebrook
Scenic Design by Ray Klausen; Costume Design by David R. Zyla; Lighting Design by Michael Gilliam; Sound Design by Peter Fitzgerald; Hair and Wig Design by Carol F. Doran; Assistant Scenic Design: Randall Parsons; Assistant Costume Design: Caroline Quiroga and Brian J. Bustos; Assistant Lighting Design: John Viesta; Assistant Sound Design: Janet Smith; Assistant Hair and Wig Design: Joyce Ann Litrell
Roundabout General Manager: Sydney Davolos; General Manager: Don-Scott Cooper; Company Manager: Jean Haring; Associate Gen. Mgr: Greg Backstrom
Production Stage Manager: Peter Hanson; Roundabout Technical Supervisor: Steve Beers; Stage Manager: C. Scott Crawford
Musical Coordinator: John Miller; Conducted by Steven Landau; Piano: Steven Landau; Fiddle/Mandolin: Cenovia Cummins; Percussion/Dulcimer: Frank Pagano; Acoustic Bass: Dave Phillips; Banjo/Guitar/Dobro/Mandolin/Harmonica: Gordon Titcomb; Guitar/Dobro/Banjo/Mandolin: Greg Utzig
Roundabout Associate Artistic Director: Scott Ellis; Press Representative: Boneau / Bryan-Brown; Roundabout Director of Marketing: David B. Steffen; Roundabout Director of Artistic Development / Casting: Jim Carnahan; Los Angeles Casting: Amy Lieberman and Bruce Newberg, CSA; Assistant to the Director: Dan Dinero; ASL Head: Linda Bove and Freda Norman; Advertising: The Eliran Murphy Group, Ltd.; Photographer: Joan Marcus
Michael ArdenTom Sawyer
Scott BarnhardtBen Rogers
Ronald Robinson
Voice of Young Fool
Voice of Sheriff Bell
Walter CharlesPreacher
Voice of Judge
Voice of Duke
Voice of First Man
Christina Ellison DunamsAlice's Daughter
Gina FerrallWidow Douglas
Voice of Sally
Phyllis FrelichMiss Watson
Sally Phelps
Tyrone GiordanoHuckleberry Finn
Daniel H. JenkinsMark Twain
Voice of Huck
Lyle KanousePap
Voice of Silas
Rod KellerJo Harper
Donald Robinson
Troy KotsurPap
Michael McElroyJim
Drew McVetyVoice of Dick Simon
Voice of Harvey Wilkes
Voice of Hank
Second Man
Ryan SchlectDick Simon
Young Fool
Sheriff Bell
Iosif SchneidermanJudge Thatcher
Harvey Wilkes
Silas Phelps
First Man
Gwen StewartAlice
the Wilkes' slave
Voice of Alice's Daughter
Melissa Van Der SchyffMary Jane Wilkes
Voice of Miss Watson
Voice of Joanna Wilkes
Alexandria WailesJoanna Wilkes
a hare-lip
Understudies: Catherine Brunell (Joanna Wilkes, Mary Jane Wilkes, Widow Douglas), David Aron Damane (Jim, Slave), Rod Keller (Tom Sawyer), Kevin Massey (Andy, Ben Rogers, Donald Robinson, Jo Harper, Lafe, Ronald Robinson), George McDaniel (Doctor, King, Pap Finn, Second Man), Drew McVety (Mark Twain), Guthrie Nutter (Dick Simon, First Man, Hank, Harvey Wilkes, Huckleberry Finn, Judge Thatcher, Sheriff Bell, Silas Phelps, Young Fool), Ryan Schlect (Duke, Huckleberry Finn, Pap Finn) and Alexandria Wailes (Miss Watson, Sally Phelps)
music by Roger Miller; lyrics by Roger Miller
ACT 1 Sung By
Do You Wanna Go To HeavenThe Company
We Are The BoysTom Sawyer and The Gang
Waitin' For The Light To ShineHuckleberry Finn
Hand For The HogTom Sawyer
I, Huckleberry, MeHuckleberry Finn
Muddy WaterJim and Huckleberry Finn
The CrossingSlaves
River In The RainHuckleberry Finn and Jim
When The Sun Goes Down In The SouthKing, Duke, Huckleberry Finn and Jim
ACT 2 Sung By
The Royal NonesuchDuke, Huckleberry Finn, Hank, Andy, Lafe and The Company
Worlds ApartJim and Huckleberry Finn
ArkansasYoung Fool
How Blest We AreAlice (the Wilkes' slave), Alice's Daughter and The Company
You Oughta Be Here With MeMary Jane Wilkes, Joanna Wilkes (a hare-lip), Donald Robinson and Ronald Robinson
How Blest We Are (Reprise) Alice (the Wilkes' slave) and Alice's Daughter
Leavin's Not The Only Way To GoHuckleberry Finn, Mary Jane Wilkes and Jim
Waitin' For The Light To Shine (Reprise) Huckleberry Finn, Alice (the Wilkes' slave), Alice's Daughter, Jim and The Company
Free At LastJim and The Company
Muddy Water (Reprise) Huckleberry Finn and Jim