Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Mark Twain, Roger Miller and Jared Watson: Big River to be produced by Shreveport Little Theater & Academy at Southfield School Feb 11 - 21

Twain’s classic Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is coming to Shreveport this winter, says Robert Darrow. This piece of classic Americana begins at Southfield School on February 11. Performances run through February 21.

Big River is based on the novel by Mark Twain, and features music & lyrics by country music legend Roger Miller, and a book by William Hauptman.

The production will be directed and choreographed by Jared Watson, with musical direction by William Parsons; additionally the creative team includes Phillip Cole, scenic design; Elizabeth Poindexter, costume design; David White, lighting design; Emily Kitchens, production stage manager; Marissa Brown, costume coordinator; and Michael Boyd, production photographer.

2009-10 Spring SLTA Company – Mary Anglin, Carolyn Bryant, Matthew Carroll, Michael Crawford, Danielle Dean, Lindsey Fileccia, Warren Grafton, Isaac Haas, Madeline Hiers, Cynthia Johnson, Roger Kalmbach, Zhailon Levingston, Loren Reese, Adam Philley, Sarah Reppond, Alex Rogers, Paul Savage, Emily Schaumburg, Clare Shelburne, Bradley Silman, Matthew Torma, Christopher White, Gentry Williams, Kaylah Williams.

Robert K. Darrow is SLT’s managing/artistic director, while Mary Alfred Thoma serves as academy director of education and dramaturg.

Box Office: 300 Ockley Dr.,at Youree Dr., opens to the public Tues, Jan 26.. Mon.-Fri. from noon to 4pm

All performances in the Margaret Shaffer Dickson Theater
On the campus of Southfield School – 1100 Southfield Road, one block north of Pierremont.

February 11, 12, 13, 19, & 20 @ 7:30pm
February 14 @ 2pm
February 21 @ 2pm - performance will be interpreted in American Sign Language (ASL)

Regular priced tickets $18.00
Students, Seniors, & Active Military tickets $15.00
$10.00 High School & College Student Rush Available (Call for details)

Show running time 2 hours and 15 minutes with a 15-minute intermission

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