Big River: Once Upon A Theatre Critic

Jordan Ahnquist as Huckleberry Finn and De’Lon Grant as Jim. Photo by Mark S. Howard

A Journey of Human Nature

Big River, Music and Lyrics by Roger Miller, Book by William Hauptman, Lyric Stage, 9/2/11-10/8/11. https://lyricstage.com/now_playing/big_river/. Family Friendly.

Reviewed by Becca Kidwell

(Boston, MA) Lyric Stage’s production of Big River celebrates the imagination of Mark Twain. Based on the novel, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, the show explores the American landscape of the 1800’s. The production shines a light on the various forms of humanity that Twain observed in his own travels. His words come alive through a rousing score, talented cast, and innovative staging. Read more “Big River: Once Upon A Theatre Critic”