Playbill for BIG RIVER


Season: 53 (1998 - 1999)

Run Date(s): Oct. 1, 1998 - Oct. 31, 1998


Music by Roger Miller. Book & Lyrics by William Hauptman. Based on the novel by Mark Twain A big, sprawling musical celebration of Mark Twain's immortal classic, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.

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Mark Twain/Silas Phelps/Man on a Skiff

Dick Nielsen

Huckleberry Finn

Russ Kempton

Widow Douglas/Sally Phelps

Margaret McCullough Minary

Miss Watson/Woman in Shanty

Linda Adam-Hall

Dick/Andy/A Young Fool/Hired Hand

Gary Kubert

Bill/Slave on a Flatboat

H. Corkey Ford

Slave on a Flatboat

Brian Taylor

Slave on a Flatboat

N. Olesia Turner

Lafe/Counselor Robinson/Man on a Skiff/Hired Hand

Monte Michelsen

Mary Jane Wilkes

Melissa Wallner

Joanna Wilkes

Stephanie Sheridan

Pap Finn/Sheriff Bell

Robert E. LeBron

Tom Sawyer

Michael M. Dragen

Ben Rogers/Hired Hand

Austin DeBoer

Jo Harper/Hank

Anne Honeyman

Alice/Slave on a Flatboat

Gladys Tivis

Alice's Daughter/Slave on a Flatboat

Nikki Fulkner

Judge Thatcher/Overseer/Harvey Wilkes/Doctor

Donald G. Wright

The King

Jim McKain


Set Designer

C.M. Zuby

Lighting Designer

Patric Vendetti

Costume Designer

Cate Wieck


Robin McKercher

Music Director

Solveig Nyberg-Akert

Stage Manager

Liz Banset

Assistant Director

Jason Weixelman

Assistant Stage Manager

Randy Hawthorne

Set Construction Crew

Mike Fox

Set Construction Crew

Patrick Hoyt

Set Construction Crew

Robin McKercher

Set Construction Crew

Nick Turner

Set Construction Crew

John C Will

Set Construction Crew

Donna Ricker

Scenic Artist

Paul Ladehoff

Scenic Artist

Kathleen Liggett

Scenic Artist

Joan McClung

Scenic Artist

Darla Michelsen

Scenic Artist

Lee Schoonover


Gary Hall


Keith Heckman


Becky Smith


Eric Smith

Run Crew

Kally Duling

Run Crew

Brian McKee

Run Crew

Jason Slaughter

Run Crew

Mary Stahly

Run Crew

Josh Weixelman

Light Board Operator

Joe Hergert

MakeUp Designer

Tammy Nyhoff

MakeUp Designer

Karla Fusco

Technical Director

Paul A Fox


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