Big River

The heroic and insightful river journey shared by Mark Twain’s heroes Huck Finn and Jim comes to vivid life in this Tony winning Best Musical with songs by country legend Roger Miller. The backdrops created for the MTWichita production beautifully suggest book illustrations from one of the first editions of Twain’s classic novel.

  • Built: 2008

  • Supported cast: 6-principals / 15+ female / 15+male / 15+Black-American

  • Shipping: 2-gondolas & 1-hamper

  • Alterations: N/a

  • Principal size range: Varied adult sizes

  • # Ensemble Bottoms: As per above numbers

  • # Ensemble Tops: As per above numbers

  • Shoes: None

  • Wigs: None

Costumes

The vivid and period-appropriate costumes for BIG RIVER were created by. Elizabeth Poindexter, and can accommodate a cast of 50. The fabrics and dress patterns clearly evoke the era, but with many humorous touches throughout.

Drops

  • Built: 2008

  • # of drops: 2-drops / 3-portals

  • Types of goods: Muslin / velour

  • Size range: All 24’ tall

225 W. Douglas • Suite 202 Wichita, KS 67202

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