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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.


*See Space requirements for Logistic Requirements


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.

  • 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



  • Built: 2008

  • # of drops: 2-drops / 3-portals

  • Types of goods: Muslin / velour

  • Size range: All 24’ tall


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