Big River The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Travel along the mighty Mississippi River as Huck helps his friend Jim, a slave, escape to freedom and reunite with his family. Their shared journey of discovery proves humorous, suspenseful and heartwarming. Mark Twain’s timeless classic comes alive on stage in this coming-of-age musical, adapted from the award-winning Broadway musical for our family audiences.


Music & Lyrics by Roger Miller
Book and TYA adaptation by William Hauptman
Adapted from the novel by Mark Twain
New arrangements and orchestrations by William Yanesh
Developed by Adventure Theatre in Maryland (in association with First Stage)
Sponsored by: Actuant Corporation

*Suggested for families with young people ages 10-17+


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Big River The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

First Stage is committed to broadening our reach and deepening our impact throughout our community.  As part of this commitment, First Stage offers Pay What You Can performances for select productions.

Sponsored by Children's Hospital.

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Show Dates

Start: Mar. 15, 2019

End: Apr. 14, 2019


Todd Wehr Theater
123 E. State St
Milwaukee, WI 53202


1 hour 30 minutes

IR Hearing Assistance by RequestIR Hearing Assistance by Request

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(4/14/19 3:30 pm)

Family Friendly
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