Based on Mark Twain's classic 1884 novel, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, this production features music in the traditional Black gospel/spiritual, bluegrass, and country styles, keeping with the setting of the novel. The 1985 Broadway production ran for more than 1,000 performances and it remained one of the few very successful American musicals in the mid-1980s among the emerging successes coming from Great Britain. Big River won 7 Tony Awards, including Best Musical. The story is noted for its colorful description of people and places along the Mississippi River. Set in a Southern antebellum society that had ceased to exist over 20 years before the work was published, it is an often scathing satire on entrenched attitudes.

September 24 & 25, 7:30PM

September 26, 2:00PM

Tickets: $15.00

This show is rated PG

Music and Lyrics by ROGER MILLER 
Adapted from the novel by Mark Twain 

Lexington Live is now accepting applications for the following production positions:

If you already applied for our 2020 season, please resubmit your information so we can verify you're still available for our new dates! Thank you kindly. 

The following positions will receive a stipend.

  • Director- filled

  • Music Director - filled

  • Set Designer- filled

  • Costume Designer - filled

  • Choreographer - filled 

  • Lighting Designer

  • Sound Designer - filled

The following positions are volunteer:

  • Stage Manager

  • Props

  • Backstage Crew (no resumé required)

  • Light/Spot operator

  • Sound operator - filled

  • House/Concession/Usher staff

To be considered for any of these positions, please submit an email and include a resumé listing theatre experience to Neil@LexingtonLive.org.  Following the mission of Lexington Live, we encourage and will accept submissions from all interested parties regardless of race, gender, or age.