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MTD presents Big Fish the Musical
October 20, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - October 29, 2017 @ 4:30 pm
In our 32nd season, Music Theatre of Denton is proud to bring Big Fish the Musical to life for our final show of the year at the historic Campus Theatre. Based on the celebrated novel by Daniel Wallace and the acclaimed film Colombia Motion Picture written by John August, directed by Tim Burton, with music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa the Music Theatre of Denton invites you to Dream Bigger! Produced by David K. Pierce, Directed by Buster Maloney, Assistant Director Sarah Nobles, Music Director John Norine, Jr., Choreographer Emily Leekha, Stage Manager Elizabeth Cantrell, and Assistant Stage Manager Paul Key. Performance dates are October 20-22 and 27-29, 2017; 7:30pm Friday and Saturday with 2pm Sunday matinees.
Big Fish the Musical centers on Edward Bloom, a traveling salesman who lives life to its fullest… and then some! Edward’s incredible, larger-than-life stories thrill everyone around him – most of all, his devoted wife Sandra. But their son Will, about to have a child of his own, is determined to find the truth behind his father’s epic tales. Overflowing with heart, humor and spectacular stagecraft, Big Fish is an extraordinary new Broadway musical that reminds us why we love going to the theatre – for an experience that’s richer, funnier and BIGGER than life itself.
Our cast of talented performers have been announced and include Anthony Ortega as Edward Bloom, Melissa Sims as Sandra Bloom, Cameron Hall as Will Bloom, Ashton Richie as Jenny Hill, Cindy Maloney as The Witch, Bryan Patrick Thomas as Karl, Carin Thornton-Hall as Josephine, Trey Balentine as Young Will, Scott Deck as Amos, Hunter Barnett as Don Price, Alex Poole as Zacky Price, Caleb Norris as Dr. Bennet, Wyatt Cantrell as Will’s Son, and Sementa Alldredge along with Rae Hillman as the Alabama Lambs. The ensemble will also include Dillon Hansen, Rae Hillman, Jonathan Martin, Austin Norsworthy, Stephanie Ormston, Abi Oxley, Camden Riefler and Kaleigh Sheffield.
Tickets are available now by visiting http://www.musictheatreofdenton.com or by calling the Campus Theatre box office at 940-382-1915. For additional information regarding Music Theatre of Denton contact Managing Director, David K. Pierce, at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 940-381-3562.