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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
May 5 thru June 6
Individual Show Tickets: $30 Adult, $6 Child ages 4 - 17 years

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Based on the novel by: Mark Twain
Book: Ken Ludwig
Music and Lyrics: Don Schlitz

Based on the classic story by Mark Twain, this Broadway musical adaptation brings one of America’s most beloved literary characters to exuberant life on the stage. The whole family will enjoy seeing Tom and his friend Huck Finn and girlfriend Becky Thatcher, set out on their many escapades.

Whether it is Tom tricking his friends into whitewashing a fence, the whole trio getting lost in McDougal’s cave or all of the town’s children taking on the schoolmaster Lemuel Dobbins, there is rollicking fun throughout with toe-tapping songs and foot-stomping dances. Set in the town of St. Petersburg, Missouri in 1840, this musical serves up a big slice of Americana, like apple pie and lemonade on a Sunday afternoon in summertime.

You will see Tom cross swords with all of his foes, from his stern Aunt Polly and his bratty half-brother Sid to the righteous Reverend Sprague and the evil Injun Joe. All of your favorite characters will be there, singing bright and bouncy songs by Don Schiltz. This hilarious adaptation of Twain’s book was written by Ken Ludwig who wrote the Broadway comedies Lend Me a Tenor and Moon Over Buffalo as well as the musical Crazy For You. You won’t want to miss this adventurous musical ride down the muddy Mississippi River.


The Staff

Executive Producer, Richard Pletcher
Director, Scott Saegesser

Musical Director, Marty Fox
Choreographer, Scott Saegesser
Production Stage Manager, Michelle Bouchard
Assistant Stage Manager, Kristi Knobloch
Company Manager, Kristyn Yoder
Technical Director, Torger Baland
Audio Designer, Nathan Rux
Lighting Designer, David Castaneda
Costumer, Jan Tobias
Scenic Designer, Richard Pletcher
Scenic Artist, Jeff Stillson
Scenic Carpenter, Alvin Yoder


Songs

Act I

Hey, Tom Sawyer
Townspeople
Here's My Plan
Tom
Smart Like That
Tom, Ben, Huck, Joe
Hands All Clean

Doc Robinson, Injun Joe
The Vow
Tom, Huck
Raising A Child By Yourself
Aunt Polly, Judge Thatcher
In The Bible
Townspeople
It Just Ain't Me
Huck
To Hear You Say My Name

Tom, Becky
Murrell's Gold
Injun Joe, Muff
Murrell's Gold (Reprise)
Tom, Huck
The Testimony
Tom, Townspeople


Act II

Ain't Life Fine
Townspeople
This Time Tomorrow
Aunt Polly
This Time Tomorrow (Reprise)
Aunt Polly
I Can Read
Huck, Widow Douglas
Murrell's Gold (Reprise 2)
Injun Joe
Angels Lost
Aunt Polly, Judge Thatcher, Townspeople
Light
Tom
Angels Lost (Reprise)
Becky
Light (Reprise)
Townspeople
Finale
Townspeople

Produced by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc.


The Cast

Tom Sawyer Jared Lopatin
Huckleberry Finn Michael Hartman
Ben Rogers  
Joe Harper Derek Straat
Becky Thatcher Jennifer Butler
Lucy Harper Jessica Costa
Susie Rogers Amy Franklin
Judge Josiah Thatcher David Friday
Gideon Temple Marty Fox


The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Theme Buffet Menu
Friday evenings, May 7, 14, 28 and June 4, 2004

An Appetizing Adventure

Soup
Huck Finn In A Stew
Appetizers
Injun' Joe's Corn Puffs
Steamer Shrimp

Salad
Apple Walnut Salad
Jackson Island Dressing

Breads
Hush Puppies
Bees - Honey

Entrees
Jim's Catfish
Aunt Polly's Pasta
Tom Sawyer Sirloin

Vegetables
Becky Thatcher Sweet Potatoes
Widow Douglas Spinach

Desserts
Mississippi Mud Pie
Whitewash Cheesecake
Brenda's Famous Crème Brule'

Beverages
Mark Twain Iced Tea with a twist
Pirate Punch
Alcohol Free Wines
Sparkling Juices
Iced Tea
Lemonade
Coffees



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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Footloose
South Pacific
The Unsinkable Molly Brown
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