Re-imagining a classic for today's youth

About the Project

Bring Mark Twain’s classic book to life on stage to a new generation of children!

Based on the Tony award-winning Broadway musical Big River, and adapted by the original Broadway playwright, Adventure Theatre’s Huckleberry Finn’s Big River, makes a profound piece of American literature relevant today.

This fresh interpretation with an 8-person cast features Huck and Jim both as teenagers and as best friends who navigate the challenges of right and wrong while floating down the Mississippi. The 60-minute production will feature the timeless music from the original musical, incorporate modern perspectives, and remove the use of offensive 
racial language. This process has been supported by the NEA and over 100 i
ndividuals and organizations serving the black community(consensus organizers).

Your support will help to bring to life the world premiere, Theatre for Young Audiences adaptation of Huckleberry Finn’s Big River as it showcases friendship against social odds and demonstrates that children have the power to change their world.


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