Big River

Original Broadway Production (1985)

Production Info

Previews: April 5, 1985 (22 prev.)
Opening April 25, 1985
Closing: September 20, 1987
Length of Run: 1005 perf.
Run Type: Open-ended

Location Info

Market: Broadway
Location: New York, NY

Credits Highlights

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Director
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Choreography

Cast

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Huckleberry Finn
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Jim
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Tom Sawyer
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Pap Finn
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The King
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The Duke
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A Young Fool
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Mary Jane Wilkes
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Mark Twain
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Widow Douglas

Musical Numbers

Act One

  • Do Ya Wanna Go to Heaven? .... Company
  • The Boys .... Tom and the Gang
  • Waitin' for the Light to Shine .... Huck
  • Guv'ment .... Pap
  • Hand for the Hog .... Tom
  • I, Huckleberry, Me .... Huck
  • Muddy Water .... Jim and Huck
  • Crossing Over .... Slaves and Overseer
  • River in the Rain .... Hick and Jim
  • When the Sun Goes Down in the South .... Duke, King and Huck

Act Two

  • The Royal Nonesuch .... Duke and Company
  • Worlds Apart .... Jim and Huck
  • Arkansas .... Young Fool
  • How Blest We Are .... Alice's Daughter and Company
  • You Oughta Be Here with Me .... Mary Jane, Susan and Joanna
  • How Blest We Are (Reprise) .... Company
  • Leavin's Not the Only Way to Go .... Huck, Mary Jane and Jim
  • Waitin' for the Light to Shine (Reprise) .... Huck and Slaves
  • Free at Last .... Jim and Slaves
  • River in the Rain (Reprise) .... Huck and Jim
  • Muddy Water (Reprise) .... Company

Additional Musical Numbers Lists

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Trivia & History

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Production Info

Previews: April 5, 1985 (22 prev.)
Opening April 25, 1985
Closing: September 20, 1987
Length of Run: 1005 perf.
Run Type: Open-ended

Location Info

Market: Broadway
Location: New York, NY

Venues

Main Run

Audio Recordings

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Commercial Recordings

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Broadcast Recordings

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Archival Recordings

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Video Recordings

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