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THE REGIONAL PREMIERE OF A NEW BROADWAY MUSICAL

May 6-14, 2016

Jarson-Kaplan Theatre • Aronoff Center

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“The best part of an adventure is the people you meet.”


So says Edward Bloom, the charismatic travelling salesman and teller of tall tales, who is at the center of the new musical BIG FISH.

We think you’ll agree when you meet the talented folks who will be bringing Edward’s story to life in Cincinnati Music Theatre’s regional premiere production of this epic, life-affirming new musical.

 

Presenting the BIG FISH Company:

Edward Bloom – FRED TACON
Sandra Bloom – PAMELA KAY DAY
Will Bloom – PJ KARPEW
Young Will – MARTIN COLLINS
Josephine Bloom – JESSICA NGUYEN
The Witch – KAREN SOWARDS
Jenny Hill – KATIE DANIEL
Amos Calloway – JOEY SCHNELL

Karl the Giant- MARK MOTZ
Don Price – SEAN MIZE
Zacky Price – JACK WILLIAMS
The Mayor – KEN MACKE
Red Fang – TONY NGUYEN
Fisherman – JAY LOUDEN
Girl in the Water – KATIE McCARTHY
General – ROB WARFEL

Dr. Bennett – Burt McCollom

And appearing as Townspeople of Ashton, members of the Calloway Circus, Auburn College students, USO entertainers, Cowboys and Dancehall Girls and more are:

MEGAN ARCHIBALD, BRAD BALDWIN, ELIZABETH BODE, KARL BOLINGER, ADRIANNA BORIS, MEAGAN CORNETT, MARK CULP, CODY HENDERSHOT, LESLIE KELLY, LIZ KOCH, ANDREW KUTCHER, BETH McCLAIN SCHNELL, SAMANTHA TOBERMAN, WILL WARFEL, AUBREY WILSON, NOR-RITA WINTERS


Cincinnati Music Theatre’s regional premiere of BIG FISH is being produced by Catherine Fields Shultz and Kathy Beiting and directed by Skip Fenker, with choreography by Mike Fielder, musical direction by Charlie Wilhelm and vocal direction by Kendra Struthers.

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Aronoff Center – Jarson Kaplan Theater
May 6-14, 2016

Book by JOHN AUGUST – Music and Lyrics by ANDREW LIPPA
Based on the novel by Daniel Wallace and the Columbia Motion Picture written by John August

Produced by KATHY BEITING and CATHERINE FIELDS SHULTZ
Musical Direction by CHARLES WILHELM
Vocal Direction by KENDRA STRUTHERS
Choreography by MIKE FIELDER
Directed by SKIP FENKER

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BIG FISH - PROLOGUE

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BIG FISH - BE THE HERO

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“A HEARTFELT, POWERFUL AND MOVINGLY SCORED NEW AMERICAN MUSICAL full of QUALITY WRITING by JOHN AUGUST.” – Chicago Tribune

BIG FISH explores the relationship between a traveling salesman and his son, who’s looking for truth in his father’s tall tales.

Based on the celebrated novel by Daniel Wallace and the acclaimed film directed by Tim Burton, BIG FISH is a new Broadway musical featuring music and lyrics by Tony nominee Andrew Lippa and book by esteemed screenwriter John August.

Join us for this extraordinary new musical and learn to live life in full bloom.

Not familiar with the show? View a short preview from the Broadway version, to fall in love with BIG FISH.


THE REGIONAL PREMIERE OF A NEW BROADWAY MUSICAL

May 6-14, 2016

Jarson-Kaplan Theatre

Aronoff Center

 

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Happy 20th Birthday to the Aronoff Center!

Celebrate their anniversary with us by seeing our next show, Mary Poppins.

Click here to secure your seats for Mary Poppins, or here to buy CMT season tickets (which include both Mary Poppins, and Big Fish, at a discounted price).

Also, make sure to watch these special videos the Aronoff prepared for TODAY!

You will see CMT represented, and in the second video, see more details, and photos of two CMT shows as well!