A Raucous Adventure for the Whole Family!
Tom, his best friend Huckleberry Finn, and sweetheart Becky Thatcher find themselves knee-deep in many raucous adventures in Laura Easonâ€™s family-friendly, fast-paced and fun adaptation of Mark Twainâ€™s The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
. The play takes to the stage on July 23rd
and runs through August 2nd
Easonâ€™s new adaptation will bring out the child in all audience members as they witness Tom and his friends exploring the thrill of mischief-making, the pangs of first love, the cold shivers of an adventure gone wrong and the excitement of discovering buried treasure.
The production is directed by Bryan Halperin and features William Vaughn (last seen as Ellard in The Foreigner
) as the title character. It includes original music composed for the production by NH-based musician Joel Mercier. Imaginative and inventive staging will bring audience members swiftly from one adventure to another. A cast made up of seven actors brings to life the many characters of Tomâ€™s world including Becky, Huck, Injun Joe, Aunt Polly and more. The company includes Playhouse favorites Adam Kee, A.J. Ditty, Nicholas Wilder, Bryn Austin, Rebecca Tucker and John C. Nagy III. Toby Miller will be making his Playhouse debut. The versatile cast will also provide musical accompaniment, on diverse instruments ranging from the banjo to the vibraslap.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
is recommended for ages 8 and above. Performances are Mondays through Saturdays at 7:30pm, with additional matinees Thursday July 24th and Monday July 28th at 2pm. Tickets for the Orchestra are $29, with Balcony seats for $10. There are also Student Rush tickets available one hour prior to show time, for $20 in the Orchestra, cash only.
Tickets can be ordered by calling (603)-279-0333 or by using a credit card at www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org