June 14-July 9,  2023

Music and lyrics by Roger Miller, Book by William Hauptman, Adapted from the novel by Mark Twain

A bluegrass-inspired musical based on the classic novel, BIG RIVER follows Huck Finn and Jim on their journey to freedom down the Mississippi River. Their hilarious, suspenseful, and heartwarming adventures along the way feature your favorite Mark Twain characters and an award-winning score by Roger Miller. Last seen at Maples Rep in 2014, we are proud to bring back this brilliant theatrical celebration of pure Americana.

  • Wednesday, June 14- 7:30pm          (MRT Twentieth Birthday Party in the Street afterwards)
  • Friday, June 16- 2pm
  • Friday, June 16- 7:30pm                     (Afterglow)
  • Saturday, June 17- 2pm
  • Sunday, June 18- 2pm                       (Sunday Dinner at 12:30pm)
  • Tuesday, June 20- 2pm
  • Saturday, June 24- 7:30pm
  • Sunday, June 25- 2pm                       (Sunday Dinner at 12:30pm)
  • Sunday, June 25- 7:30pm                  (Library Day)
  • Friday, June 30- 2pm
  • Friday, June 30- 7:30pm
  • Saturday, July 1- 2pm                         (MRTea- talkback with the cast and creative team)
  • Wednesday, July 5- 2pm
  • Wednesday, July 5- 7:30pm
  • Saturday, July 8- 7:30pm
  • Sunday, July 9- 2pm                            (Sunday Dinner at 12:30pm)

Approximate run time: 2 hours and 40 minutes (including a 15 minute intermission)

Big River is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals.

Rating: Musical, recommended  for  ages  12+