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First Look At Alexandeer Gemignani and The Forged of BIG FISH At Marriott Theater

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The Marriott Theatre’s 2023 season launches with the family-friendly musical journey, BIG FISH, previewing Wednesday, January 25, opening Wednesday, February 1 at 7:30pm and shutting March 19, 2023.

With a e book by John August and music and lyrics by Tony Award nominee Andrew Lippa, BIG FISH is predicated on the movie screenplay by August and the celebrated novel by Daniel Wallace. The manufacturing is directed by Henry Godinez and choreographed by Jeff Award winner Tommy Rapley, with musical route by Jeff Award winner Ryan T. Nelson.

Twisting collectively two timelines, BIG FISH tells the story of charming touring salesman Edward Bloom, who lives life to its fullest (after which some!), and his relationship together with his grownup son Will. In present-day Alabama, sixty-year-old Edward faces his closing chapter of him whereas Will will get able to face fatherhood himself. Returning to his teenage previous, Edward spins larger-than-life tales of fairy-tale encounters with a Witch, a Big, a Mermaid, and the love of his life, Sandra. Decided to search out the reality behind Edward’s tall tales, Will embarks on a journey of his personal to uncover the key his father’s tales are hiding. Overflowing with coronary heart and humor, BIG FISH is the extraordinary story that reminds us why we love going to the theater – for an expertise that is richer, funnier and greater than life itself!

“As a director who has labored rather a lot with magical realism, I used to be drawn to the fantastical sense of surprise in BIG FISH and this manufacturing particularly,” mentioned director Henry Godinez. “It is a highly effective, humorous and heartbreaking story, stuffed with beautiful music in regards to the tales that really outline who we’re and the way we reside our lives.”

BIG FISH stars Broadway sensation Alexander Gemignani (Marriott Theater debut! Broadway: West Facet Story, My Truthful Girl, Carousel, Les Misérables, Sweeney Todd, Chicago) as “Edward Bloom,” Heidi Kettenring (Over 25 reveals at Marriott Theatre; Nessa in Broadway in Chicago’s Depraved; Nationwide Tour: Disney’s Magnificence and the Beast) as “Sandra Bloom,” and Michael Kurowski (Marriott Theatre: Grease; Paramount Theater: Newsies; Theater on the Heart: Million Greenback Quartet) as their son “Will”; with William Daly and Archer Geye alternating performances as “Younger Will/Will’s Son,” ensemble members Lydia Burke, Brandon Dahlquist, Lucy Godinez, Christopher Kale Jones, Emma Rosenthal, Allison Sill, Ayana Strutz, and Jonah D. Winston, and understudies Emily Ann Brooks, Andres Enriquez, Andrew Greiche, Sam Alan Johnson, Darryl D’Angelo Jones, and Jenny McPherson.

The inventive staff bringing BIG FISH to enchanted life consists of set designer Collette Pollard, costume designer Amanda Vander Byl, lighting designer Jesse Klug, sound designer Michael Daly, props designer Sally Zack, phantasm marketing consultant Benjamin Barnes, inventive affiliate Felicia P. Fields, stage supervisor Jessica Banaszak, assistant stage supervisor Richard Strimer, intimacy and battle choreographer Charlie Baker, dialect coach Eva Breneman, assistant director Lorenzo Rush, Jr. and affiliate director Tommy Rapley.

BIG FISH performances are Wednesdays at 1 pm and seven:30 pm, Thursdays at 7:30 pm, Fridays at 8 pm, Saturdays at 4 pm and eight pm, and Sundays at 1 pm and 5 pm, with choose Thursdays 1:00 pm reveals. Mr. Gemignani is not going to seem in performances March 4 and 5. Single ticket costs vary from $59 to $64, excluding tax and dealing with charges. SUBSCRIPTIONS for the 2023 at the moment are obtainable. Name for pupil, senior, and army reductions. On Wednesday and Thursday evenings there are a restricted variety of dinner-theater packages obtainable for buy by the Marriott Theater Field Workplace. To make a restaurant reservation, please name 847.634.0100. Reservations strongly really helpful. Free parking is obtainable in any respect performances. To order tickets, please name The Marriott Theater Field Workplace at 847.634.0200 or go to Go to for extra info.

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