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Big Fish

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Closed December 29, 2013

A delightfully old-fashioned musical based on Daniel Wallace's beloved novel.

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Why See Big Fish?

Will, the son of the charismatic Edward Bloom, is frustrated by his father's fantastic tales of epic adventure. As Edward’s final chapter approaches, Will embarks on his own journey to find out who his father really is.

With elements of adventure as well as fantasy, the musical creates a magical world complete with a witch, a giant, Siamese twins and a really big fish. Based on the novel by Daniel Wallace and the 2003 film.

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Additional Information


Previews from: 5 September 2013

Opening night: 6 October 2013


Big Fish is suitable for audiences aged 8 and upwards. Children aged under the age of 4 are not permitted in the theatre.

Run time

Two hours and 20 minutes with one interval

Cast and Creative


Norbert Leo Butz as Edward Bloom
Kate Baldwin as Sandra Bloom
Bobby Steggert as Will Bloom
Krystal Joy Brown as Josephine
Zachary Unger as Young Will
Ryan Andes as Karl The Giant
Ben Crawford as Don Price
J. C. Montgomery as Dr Bennett
Brad Oscar as Amos Calloway
Kirsten Scott as Jenny Hill
Sarrah Strimel as Girl In The Water
Preston Truman Boyd
Alex Brightman
Bree Branker
Joshua Buscher
Robin Campbell
Bryn Dowling
Jason Lee Garrett
Leah Hoffman
Synthia Link
Angie Schworer
Lara Seibert
Tally Sessions
Cary Tedder
Ashley Yeater


Susan Stroman (Direction and Choreography)
Julian Crouch (Scenic Design)
William Ivey Long (Costume Design)
Donald Holder (Donald Holder)
Jon Weston (Sound Design)
Benjamin Pearcy (Projection Design)
Mary-Mitchell Campbell (Musical Direction)
Larry Hochman (Orchestrations)
Sam Davis (Dance Arrangements)
Lyrics by: Andrew Lippa
Music by: Andrew Lippa
Book by: John August

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