Many people already know the story, having possibly read it during grade school, but this version is told with the help of some bluegrass and gospel music.
Set in pre-Civil War Missouri, the story follows Huck Finn, who runs away because of pressure from his guardians to change his whimsical ways. He meets up with Jim, a slave trying to get back to his family.
Their relationship makes Huck start to rethink the morality of slavery.
"To see Huck start to question that really hard and start to form his own version of right and wrong, even if it goes against the country and the religion's opinion, it's really cool to start to see him open up and see Jim as a friend and a person," said actor Paul Teal.
"It's really beautiful for the audience to see the problems that they have together, but also how they take the time to break down those problems and the friendship that emerges from that," said actor Khawon Porter.
The two learn to overcome their differences in a show the cast believes will move you.
"You'll come to the show and just get immersed with the music and the words and just everything," said Porter. "It will suck you in, tears and everything."
Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
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