The musical is inspired by Chris Van Allsburg's illustrative book, and tells the story of a writer named Harris Burdick who appears at the publishing offices of Peter Wenders with a series of astonishing drawings for a book he has written. While Burdick never returns with the accompanying stories, the illustrations are given a musical life by offering one explanation for the man's mysterious disappearance, taking the audience on a wild ride through wonder, fear, and the imagination.
The cast will include Romain Fruge, Mitchell Jarvis, Catherine Porter, Ben Roseberry, Lucia Spina, and Nicole Van Giesen. The creative team will include Brian Prather (production design), Elizabeth Flauto (costumes), Chris Lee (lighting), and Vadim Feichtner (musical direction).
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