Nominated for a Best Revival Musical
for Tony Award in 2004, the Deaf West Production of
Big River has been touring the country
(plus Tokyo, Japan) providing an amazing theatrical experience to both deaf and hearing audience.
This is an unofficial fan site for the production.
Premiered on Broadway in 1985 and received seven Tony Awards. The Deaf West Theatre version of the production was performed on Broadway in 2003 for a limited run, featuring deaf, hard of hearing, and hearing actors. The entire show is signed in American Sign Language and at the same time is spoken by hearing actors.
The show concluded now.
The tour ended on June 5, 2005
Click to read the past reviews.
The gem of this site: Compilation of interviews
with the Big River Touring Company!
Cast List from the Past to Present
Big River Company Stagedoor Photo
Find up-to-date info on Big River Alumni
Get connected with Big River family
Huge thanks to Deaf West Theatre staff,
especially Bill and Laura for their support.
And of course, to the most wonderful people
in the Big River touring company!
Top page photos courtesty by Joan Marcus