‘Adventures of Tom Sawyer’ opens Friday at Players of Utica

Published Oct 24, 2018 at 4:00pm

UTICA — Experience all of Mark Twain’s classic characters and their antics in “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer” by Michele L. Vaca, opening Friday, Oct. 26, at Players of Utica, 1108 State St.

Tickets are $20, $17 for seniors, and $10 for students with ID ($2 of each ticket sale goes directly to the Capital Fund).

Whether it’s getting out of chores or even solving mysteries, no one gets into mischief quite like Tom Sawyer, and with companions like Huckleberry Finn, Joe Harper and the rest of the gang, this fun-filled production tells the story of growing up along the banks of the Mississippi in the 1840s. Tom, Huck, Becky Thatcher, Aunt Polly, and more make this coming of age story a family event you won’t want to miss.

Directed by Joni DePerno-Zahas, this classic play is filled with comedy, live music, and dance, bringing Mark Twain’s American classic to life before your eyes.

Show dates

Evening: Oct. 26-27 and Nov. 1-3 at 7:30 p.m. Matinee: Oct. 28 and Nov. 4 at 2 p.m. 

A 2018-2019 season subscription can be purchased online at www.players.ticketderby.com or by calling 315-724-7624.

Players of Utica is a non-profit community theatre that has been continuously producing shows in central New York since 1913.