BARNUM

Production Manager: Kristen Beever
Director Vanessa Bate
Musical Director: Chloe Fitton
Choreographer: Claire Sexton
Stage Manager: Kerry Turpie
Assistant Musical Director/Assistant Stage Manager: Shantara Johnston
Circus Skills Consultant: Vern Hardie
Lighting Designer: Ian Scott
Costumes: Anita Scott, Scott’s Mascots and Costumes
Performance venue: Girton Black Box Theatre, Wattle Street, Bendigo
Production week: Bump in Saturday 23 – Sunday 24 September
(11.00am to 6.00pm)

Monday 25 – Wednesday 27 September
(10.00am to 6.00pm)

Performance dates: 28, 29, 30 September, 5, 6, 7 October at 7.00pm
1 & 8 October at 2.00pm
Tentative performances: 30 September and 7 October at 2.00pm
Please keep these times free, if the season sells well we will open them also.
Details: Full length musical. Comedy drama
Setting: 1850’s America

 

CAST

PRINCIPAL CAST 

PHINEAS TAYLOR BARNUM Lachlan Geary
JOICE HETH Lucy Mills
BLUES SINGER Julia Wellard (Dance Captain)
CHAIRITY BARNUM Cedar Russell
TOM THUMB Macklin Wellard
JENNY LIND Georgia McMillan
RINGMASTER  / JAMES A. BAILEY Max Beever

 

SUPPORTING CAST 

AMOS SUDDER  / Company Seamus ALLAN
Chester Lyman / Company Zachary FITZPATRICK
FIRST WOMAN  / Company Kaitlin RYAN (featured singer)
SECOND WOMAN / Company Emily BROWN
SHERWOOD STRATTON  / Company Nick HURRELL
MRS. SHERWOOD STRATTON / Company Erin Collins (unicyclist)

The following 5 roles are yet to be determined and will be cast from the Company, at the director’s discretion.

JULIUS GOLDSCHMIDT Jenny Lind’s Manager
WILTON Barnum’s Assistant on the Jenny Lind Tour
EDGAR TEMPLETON Political Party Boss
HUMBERT MORRISSEY Political Party Boss
CONCERTMASTER “Jenny Lind Concert” scene

COMPANY

Sophie BAKER   |   Elaina BELL   |   Chloe CASON   |   Sixiao CHEN   |   Daniel CHISHOLM   |   Ethan COLLIER   |   Sadies COLLIER   |   Aoife CUNNINGHAM   |   Elisha FIELD  |  Milly FLETCHER   |  Milly HENDERS   |   Natalie HERCUS |   Makaila HOWARD |   Lily JOHNS-HAYDEN   |   Annabelle KINGSTON-BROWN   |  Charli KINGSTON-BROWN   |  Gabriel PANKHURST   |  Thea PILKINGTON   |   Kiera STONE  |  Erin TINKER   |   Edwina WALLACE-SMITH   |   Jacob WARE