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Prelude to the 4th: Concert & Fireworks Free Event
Lawrenceville, Ga. –Aurora Theatre returns for the sixth year for Lawrenceville’s Prelude to the 4th Concert with the musical adaptation of Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.
Winner of 8 Tony Awards, Big River will begin at 7:30 p.m. on July 3 on the grounds of the historic courthouse in downtown Lawrenceville.
Mark Twain's timeless classic sweeps us down the mighty Mississippi as the irrepressible Huck Finn helps his friend Jim, a slave, escape to freedom at the mouth of the Ohio River. Their adventures along the way are hilarious, suspenseful and heartwarming and bring to life your favorite characters from the novel.
Propelled by an award winning score from Roger Miller, the king of country music, this jaunty journey provides a brilliantly theatrical celebration of pure Americana. Following the concert is a brief fireworks display, accompanied by the Aurora Theatre orchestra playing the patriotic anthem Stars and Stripes Forever in a moving tribute on the eve of our country’s Independence Day.
Bring the whole family for a picnic dinner and a show. The lawn seating begins at 5:30 p.m. for the 7:30 p.m. performance. Reserve a table for the best view and a chance to order exclusive catering packages from local restaurants.
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Music & Lyrics by Roger Miller
Book by William Hauptman
Adapted from the novel by Mark Twain
Tuesday, July 3
Lawn seating begins at 5:30pm
Performance at 7:30pm
Reserved Table for 6 in prime location: $125
Includes table rental with 6 chairs & linens
Reserve by phone: 678.226.2639
Aurora Theatre, Inc. is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit corporation and is a member of Atlanta Performs, Theatre Communications Group, the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce, Lawrenceville Tourism and Trade Association, Georgia Commerce Club, Suwanee Business Alliance and Duluth Merchants Association.