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LAMB’S Presents The Marvelous Magical Musical Hit—BIG FISH



June 9, 2017 - CORONADO, CA – Lamb’s Players Theatre has announced the cast, creative team, and schedule for its production of the musical Big Fish.

music & lyrics by Andrew Lippa, book by John August

directed by Deborah Gilmour Smyth

musical direction by G. Scott Lacy

choreography by Javier Velasco

Based on the best selling novel by Daniel Wallace and the movie by Tim Burton

 All his life Edward Bloom has told Stories. Big Stories. About Mermaids, Giants, Witches and one very large Catfish. But now, his son suspects that behind all the stories is hiding something much bigger.

 It's a marvelous magical musical about family, that the entire family will enjoy!



Edward Bloom                             Brandon Joel Maier ^

Young Will                                   Gavin Reid August

Will Bloom                                   Michael Cusimano ^

Sandra Bloom                              Kelsey Venter ^

Josephine Bloom                          Caitie Grady•

Dr. Bennett / Amos Calloway       John Rosen

Don Price / Ensemble                   Jordan Miller^

Zacky Price / Ensemble                Charles Evans Jr.^

The Witch / Ensemble                  Anise Ritchie^

The Girl In The Water

/ Ensemble                                  Mary Jo Duggan

                                                   Siri Hafso

Jenny Hill / Ensemble                    Megan Carmitchel

Karl / Ensemble                             Jack French

                                                    Donny Gersonde


Stage Manager                                Heather Brose


*Member of Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers.

• Lamb’s Company Member

^ Lamb’s Associate Artist





Directed by                                    Deborah Gilmour Smyth

Musical Direction by                        G. Scott Lacy

Choreography by                            Javier Velasco

Set Design                                     Mike Buckley

Lighting Design                               Nate Peirson

Costume Design                              Jeanne Reith

Projection Design                            Michael McKeon & Patrick Duffy

Properties Design                            Rachel Hengst

Audio Design                                   Patrick Duffy



Production Run:

June 9 – July 30

Tuesday – Sunday


Lamb’s Players Theatre

1142 Orange Avenue, Coronado


Tickets range from $24 to $68, depending on the seating section and the day of the week.

Discounts are available for young adults, seniors and veterans.

Half-price tickets for youth (ages 5 – 17) and Active Duty Military.

LAMB’S has presented a calendar-year Season, producing theatre year-round, since its first resident stage Season in 1978 at its intimate theatre-in-the-round in National City. The company spent 17 Season there, steadily building a growing county-wide audience. LAMB’S became the region’s third largest theatre company (after the Old Globe and the La Jolla Playhouse) following the move of its resident theatre to Coronado in 1994.

Robert Smyth, joined Lamb’s Players in 1976 to start the group’s resident theatre work, and became the organization’s Producing Artistic Director in 1985.

More information and tickets are available online at or thru the LAMB’S Box Office – 619.437.6000 (Tue – Sat, noon to 7)