Dog Man: The Musical
coming to Henderson
TheaterWorksUSA’s NY Times Critic’s Pick, Dog Man: The Musical based on the popular book series by Dav Pilkey. Dog Man: The Musical will be presented on April 4 at Williams Auditorium in Henderson.
Tickets can be purchased at www.Williams Auditorium.com or call 731-435-3150. VIP Ticket packages are available. The show is sponsored locally by The People’s Bank.
Based on the worldwide bestselling hit series by Dav Pilkey, Dog Man: The Musical is a hilarious and heartwarming new production following the chronicles of Dog Man, who with the head of a dog and the body of a policeman, loves to fight crime and chew on the furniture. But while trying his best to be a good boy, can he save the city from Flippy the cyborg fish and his army of Beasty Buildings? Can he catch Petey, the world’s most evil cat, who has cloned himself to exact revenge on the doggy do-gooder? And will George and Harold finish their show before lunchtime?? Find out in this epic musical adventure featuring the hilarity and heart of beloved characters from Dav Pilkey, the creator of Captain Underpants. Recommended for ages 6-10.
“Dog Man: The Musical surpasses my highest expectations. It is the ‘Perfect Mash-up’ of memorable music, humor, and love.” said Dog Man creator Dav Pilkey.
Based on the bestselling Dog Man book series by Dav Pilkey, Dog Man: The Musical has a book and lyrics by Kevin Del Aguila (Two-time Emmy Award-winning writer of the PBS show Peg + Cat), and music by Brad Alexander (Drama Desk Nominated See Rock City & Other Destinations), with original direction and choreography by Jen Wineman (NY: Less Than 50 percent),scenic design by Timothy R. Mackabee (Broadway’s The Elephant Man; Guards at the Taj, Lucille Lortel Award), costume design by Heidi Leigh Hanson (Regional: The Addams Family Musical, How I Learned to Drive), lighting design by David Lander (Broadway’s The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical; Benghal Tiger at the Bagdad Zoo, Drama Desk Award) and sound design by Emma Wilk (NY: The Waiting Game, Regional: The Heiress). Cast includes Brandon James Burtorovich, Christopher Cherry, Lisa Naso, Cliff Sellers, Jasmine Michelle Smith, and Nick Zale; stage manager is Ryan Juda.
TheaterWorksUSA has led the Theater for Young and Family Audiences movement in New York City and across North America for over half a century.
Since 1962, the 501(c)3 not-for-profit has captured the imaginations of 100 million new and veteran theatergoers with an award-winning repertoire of over 130 original plays and musicals. Acclaimed alumni include Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez (Disney’s Frozen), Jerry Zaks (The Music Man), Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (Dear Evan Hansen), Joe Iconis (Be More Chill), Daphne Rubin-Vega (Rent), and Kathleen Chalfant (Angels in America). In addition to touring eleven family productions around the country, TheaterWorksUSA’s season highlights include the Broadway production of The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical, and the world premieres of two New York Times Critic’s Picks, Dog Man: The Musical and The Pout-Pout Fish, which recently opened the New Victory Theater’s season. To learn more, visit www.TWUSA.org.
Dog Man: The Musical