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A Wind in the Willows Christmas

Music by Mike Reid

Lyrics by Sarah Schlesinger

Book by Mindi Dickstein

Based on the Novel By Kenneth Grahame

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This holiday season, we invite audiences of all ages to experience this magical world-premiere musical. Based on the children’s classic and told through song, A Wind in the Willows Christmas is a new version of the beloved story. Join Mole, the Water Rat, Dr. Badger and Mr. Toad on their adventures, as they discover that home is where your friends are!

WATCH

Preview Trailer

PHOTOS

CRITICAL ACCLAIM

Young and old alike will delight in its message of true friendship. An amazing performance by a richly talented cast!

KIDSVILLE NEWS!

A gift for theater patrons aged 5 to 105. Don’t miss this clever, inventive, whimsical show.

NJ ARTS MAVEN

A poignant tale about home and the holidays to share with your family.

MACARONI KID

MEET THE ARTISTS

THE CAST

Musicians

Conductor and Keyboard — James Sampliner

Violin — Jens Kramer

Reeds — Tereasa Payne

Drums/Percussion — Jake Robinson

Bass — Joseph Wallace

Farah Alvin

Mrs. Otter

Farah Alvin
Tituss Burgess

Mr. Toad

Tituss Burgess
Nick Choksi

Water Rat

Nick Choksi
Kathy Connolly

Rabbit/Weasel

Kathy Connolly
Tom Deckman

Tom Deckman made his Two River debut as Mole in the 2012 production of A Wind in the Willows Christmas and most recently appeared in the star-studded cast of Monty Python’s Spamalot at the Hollywood Bowl. He has appeared on Broadway in Spamalot and Good Vibrations. His other New York City credits include The Merry Widow, directed by Susan Stroman, at the Metropolitan Opera; South Pacific at Carnegie Hall; and Bye Bye Birdie at City Center Encores!. Notable regional credits include shows at Bay Street Theater (Hair and A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum), Goodspeed Opera House (How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying), George Street Playhouse (world premiere of It Shoulda Been You, directed by David Hyde Pierce), Fulton Opera (Into the Woods), and the Orpheum theatre in San Francisco (Irving Berlin’s White Christmas). His television work includes guest spots on Sex and the City, Law & Order: SVU, Hope & Faith, and Blue Bloods.

John Garry

Rabbit/Weasel

John Garry
John Jellison

Dr. Badger

John Jellison
Dana Steingold

Little Portly

Dana Steingold

CREATIVES

Scenic and Costume Design — Philip Witcomb

Lighting Design — Tyler Micoleau

Sound Design — Zachary Williamson

Orchestrations — Danny Larsen

Casting — Cindy Tolan and Adam Caldwell

Production Stage Manager — Samantha Greene

Dates and tickets

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