The Mouse and the Lion

January 29 - February 6, 2022

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The Mouse has stumbled upon some bad luck and some big trouble so he decides to pack up and relocate, because his mama didn’t raise no fool. While searching for the perfect spot to lay low, The Mouse happens upon The Lion. The Lion is very unfriendly and very unhappy, due to some recent bad luck of his own. They both need help and have no idea how helpful asking for help can be. Adapted from Aesop’s Fables including Androcles and the Lion, this story of humility, honesty, and friendship is filled with great music and laughs. The Mouse and the Lion was originally to be produced in April 2020 at The Players Ring, and we are excited to finally be bringing it to the stage.


The Mouse and the Lion runs January 29th through February 6th* at The Players' Ring (105 Marcy St, Portsmouth, NH 03801). Showtimes are Saturdays and Sundays at 10am and January 30th at 2:30pm. Tickets are $18 General Admission and $15 for kids under 12, and can be purchased through The Players' Ring below. Proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test are required for patrons 12 and older.


*January 29th and February 5th performances canceled

An Original Musical by Miles Burns
Based on Aesop's Fables

Directed by Miles Burns

Assistant Directed by Joshua Goldberg

STARRING

The Serpent/The North Wind – Izzy Ball

The Porcupine – Finley Bergin

The Monkey – Harper Burns

The Wolf/The Porcupine u/s (2/6) – Miles Burns

The Hare – Violet Burns

The Other Duck – Max Cantor

The Duck – Uliana Cavalier

The Donkey – Eliana Labovitz

The Hare u/s (2/6) – Joshua Goldberg

The Lark – Avery Mulvey

The Tortoise – Lulu Richmond

The Wolf – Simone Sevland

The Monkey u/s (2/6) – Nick Tavares

The Mouse – Caruso Tucker

The Sun – Teagan Welby-Long

The Lion – Zuri Wemple

The Fox – Lauren Westlake

The Peacock – Kate Wyand