OpenStage Announces Cast for Upcoming Production of “Big Fish” Musical

Feb 26, 2024 | Member News

OpenStage Theatre & Company is thrilled to announce the extraordinary cast lineup for its upcoming production, Big Fish – Small Cast Edition, set to enchant audiences at The Lincoln Center Magnolia Theatre from March 23 to April 20, 2024.

Based on the novel by Daniel Wallace and the acclaimed film by Tim Burton, Big Fish – Small Cast Edition follows the fantastical journey of Edward Bloom, portrayed by the talented Scott Hurst. A traveling salesman with a penchant for larger-than-life tales, Edward’s adventures unfold in a magical blend of heart and humor. Brikaih Floré takes on the role of Sandra Bloom, Edward’s devoted wife, while Brian Wilcox portrays their son, Will, determined to unveil the truth behind his father’s extraordinary stories.

Many familiar faces with OpenStage are returning to the stage, including Marin Stumpf as Josephine Bloom, Cisco Saavedra as Karl the Giant, David Austin-Gröen as Amos Calloway/Dr. Bennet, Jacob Offen as Don Price, and Bryn Frisina as Jenny Hill. Debuting artists to the company include Marlon Rothstein as Young Will, Tiernan Troyer as Zacky Price/Mayor, Courtney Kofoed as The Witch and Ruby Duka as Girl in the Water.

Directed and choreographed by the talented Noah Racey, with Victor Walters as the Music/Vocal Director, the production promises to be a heartfelt, powerful, and truly magical experience. The creative and production team includes Aubrey Bierman (Assistant Director/Stage Manager), Anna Cordova (2nd Assistant Director/Assistant Stage Manager), Caleb Gilbert (Set Designer), Rebecca Spafford (Costume Designer), Grant Putney (Lighting Designer), Mike Perry (Sound Designer), Shannon Nicole Light (Hair Designer), Brenna Gilbert (Properties Designer/Set Dresser), and many other skilled professionals dedicated to bringing this enchanting story to life.

Tickets for Big Fish – Small Cast Edition are available online at or by calling The Lincoln Center Box Office at 970.221.6730. Prices range from $19 to $42. Don’t miss this opportunity to witness the magic of Big Fish – Small Cast Edition and support a meaningful cause.

Big Fish-Small Cast Edition plays from March 23 through April 20. All performances on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday start at 7:30 pm. Sunday matinee performances start at 2:00 pm. Visit for a complete list of performances, including a free student/educator performance (March 22), a pay-what-you-can performance (March 28), and FAB Friday, which includes a free beer compliments of Odell Brewing Company.

Tickets for Big Fish-Small Cast Edition are $19-$42. Tickets are available online at or by calling The Lincoln Center Box Office at 970.221.6730. The box office is open 12 pm–6 pm Tuesday-Saturday.

OpenStage Theatre & Company’s Season Sponsors are KRFC 88.9, Warren & Zoann Little Dusenbury Charitable Trust, Mike & Marsha Marberry, Odell Brewing Co., John & Anne Blair, Avogadro’s Number, Ken & Carol Severson, Sara Wade Makes Motion, Wych & Associates and FoCo Food Trucks. The Producing Sponsor for Big Fish- Small Cast Edition is Poudre Pet & Feed Supply, and the Supporting Sponsor is NoCo Style. Grant support is provided by the Downtown Development Authority, City of Fort Collins Fort Fund, Colorado Creative Industries, Art Works, Energize Colorado, OtterCares: Dollars for Doers, The Thornton Charitable Foundation, and Arts Without End.

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