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September 12, 2018
Time To Set Sail: 7 Facts About The Fulton’s Treasure Island Musical
Ahoy! Who is ready for Fulton Theatre’s Treasure Island?
The historic Fulton Theatre is preparing to set sail September 20 with a major new musical: Treasure Island. Based on the treasured classic by Robert Louis Stevenson, this epic adventure eclipses the scale of the Fulton Theatre’s recent productions of The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Les Misérables, and Disney’s Beauty and the Beast with expansive Broadway sets, a huge cast, and an incredible orchestra bringing this epic story to life!
Get tickets and see the show early at Fig Preview Night on September 19!
Discover 7 facts about the upcoming show below and get your tickets today.
1 – Steel The Stage
To construct the Treasure Island set, the design team had to use nearly a mile of steel!
2 – Cast & Characters
There are 36 people within the cast, including local actor Randall Frizado who is the only cast member that was in the original production in 2008. Also, the character Jim Hawkins is played by Michael Nigro who starred on NBC’s The Sound of Music Live! as Friedrich.
3 – Ships, Ahoy!
In total, there will be 4 different versions of the ship used on stage during the production. Are you ready to set sail?
4 – Scaling The Set
The Treasure Island set is nearly 3 stories tall, towering over the cast, orchestra, and audience.
5 – Prepare For Battle
An experienced fight choreography team has been hired by the Fulton to create realistic and engaging battle sequences in the show that will be breathtaking. Check out the video below!
6 – Bringing It To The Stage
Treasure Island was created by the Fulton’s Artistic Producer Marc Robin and Maine State Music Theatre’s Artistic Director Curt Dale Clark. The show first debuted in 2008, but has been developing since the original production. This year’s version boasts an array of exciting new material!
7 – Score!
There will be a 17-piece orchestra providing the music for the show. The talented musicians promise to deliver exciting, energetic, swashbuckling tunes that perfectly match the epic story.
Who wants to join us and sail through this musical adventure?
Get your tickets to Treasure Island online and prepare for a swashbuckling epic you don’t want to miss!