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Big Bad

by Alec Strum




Big Bad is the Village Playhouse's 2011 traveling children's production. This show travels to various locations in the metropolitan area.  All the shows listed below are open to the public with tickets available at the door.  (At the Lakefront Festival of the Arts the performance is free with admission to the grounds)


The most notorious criminal in the fairy-tale world, Big Bad Wolf, is being slapped with a class-action lawsuit by the countless quirky characters he has wronged.  Now, the two greatest legal minds in the Enchanted Forest the Evil Stepmother and the Fairy Godmother will clash (on live Court TV, no less, with Sydney Grimm as commentator!)  in a trial that will be remembered forever after.  As Little Red Riding Hood, her Grandmother, the Three Little Pigs and the Shepherd in charge of the Boy Who Cried Wolf testify, the wolf seems deserving of all that's coming.  But, even though the disreputable Evil Stepmother couldn't be less interested in pro-bono work on such an obviously futile defense, Mr. Wolf makes a good case for himself.  Was he born a criminal, or made one?  Perhaps he does deserve compassion instead of condemnation?  What will the verdict be?  Only the jury the audience can decide, when the doddering old Judge invites them to determine the outcome of the trial...  and the play! 




November 8 and 9, 2010

7:00 PM

Divine Word Lutheran Churc

5505 West Lloyd Street



A cast of men and women, any age, and children (age 8 and up) are needed for a variety of roles. We are also seeking backstage help.


Auditions will consist of reading from the script.

For information call Barbara at (414) 425-2076 or email BigBad@villageplayhouse.org



Remaining Performances:


January 23, 2011, 2:00 PM
Nathan Hale High School,
11601 W. Lincoln Avenue

West Allis

February 6, 2011, 3:00 PM
Cedarburg Cultural Center
W62 N546 Washington Avenue


March 12, 2011, 2:00 PM
Wauwatosa West High School,
11400 W. Center Street


June 18, 19, 2011 2:00 PM
Lakefront Festival of Arts

Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee


Tickets available at the door the day of the performance.




Show Flyer







Sydney Grimm

Clarence Aumend


Fairy Godmother

Antoinette Stikl


Little Red Riding Hood

Bethany Vanderhoof


Grandmother Hood Judy Lee Tarbox  
Pig One Kieran Kane  

Pig Two

Andrew Harter


Pig Three

Michael Haubner



Bill Woodcutter

Jim Donaldson



Paul Weir


Boy Who Cried Wolf Preston Carr  
Big Bad Wolf Nicholas Haubner  
Judge Wise Old Man Larry Beckley  
Evil Stepmother Laura Bambrick  
Miss Muffit Donna McMaster  

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