OWEN & MZEE THE MUSICAL

book and music by MICHELLE ELLIOTT

music and lyrics by DANNY LARSEN

directed and choreographed by TYRONE L. ROBINSON

based on the book by ISABELLA HATKOFF, CRAIG HATKOFF and DR. PAULA KAHUMBU

with photography by PETER GRESTE

original production concept by STANLEY MATHIS

 

Cast

Eric J. Willingham (Owen)

Desmond Fernandez (Mzee)

Aguel Lual (Ensemble & Dance Captian)

Oscar Whitney Jr. (Ensemble)

Theatre 2
11/27/2021- 12/19/2021
$49.50-$99.50
+$2.50 Restoration Fee

Owen and Mzee the Musical

The amazing true story of the orphaned baby hippo and 130-year-old giant turtle whose remarkable friendship touched millions around the world.

The inspiring true story of two great friends, a baby hippo named Owen and a 130-yr-old giant tortoise named Mzee. When Owen was stranded after a tsunami, villagers in Kenya worked tirelessly to rescue him. Then, to everyone’s amazement, the orphan hippo and the elderly tortoise adopted each other. Now they are inseparable, swimming, eating, and playing together. Adorable photos emailed from friend to friend quickly made them worldwide celebrities. Here is a joyous reminder that in times of trouble, friendship is stronger than the differences that too often pull us apart. 

 

Ages 2-7+.

Please note all sales are final. We do not offer refunds or exchanges.

All patrons 12 & older must be fully vaccinated 14 days prior to their performance date. Proof of vaccination must be accompanied by a valid photo ID (valid ID for ages 12-18 do not need to include a photo).  

All patrons aged 5 – 11 must provide EITHER a negative COVID test: PCR test taken within 72 hours of the performance, or a rapid antigen test taken within 6 hours of the performance OR proof of at least one dose of an authorized vaccination received at least 14 days prior to the performance.   

All patrons aged 2-4 must provide a negative COVID test: PCR test taken within 72 hours of the performance, or a rapid antigen test taken within 6 hours of the performance. 

There are no test requirements for children under the age of 2.

* Starting February 1, 2022 we will require everyone age 5+ to be fully vaccinated. Negative tests will no longer be accepted

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Masks must be worn in the building at all times.

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