Highland Park TYA Has Its BUSYTOWN Cast and Creatives

Highland Park TYA Has Its BUSYTOWN Cast and Creatives

Pictured: Heidi Hansfield 

Highland Park Players Theater for Young Audiences has announced the cast and creative team for BUSYTOWN the MUSICAL, composed by Michael Koerner, with lyrics by Kevin Kling and Michael Koerner, based on the books by Richard Scarry.

Directed by Debbie Goldman, the production features Al Katz-Mariani as Huckle Cat, Heidi Hansfield as Betsy Bear, Brian Herrle as Sergeant Murphy, Bob Spidale as Farmer Alfalfa/Train the Dog, Aimee Kleiman as Grocer Mom Cat, Toni Mansfield as Tailor Stitches/Jason the Mason, Sammi Gassel as Blacksmith Fox, Dave Lemrise as Construction Worker/Salty the Pirate, Sarah Makkawy as Dig Pig/Letter Carrier, Elise Lipezker as Sawdust, Christina Melgar as Lowly Worm, Katy Mitchell as Postwoman/Humperdink, Naomi Hershman as Nurse/Grandma Bear, Molly Jacobson as Firechief, Sabra Gerber as Able Baker Charlie, and Susie Perkowitz as Dr. Lion.

The production team includes Jamie Davidson (Producer), Aaron Kaplan (Music Director), Cathy Jacobson (Choreographer), Live Music by JAM (Justin Kono, Aaron Kaplan, and Michael Goldman), Vicky Jablonski (Costumer), Debbie Szczesniak (Props Designer), Rich Neumann (Sound Designer), Jacob Cohen (PR/Marketeing), Gryffon Cloud (Stage Manager), Abra Chusid (Production Assistant) and Sue Jacobson (Assistant Director).

BUSYTOWN the MUSICAL runs February 10th – 18th. For more information visit highlandparkplayers.com.

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