Adapted & Directed by Dan
Music by Jodi Jones & Alyssa Krieger
Performances: April 24-27 & May 1-4
Age Range: Grades K-6
In this creative re-imagining of the classic childhood tale,
originally called Henny Penny by Joseph Jacobs, follow Chicken
Little in a desperate attempt to inform the masses that the sky
is falling. Join our chorus of singing Pig Narrators, Chicken
Little and Friends as they stumble through a barnyard kingdom
and fight for survival against a sly fox and conquer their fear
of the clouds toppling down to the earth. Children will be given
the opportunity to participate in a unique, new world premiere
with an original script and music by Dan Nickerson, Jodi Jones
and Alyssa Krieger.
Chicken Little Cast
Chicken Little – Keatin H.
Ducky Lucky – Sabrina J.
Abby Mallard – Daisy P.
Connie Swanny – Mystic P.
Tawnie Swanny – Lauren S.
Cocky Locky – Kyle S.
Drakey Lakey – Emma C.
Henny Penny – Shelby D.
Goosey Loosey – Aleah G.
Turkey Lurky – James P.
Foxy Loxy – Ryland N.
Measel Weasel – Carter D.
Pauley Pigeon – Julia S.
Petey Pigeon – William S.
Mayor Cluck – Harley H.
Mrs. Cluck – Talia R.
Oscar Ostrich – Gabe S.
Rocky Rooster – Samuel D.
Sherly Crow – Julia B.
Carol Crow – Megan Y.
Narrators – (Group 1) – Matias C., Azaria J., Quinn S., Jaelee
VS., Campbell W., Gracie F., Michael W. (Group 2) – Cooper T.,
Abigail A., Logan A., Carson A., Aaron A., Ella M., Connor L.
‘Chicken Little’ opens April 25
Hertz, 8, plays Chicken Little in NOVA’s musical staging of the
Keatin Hertz, right, enters a scene to rescue the members of his
barnyard town during Monday’s rehearsal.
The group of Pig Narrators sing the opening song of “Chicken
Little” during a rehearsal Monday at the NOVA Center for the
Mystic Pippin, 10, playing Connie Swanny, adjusts her tiara
before running scenes with the rest of the “Chicken Little” cast
HANNAH POTES/Gazette Staff
The young actors of “Chicken Little,” which premieres
Friday, April 25, at NOVA Center for the Performing Arts,
rehearse a scene from the show.
April 24, 2014 11:45 am •
By Jaci Webb
Follow Chicken Little, who is played by
Keatin Hertz, in his desperate attempt to inform the masses that
the sky is falling in the re-imagined classic childhood tale
staged at NOVA Center for the Performing Arts, 2317 Montana Ave.
The show features a chorus of singing pigs who narrate as
Chicken Little and friends stumble through a barnyard kingdom
and fight for survival against a sly fox. They conquer their
fear of the clouds toppling down to earth.
Little” opens April 25 and runs through May 4. Chicken Little is
brought to life through an original script and lyrics, written
by NOVA’s youth director Dan Nickerson, who also directs.
Alyssa Krieger has composed original music for the
production and Jodi Jones is the music director. This unusual
version of a familiar tale is told by NOVA’s youngest actors and