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WTP presenting ‘Big Fish: The Musical’

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Sandra Bloom (Breene Halaby) and husband Edward Bloom (Bobby Lovett) embrace.

Sandra Bloom (Breene Halaby) and husband Edward Bloom (Bobby Lovett) embrace.

The Wellesley Theatre Project (WTP) is set to present "Big Fish: The Musical" on Thursday, August 16, at 7 p.m., Friday, August 17, at 7 p.m., and Saturday, August 18, at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. All performances will take place at the Wellesley Theatre Project Studios at The Wellesley Community Center, located at 219 Washington St.

Based on the celebrated novel by Daniel Wallace and the acclaimed film directed by Tim Burton, "Big Fish: The Musical" tells the tale of Edward Bloom, a man who leads an extraordinary life - according to the stories he tells about meeting witches, kissing mermaids or joining the circus.

"Big Fish" features a talented cast of eighteen students between the ages of thirteen and eighteen. Cast members of "Big Fish" reside in Wellesley, as well as neighboring communities including Medfield, Natick, Needham, Newton, Waban, and West Roxbury.

Tickets are priced $15 for adults and $10 for students and seniors, and may be purchased online at in advance, or at the door for $18 for adults and $12 for students and seniors.

For more information about "Big Fish: The Musical" or other Wellesley Theatre Project classes and productions, visit or call (781-235-1550).

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