Book, music, & lyrics by PigPen Theatre Co.
Based on the novel by Kate DiCamillo and the Universal Pictures animated film
Directed by Marc Bruni, PigPen Theatre Co.
Choreographed by Jennifer Jancuska
Sound Design by Nevin Steinberg
Set Design by Jason Sherwood
Costume Design by Anita Yavich
Lighting Design by Isabella Byrd
Puppetry by Lydia Fine & Nick Lehane
Music Directed by Christopher Jahnke
Upcoming Fall 2019 production at Berkeley Repertory Theatre
“Charming and inventive! Beautifully realized, intricately staged, and smartly conceived.” - Critic’s Choice, The San Diego Union-Tribune
”The Tale of Despereaux reinvents the American musical.” - Patch
“This thoroughly enchanting musical reminds us… in a captivating, highly theatrical way… the importance of empathy and understanding. The production is superb.” - Times of San Diego