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The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs

Script and Lyrics by Robert Kauzlaric
Music by Paul Gilvary & William Rush
Based on the book by Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith

Produced by special arrangement with Playscripts, Inc. (

Think you know the story of the mean ol’ Big Bad Wolf and the poor persecuted Three Little Pigs? This preposterous parody set in porker-centric Piggsylvania may muddle your memory! Join intrepid go-getter journalist Lillian McGill LIVE! in the ready-for-reality-TV courtroom for the trial of the century to determine if the wolf we all know as Big Bad is truly guilty of the crimes of which he has been accused. Will a wolf be able to get a fair trial in The “Honorable” Judge Prudence’s courtroom of chaos and corruption? You’ll get to be the jury and decide the fate of the furry accused!

  • Run Dates Jan 27 - Feb 12, 2017
  • Appropriate Ages 6+
  • Duration 60 Minutes

Cast & Credits


  • Alexander T. Wolf – Dan Chevalier
  • Lillian Magill – Ashley Laverty
  • Prudence & Pig #1 – Kimberlee Stone
  • Julia & Pig #2 – Lauren Krupski
  • Rocky, Billy Shears, Martha, Maxwell & Pig #3 – Robby Stone


  • Director – Kevin Ehrhart
  • Music Director – Jerry Brabec
  • Choreographer – Sue Gillespie Booton
  • Lighting Designer – Craig Moxon
  • Scenic Designer – Bridgette Dreher
  • Sound Designer – Laura RenaeHensley
  • Costume Designer – Sherri Geerdes
  • Hair & Makeup Designer – Erin Bragg
  • Production Stage Manager – Ashleigh-Dawn Kriegh-Fleming
  • Director of Production – Erin Solemsaas
  • Technical Director – Greg Rishoi
  • Assistant Stage Manager – Tyler Danhaus
  • Props Mistress – Devon Denn-Young
  • Scenic Charge Artist – Lauren Crabtree
  • Master Carpenter – Jackson D. Curtright
  • Lighting Apprentice-  Rose Mormino
  • Stage Manager Apprentice – J.J. Jones
  • Scenic Apprentice – Megan Bolander
  • Load In Crew – Lisa Karrbenhoft & Josh Young
  • Stitchers – Sherri Geerdes, Audio Helkuik, Erin Bragg, Jill Maenner
Dan Chevalier

Dan Chevalier

Dan Chevalier is thrilled to be back at The Rose after previously appearing in Honk! as Ugly. Over the past decade, Dan has appeared on stage at many theatres in the Omaha area, including the Omaha Community Playhouse, Bellevue Little Theatre, Chanticleer Theatre, and Shelterbelt Theatre. Some favorite roles include Snail in A Year with Frog and Toad, Bud in Gutenberg! The Musical!, and Leaf Coneybear in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Dan is a graduate of the University of Nebraska-Omaha.

Ashley Laverty

Ashley Laverty

Ashley Laverty is a full time Teaching Artist at the Rose Theater and originally hails from Massachusetts! She holds an M.F.A in Theatre for Youth from Arizona State University and a B.A. in Theatre Arts with a concentration in Musical Theatre from Point Park University's Conservatory of Performing Arts. Ashley is a theatre maker, playwright, director and actor. She has performed nationally for young audiences with the National Theatre for Children, VEE Corporation, Roxy Regional Theatre, Vital Theatre Company, and Storyland, a family amusement park. For more information:

Kimberlee Stone

Kimberlee Stone

Kimberlee is ELATED to be back on stage at the Rose Theater, her recent credits here include: Mouse on the Move (Hitchcock TVY series) and Goodnight Moon (Mainstage). She is also a proud member of the Rose Theater's Education Staff as one of their year long Contract Teaching Artists. Originally hailing from sunny California and a graduate of Cal Poly Pomona's Theater Program, some of her other proud credits include: Anton Chekov's: The Bear and the Proposal, Our Town, The Tempest, Richard III, Angels in America, Dog Sees God, RENT, and Legally Blonde - just to name a few. Kimberlee would also like to thank her parents for their amazing support (being so far away and all) and her phenomenal network of friends for being amazing pillars of strength and constant inspiration. She hopes you enjoys this foray into this crazy zany piggy world as much as she enjoys bringing it to life.

Lauren Krupski

Lauren Krupski

Lauren is so excited for show number 15 at the Rose! Most notably she has been seen onstage in Shrek the Muscial, Pete the Cat, A Christmas Story the Musical, and A Year with Frog and Toad. Lauren has also been seen onstage with The Blue Barn, Nebraska Shakespeare, and The Omaha Symphony. Lauren is so excited to prove that the Big Bad Wolf is GUILTY!

Robby Stone

Robby Stone

Robby is happy to be at The Rose again in this show. He has also been seen in Shrek The Musical as Shrek, Big Nate as Nate Wright, Jackie and Me as Joey Stoshack, Cat in the Hat as The Boy, Peter and the Starcatcher as Mack, and more. He wants to thank his friends for supporting him, the artists he has a chance to work with, and his parents who have shown him nothing but love and support.

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Know Before You Go


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Everyone deserves a chance to experience the magic of theater. Performances are open to children and family members of all abilities. Click here to learn more about accessibility at The Rose.

A helpful social story to help your child prepare for their experience at The Rose can be downloaded below. This social story helps you walk your child through each step of their experience at The Rose, using pictures and descriptive text. The social story includes specific information about The True Story of The Three Little Pigs that will help ease any fears your child may have about attending the show.


Join Our Post-Performance Q&A Session!

A few minutes after the performance, our actors will conduct a Question & Answer session from the stage. It’s a wonderful opportunity to learn more about the scenery, costumes, special effects, and other aspects of the production. The actors may even have a question or two for you about the story.

Meet the Cast & Get an Autograph!

Some performers will be available after the show to say hello, pose in pictures, and sign their autographs for you. You can meet them on the mezzanine level right outside the entrance to our balcony level seats.

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First, please tell me you and your children have read The True Story of the Three Little Pigs by Jon Scieszka. Take that delightfully clever story, add 60s-style clothes and music, and involve the audience in the performance as the jury for the Big Bad Wolf’s trial, and that is the magic we witnessed at The Rose yesterday! The five-member ensemble cast took us on a captivating journey into the courtroom of Judge Juris Prudence (HA!) where the Mr. Wolf is getting a not-so-fair trial from the pig-biased judge and prosecutor.