Michigan premiere of ‘A Little More Alive’ at Meadow Brook Theatre

Folk-pop musical runs February 14 – March 10 on the campus of Oakland University

In this heartfelt and original folk-pop musical, two estranged brothers reunite at their
childhood home after their mother’s funeral. An unexpected revelation distorts every
memory they have, and as they uncover secrets that had been hiding in plain sight
their whole lives, Nate and Jeremy find that no one is exempt from the gray area
between right and wrong.

A Little More Alive runs February 14 through March 10, 2024, at Meadow Brook
Theatre (MBT) on the campus of Oakland University in Rochester Hills, Mich.

L to R: Liam Fennecken, Ron Williams, and Noah Barnes. Photo courtesy of Sean Carter Photography

“I’m excited to share the Michigan premiere of this musical with our audiences,” says
Travis Walter, MBT artistic director. “So often, we can feel so sure we know what’s
going on, but this is one of those situations where just one piece of knowledge can
change how you view everything that’s happened, and may change everything to

Liam Fennecken (Broadway’s CHICAGO, viral TikTok contributor, and an “America’s Got Talent” 2021 quarterfinalist with vocal group T.3) and Noah Barnes play brothers Nate and Jeremy, with Melanie Frasca, Amber Hurst Martin, and Ron Williams rounding out the cast.

Liam Fennecken and friend. Photo courtesy of Sean Carter Photography

A Little More Alive is directed by Travis W. Walter, with musical direction by Zachary Ryan. Scenic design is by Brian Kessler, costume design by Marley Boone, and lighting design by Neil Koivu. Projections design is by Jeromy Hopgood, with Sarah Webb assisting, and sound design is by Mike Duncan. Brittanie Nichole Sicker is the stage manager and Stacy White is the assistant stage manager.

In addition to musical direction, Zachary Ryan directs the band and plays the keyboard. The rest of the band includes Bill Lymperis (guitar 1), and Sig Hepler (guitar 2).

Tickets range from $37 to $46 and are available by calling the Meadow Brook Theatre box office at 248-377-3300 or going online at www.Ticketmaster.com. Student discounts are available at the box office. Groups of eight or more should call 248-370-3316 for group pricing. MBT Rating: High School & Up.

A Little More Alive is made possible through the generous support of The Michigan Arts and Cultural Council, The National Endowment for the Arts, The Fred A. and Barbara M. Erb Family Foundation, The Shubert Foundation, and the Meadow Brook Theatre Guild.

Meadow Brook Theatre is a professional theatre located on the campus of Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan.

For additional information, please visit www.MBTheatre.com or call 248-377-3300. Meadow Brook Theatre is a nonprofit, cultural institution serving southeast Michigan for 55 years.

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