Genre: Comedy, Kids, Musical
by Aaron Michael Zook

In the enchanted Forest of Fables, it seems everyone learns their lessons the hard way. An unlikely pair of friends, Fox and Donkey, search the land for an elusive "happy ending" amidst a cast of bumbling humans, snooty scavengers, and terrified bunnies. Along the way, the heroes learn about trust, friendship, and the secret of enduring happiness through song, antic wordplay, and big-band swing.

About the author

Aaron Michael Zook has worked as a writer, composer and director for companies specializing in theatre for young audiences since 2000. As an actor, he has toured through every state east of the Mississippi and accumulated over a thousand performances with such companies as Chamber Theatre Productions, the American Girl Revue, Theatreworks/USA, and Looking Glass Productions. His original play We Are Burning appeared in the Orlando and New York International Fringe Festivals. Zook also works as a freelance editor for developmental English textbooks.

This is Zook's second children's musical for Tuckaberry Productions. The first, Kip, the Enchanted Cat, opened in November, 2006 to large and enthusiastic Brooklyn audiences.

Zook is equally known for toe-tapping boogie woogie numbers and heartrending ballads; his charming writing and musical finesse is guaranteed to entertain, educate, and inspire audiences of all ages.

Open:   03/29/08
Close:   04/12/08

Saturdays, March 29, April 5 and April 12 at 1:00 and 3:00 P.M.

Sundays, March 30 and April 6 at 3:00 P.M

Theater:   Impact Theatre
Address:   190 Underhill Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11225
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Cost:$10 for adults, $7 for kids 12 and under, FREE for kids 3 and under
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Adam is thrilled to be a part of Aesop's Foibles. Adam in originally from Rochester, N.Y., and currently lives in Brooklyn with his wife and cat. Some of Adam's favorite roles include Don Quixote in Man of La Mancha, Atticus Finch in To Kill A Mockingbird, and The Scarecrow in The Wizard of Oz. Adam wishes to thank Carol, Marla, Warren and Steve, "the boys", and his wife Dianna for their unending inspiration and love. Check out Adam's next performance at
Joshua is proud to be part of his second Tuckaberry show. Originally from Ohio, he graduated in 2007 from AMDA and studied with top teachers such as Elaine Petricoff, David Martin, Dan Daily, Tracey Bonner, Lindsay Chambers, Michelle Bruckner and more. Favorite roles include "Harpo" in The Color Purple, "Pippin" in Pippin, "Pirate King" in The Pirates of Pnezance, "Mr. Black" in The Wild Party, "Joshua" in Big, "Andre" in Ain't Misbehavin', "George" in An Actor's Nightmare, "Frederick" in Smokey Joe's Café, "Wickersham Brother" and "Yertle" in PYT's Seussical the Musical, "Flava Flav" on 30 Rock, and ensemble roles in La Stranera and The Macy's Day Parade. Joshua is currently in production for Anatomy of Desire, a multi-media film and dance production. Find him and his newly released album Just Stay at

Sarah Amandes is pleased as punch to be in Aesop's Foibles, and with her beloved Tuckaberries to boot! You may have seen her here as Titania in A Midsummer Night's Dream, Sandra in Peter Piper Picks a New Profession, the Ogre in Kip, the Enchanted Cat, or Mrs. Rutabaga in Rudy Rutabaga and the Terrible Dragon of Amsteryork. She also appeared as Julia in Hudson Shakespeare's Two Gentlemen of Verona. She recently finished her first regional run in the acclaimed Almost Heaven: Songs of John Denver at Circa '21 Dinner Theatre in Rock Island, IL, in which she learned the value of big hair. She thanks Aaron, Dianna, and the whole family for making this a magical experience.
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Leah Carrell is ecstatic to work with Tuckaberry Productions. During rehearsals she often wonders to herself: "Where have these people been all my life?" She recently finished her M.A. at NYU in the Program of Educational Theatre. New York theatre: The Taming of the Shrew, The Light Princess, An Evening of Grand Guignol Horror, Jungalbook, Getting Near to Baby, Jonestown the Musical, Sideman, ‘Tis Pity She's a Whore. Regional Theatre: Hello Dolly!, Bye Bye Birdie, Brigadoon, and 110 in the Shade. She's also proud to be a Teaching Artist with StudentsLive Broadway Education Programs ( She earned her Bachelor's degree from Ithaca College .