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The Music Man   

City Center, (6/05/1980 - 6/22/1980)
First Preview: Total Previews: 8
Opening Date: Jun 05, 1980    
Closing Date: Jun 22, 1980 Total Performances: 21

Category: Musical, Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Description: A musical comedy in two acts and sixteen scenes
Setting: River City, Iowa. 1912.

Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by City Center
Produced by James M. Nederlander, Raymond Lussa and Fred Walker
Book by Meredith Willson; Music by Meredith Willson; Lyrics by Meredith Willson; Written in collaboration with Franklin Lacey; Music and Vocal Director: Milton Rosenstock; Music orchestrated by Don Walker
Directed by Michael Kidd; Choreographed by Michael Kidd
Scenic Design by Peter Wolf; Costume Design by Stanley Simmons; Lighting Design by Marcia Madeira; Sound Design by Barry Rimler; Projection Producer: Wendall Harrington; Projection Photographer: Peter Johansky; Projections supervised by Marcia Madeira; Hair Design by Dale Brownell
General Manager: Jack Schlissel and James Walsh; Company Manager: David Hedges
Production Stage Manager: Conwell S. Worthington II; Stage Manager: John M. Galo
Musical Supervisor: Earl Shendell
Assistant to Mr. Kidd: Bonnie Evans; General Press Representative: Solters / Roskin / Friedman, Inc.; Dance Captain: Dennis Batutis; Press Representative: Milly Schoenbaum, Anne Obert Weinberg and Kevin Patterson
Dick Van DykeHarold Hill
Meg BussertMarian Paroo
Iggie WolfingtonMayor Shinn
Victoria AllyResident of River City
Carol ArthurMrs. Paroo
Carol Ann BaschResident of River City
Dennis BatutisTraveling Salesman
Resident of River City
David BeckettResident of River City
Ralph BraunTraveling Salesman
Olin Britt
Marcia BrushinghamAlma Hix
Larry CahnTraveling Salesman
Ewart Dunlop
Mark A. EspositoResident of River City
Mary GaeblerMaud Dunlop
Tom GarrettTraveling Salesman
Resident of River City
Liza GennaroResident of River City
Dennis HollandTraveling Salesman
Constable Locke
Resident of River City
Andy HostettlerTraveling Salesman
Resident of River City
Tony JaegerResident of River City
Jen JonesEulalie Mackecknie Shinn
Wendy KimballResident of River City
Àra MarxResident of River City
Calvin McRaeTommy Djilas
Darleigh MillerResident of River City
Lara Jill MillerAmaryllis
Randy MorganTraveling Salesman
Oliver Hix
P. J. NelsonEthel Toffelmier
Gail PenningtonResident of River City
Richard Warren PughMarcellus Washburn
Rosemary RadoResident of River City
Mary RocheMrs. Squires
Michael J. RockneTraveling Salesman
Resident of River City
Christina SaffranZaneeta Shinn
Christian SlaterWinthrop Paroo
Coley SohnResident of River City
Jay StuartCharlie Cowell
Peter WandelConductor
Resident of River City
Lee WinstonTraveling Salesman
Jacey Squires
Swings: Alis-Elaine Anderson and J. J. Jepson
Standby: Jay Stuart (Harold Hill)
Understudies: Ralph Braun (Mayor Shinn), Larry Cahn (Traveling Salesman), Mary Gaebler (Eulalie Mackecknie Shinn, Mrs. Paroo), Tom Garrett (Oliver Hix), Dennis Holland (Charlie Cowell, Ewart Dunlop), Tony Jaeger (Tommy Djilas), J. J. Jepson (Conductor, Constable Locke, Marcellus Washburn), Wendy Kimball (Ethel Toffelmier, Maud Dunlop, Mrs. Squires), Àra Marx (Zaneeta Shinn), Darleigh Miller (Marian Paroo), Randy Morgan (Jacey Squires), Mary Roche (Alma Hix), Michael J. Rockne (Olin Britt) and Coley Sohn (Amaryllis, Winthrop Paroo)
Theatre World
winner 1981 Award [recipient] 
  Meg Bussert
music by Meredith Willson; lyrics by Meredith Willson
ACT 1 Sung By
Rock IslandCharlie Cowell
Iowa StubbornTownspeople of River City
(Ya Got) TroubleHarold Hill and Townspeople of River City
Piano LessonMarian Paroo, Mrs. Paroo and Amaryllis
Goodnight, My SomeoneMarian Paroo
Seventy Six TrombonesHarold Hill, Boys and Girls
SincereThe Buffalo Bills
The Sadder-But-Wiser GirlHarold Hill and Marcellus Washburn
Pickalittle (Talkalittle)Eulalie Mackecknie Shinn, Maud Dunlop, Ethel Toffelmier, Alma Hix, Mrs. Squires and Ladies of River City
Goodnight LadiesThe Buffalo Bills
Marian The LibrarianHarold Hill, Boys and Girls
My White KnightMarian Paroo
Wells Fargo WagonWinthrop Paroo and Townspeople of River City
ACT 2 Sung By
It's YouEulalie Mackecknie Shinn, Maud Dunlop, Ethel Toffelmier, Alma Hix and Mrs. Squires
ShipoopiMarcellus Washburn, Harold Hill, Marian Paroo, Tommy Djilas and Zaneeta Shinn
Pickalittle (Reprise) Eulalie Mackecknie Shinn, Maud Dunlop, Ethel Toffelmier, Alma Hix, Mrs. Squires and Ladies of River City
Lida RoseThe Buffalo Bills
Will I Ever Tell YouMarian Paroo
Gary, IndianaWinthrop Paroo
It's You (Reprise) Townspeople of River City, Boys and Girls
Till There Was YouMarian Paroo and Harold Hill
Seventy Six Trombones/Goodnight My Someone (Reprise) Harold Hill and Marian Paroo
Till There Was You (Reprise) Harold Hill
FinaleEntire Company