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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 Dyke
Harold Hill
Meg Bussert
Marian Paroo
Iggie Wolfington
Mayor Shinn
Victoria Ally
Resident of River City
Carol Arthur
Mrs. Paroo
Carol Ann Basch
Resident of River City
Dennis Batutis
Traveling Salesman
Resident of River City
David Beckett
Resident of River City
Ralph Braun
Traveling Salesman
Olin Britt
Marcia Brushingham
Alma Hix
Larry Cahn
Traveling Salesman
Ewart Dunlop
Mark A. Esposito
Resident of River City
Mary Gaebler
Maud Dunlop
Tom Garrett
Traveling Salesman
Resident of River City
Liza Gennaro
Resident of River City
Dennis Holland
Traveling Salesman
Constable Locke
Resident of River City
Andy Hostettler
Traveling Salesman
Resident of River City
Tony Jaeger
Resident of River City
Jen Jones
Eulalie Mackecknie Shinn
Wendy Kimball
Resident of River City
Àra Marx
Resident of River City
Calvin McRae
Tommy Djilas
Darleigh Miller
Resident of River City
Lara Jill Miller
Randy Morgan
Traveling Salesman
Oliver Hix
P. J. Nelson
Ethel Toffelmier
Gail Pennington
Resident of River City
Richard Warren Pugh
Marcellus Washburn
Rosemary Rado
Resident of River City
Mary Roche
Mrs. Squires
Michael J. Rockne
Traveling Salesman
Resident of River City
Christina Saffran
Zaneeta Shinn
Christian Slater
Winthrop Paroo
Coley Sohn
Resident of River City
Jay Stuart
Charlie Cowell
Peter Wandel
Resident of River City
Lee Winston
Traveling 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 Island Charlie Cowell
Iowa Stubborn Townspeople of River City
(Ya Got) Trouble Harold Hill and Townspeople of River City
Piano Lesson Marian Paroo, Mrs. Paroo and Amaryllis
Goodnight, My Someone Marian Paroo
Seventy Six Trombones Harold Hill, Boys and Girls
Sincere The Buffalo Bills
The Sadder-But-Wiser Girl Harold Hill and Marcellus Washburn
Pickalittle (Talkalittle) Eulalie Mackecknie Shinn, Maud Dunlop, Ethel Toffelmier, Alma Hix, Mrs. Squires and Ladies of River City
Goodnight Ladies The Buffalo Bills
Marian The Librarian Harold Hill, Boys and Girls
My White Knight Marian Paroo
Wells Fargo Wagon Winthrop Paroo and Townspeople of River City
ACT 2 Sung By
It's You Eulalie Mackecknie Shinn, Maud Dunlop, Ethel Toffelmier, Alma Hix and Mrs. Squires
Shipoopi Marcellus 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 Rose The Buffalo Bills
Will I Ever Tell You Marian Paroo
Gary, Indiana Winthrop Paroo
It's You (Reprise) Townspeople of River City, Boys and Girls
Till There Was You Marian Paroo and Harold Hill
Seventy Six Trombones/Goodnight My Someone (Reprise) Harold Hill and Marian Paroo
Till There Was You (Reprise) Harold Hill
Finale Entire Company