The Music Man, 2001

music-manBook: Meredith Willson
Music and Lyrics: Meredith Willson
Based on a story by Meredith Willson and Franklin Lacey

An affectionate paean to Smalltown, U.S.A. of a bygone era, Meredith Willson’s The Music Man follows fast-talking traveling salesman Harold Hill as he cons the people of River City, Iowa into buying instruments and uniforms for a boys’ band he vows to organize – this despite the fact he doesn’t know a trombone from a treble clef. His plans to skip town with the cash are foiled when he falls for Marian the librarian, who transforms him into a respectable citizen by curtain’s fall.

Mainstage Company:
Barry Austin
Eli Borggraefe
Mike Cali
Holly Crenshaw
Nicole DeCario
Paul Gebb
Brooke A. Kotarides
Melissa Larsen
Robert Lewandowski
Eric Loscheider
Katie Main
Andy Meyers
Katie O’Toole
Kate Roberts
Jacob Thompson
Tod VanZandt

Production Team:
Director: Christopher Catt
Choreographer: Kelly Shook
Musical Director: Lauri Young
Scenic Designer: Will Turbyne
Lighting Designer: Phill Hickox
Costume Designer: Jennifer Bilbo
Sound Designer: Daniel Brunk
Technical Director: Colin Buckhurst
Production Stage Manager: Alvin Dizon
Props Master: Schrader

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