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The Music Man

August 3, 2017 - August 19, 2017 MainStage Back to Shows & Events
The Music Man

Written by Meredith Willson and Franklin Lacey. Music & lyrics by Meredith Willson.
Follow fast-talking traveling salesman Harold Hill as he cons the townspeople of River City, Iowa, into paying for a boys' band that he has no intention of organizing. But when he falls for Marian, the librarian, his plans to skip town with the cash are foiled and a town is transformed.

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Curtain Times

  • Tuesday - Saturday evenings: 7:30pm
  • Wednesday and Saturday matinees: 2:00pm
  • Sunday matinee: 3:00pm

Special Events

  • Join us for a Director's Talk 30 minutes prior to 7:30 pm curtain on 8/3 and 8/4; and 30 minutes prior to 2 pm curtain on Saturday 8/5.
  • Join us for a Talkback with the cast and crew on 8/6 or 8/13, immediately following the 3 pm Sunday matinee.

The Music Man

Creative Team

  • Director: Malcolm Ewen
  • Music Director/Orchestral ReductionLarry Pressgrove
  • Choreographer: Michael Raine
  • Associate Choreographer: Felicity Stiverson
  • Scenic Design: Howard C. Jones
  • Lighting Design: Stuart Duke
  • Costume Design: Kirche Leigh Zeile
  • Sound Design: Ed Chapman
  • Wig Designer: Dave Bova
  • Associate Music Director: Jake Turski
  • Production Stage Manager: Michele A. Kay*
  • Assistant Stage Manager: Danielle Zandri*
  • Stage Management Intern: Vanessa Ramon
  • Musicians: Larry Pressgrove conductor/keyboard, Jake Turski keyboard, Tom Regouski reeds, Joshua Pauly trumpet, Tom Jorgensen percussion


  • Conductor Michael Mendez* 
  • Charlie Cowell  Jim Raposa*
  • Traveling Salesmen Gideon ChickosJonathan GomolkaAllen Kendall*Daniel LeonardMatthew PittsRoger Seyer*Paul Watt-Morse
  • Harold Hill David Bonanno* 
  • Mayor Shinn Munson Hicks*
  • Alma Hix Thursday Farrar*
  • Ethel Toffelmeir Felicity Stiverson* 
  • Jacey Squires/Ensemble Allen Kendall*
  • Marcellus Washburn Michael Mendez*
  • Ewart Dunlop Gideon Chickos
  • Marian Paroo Marissa McGowan* 
  • Mrs. Paroo Cathy Newman*
  • Amarylis Margot Potter
  • Winthrop Paroo Sander Scott
  • Eulalie Mackecknie Shinn Dorothy Stanley* 
  • Maud Dunlop Allie Seibold
  • Mrs. Squires Anne D’Olivo
  • Tommy Djilas Matthew Pitts
  • Constable Locke Paul Watt-Morse
  • Gracie Shinn Willa Dana 
  • Oliver Hix Roger Seyer*
  • Olin Britt Daniel Leonard
  • Zaneeta Shinn Megumi Nakamura 
  • Residents of River City Gideon ChickosJonathan GomolkaAllen Kendall*Marissa HeckerMichael LeslieClaire MercierJulian PirieJim Raposa*Declan SeyerPaul Watt-Morse


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