The Music man

Marjestic Theatre

December 19, 1957 - October 22, 1960

Broadway Theatre

October 24, 1960 - April 15, 1961

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Opening Night: December 19, 1957

Closing Night: April 15, 1961

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Music: Meredith Wilson

Lyrics: Meredith Wilson

Book: Meredith Wilson

With his fast-talking style, “Professor” Harold Hill convinces the parents of River City to buy instruments and uniforms for their youngsters in order to save them, but chaos ensues as Hill’s credentials are questioned and he is called upon to prove himself to the citizens of River City.

Musical Numbers

Rock Island…..Charlie Cowell, Traveling Salesmen
Iowa Stubborn……………Townspeople of River City
(Ya Got) Trouble…………Harold Hill, Townspeople
Piano Lesson……………..Marian Paroo, Mrs. Paroo,
                                      Amaryllis
Goodnight, My Someone……………….Marian Paroo
Seventy Six Trombones…..Harold Hill, Boys, Girls
Sincere…………………………….Olin Britt, Oliver Hix,
                                  Ewart Dunlop, Jacey Squires
The Sadder-But-Wiser Girl……………..Harold Hill,
                                               Marcellus Washburn
Pickalittle………………….Eulalie Mackecknie Shinn,
                             Maud Dunlop, Ethel Toffelmier,
                                          Alma Hix, Mrs. Squires,
                                                 Ladies of River City
Goodnight Ladies……………..Olin Britt, Oliver Hix,
                                  Ewart Dunlop, Jacey Squires
Marian the Librarian………Harold Hill, Boys, Girls
My White Knight…………………………..Marian Paroo
The Wells Fargo Wagon……………Winthrop Paroo,
                                                      Townspeople

It’s You………Olin Britt, Oliver Hix, Ewart Dunlop,
              Jacey Squires, Eulalie Mackecknie Shinn,
                             Maud Dunlop, Ethel Toffelmier,
                                           Alma Hix, Mrs. Squires
Shipoopi…………Marcellus Washburn, Harold Hill,
                                  Marian Paroo, Tommy Djilas,
                                                Zaneeta Shinn, Kids
Pickalittle (Reprise)……Eulalie Mackecknie Shinn,
                             Maud Dunlop, Ethel Toffelmier,
                               Alma Hix, Mrs. Squires, Ladies
Lida Rose………………………….Olin Britt, Oliver Hix,
                                  Ewart Dunlop, Jacey Squires
Will I Ever Tell You?……………………..Marian Paroo
Gary, Indiana…………………………….Winthrop Paroo
It’s You (Reprise)…………Townspeople, Boys, Girls
Till There Was You…….Marian Paroo, Harold Hill
Seventy Six Trombones (Reprise)……..Harold Hill,
                                                           Marian Paroo
Goodnight, My Someone (Reprise)……Harold Hill,
                                                           Marian Paroo
Till There Was You (Reprise)……………Harold Hill
Finale…………………………………………………Company

CAST

Robert Preston                                            Harold Hill
David Burns                                              Mayor Shinn
Barbara Cook                                           Marian Paroo
Pert Kelton                                                  Mrs. Paroo
Pamela Abbott                           Resident of River City
Joan Bowman                             Resident of River City
Elisabeth Buda                          Resident of River City
Danny Carroll                                         Tommy Djilas
Alice Clift                                   Resident of River City
Ronn Cummins                          Resident of River City
Nancy Davis                              Resident of River City
Babs Delmore                            Resident of River City
Robert EvansTraveling Salesman
Resident of River City
Martha FlynnMrs. Squires
Resident of River City
James GannonTraveling Salesman
Resident of River City
Russell GoodwinTraveling Salesman
Resident of River City
Penny Ann GreenResident of River City
Janet HayesResident of River City
Eddie HodgesWinthrop Paroo
Robert HowardTraveling Salesman
Resident of River City
Peter LeedsResident of River City
Robert LennTraveling Salesman
Resident of River City
Vernon LusbyTraveling Salesman
Resident of River City
Lynda LynchResident of River City
Jacqueline MariaResident of River City
Bob MarianoResident of River City
Pat MarianoResident of River City
Gary MenteerResident of River City
Peggy MondoEthel Toffelmier
Resident of River City
Carl NicholasConductor
Constable Locke
Resident of River City
Hal NormanTraveling Salesman
Resident of River City
Tom PankoResident of River City
Marilyn PoudrierResident of River City
Helen RaymondEulalie Mackecknie Shinn
Paul ReedCharlie Cowell
Vern ReedJacey Squires
Quartet
Adnia RiceAlma Hix
Marie SantellaResident of River City
John SharpeResident of River City
Al SheaEwart Dunlop
Quartet
Marilyn SiegelAmaryllis
Bill SpangenbergOlin Britt
Quartet
Elaine SwannMaud Dunlop
Resident of River City
Gerald TeijeloResident of River City
Barbara TravisGracie Shinn
Wayne WardOliver Hix
Quartet
Babs WardenResident of River City
Marlys WattersResident of River City
Vernon WendorfResident of River City
Barbara WilliamsResident of River City
Roy WilsonResident of River City
Iggie WolfingtonMarcellus Washburn
Dusty WorrallZaneeta Shinn
Standby: Larry Douglas (Harold Hill)
Understudies: Martha Flynn (Alma Hix, Maud Dunlop, Ethel Toffelmier), Russell Goodwin (Oliver Hix), Robert Howard (Olin Britt), Robert Lenn (Ewart Dunlop), Lynda Lynch (Zaneeta Shinn), Bob Mariano (Winthrop Paroo), Pat Mariano (Gracie Shinn), Hal Norman (Charlie Cowell), Paul Reed (Mayor Shinn, Marcellus Washburn), Adnia Rice (Mrs. Paroo, Eulalie Mackecknie Shinn), Art Rubin (Jacey Squires), John Sharpe (Tommy Djilas), Barbara Travis (Amaryllis) and Marlys Watters (Marian Paroo)

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