Preview The Music Man Broadway Revival, featuring Tony winners Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster
Fellow Tony winners Jayne Houdyshell, Jefferson Mays, Shuler Hensley and Marie Mullen co-star in the Meredith Willson-penned favorite.
Tony winners abound in Meredith Willson’s current Broadway revival The music manis now playing at the Winter Garden Theater with opening night set for February 10. Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster lead the cast as Harold Hill and Marian Paroo, respectively, alongside fellow Tony winners Jayne Houdyshell as Eulalie Macckecknie Shinn, Jefferson Mays as Mayor Shinn, Shuler Hensley as Marcellus Washburn and Marie Mullen as Mrs. Paroo.
Also present in the production directed by Jerry Zaks Remy Auberjonois in Charlie Cowell, Gino Cosculluela in Tommy Djilas, Emma Crow in Zaneeta Shinn, Benjamin Pajak in Winthrop, Kayla Teruel in Amaryllis, Garrett Long in Ethel Toffelmier, Linda Mugleston in Alma Hix, Jessica Sheridan as Maud Dunlop, Rema Webb as Mrs. Squires, contestant Tony Phillip Boykin as Olin Britt, Eddie Korbich as Jacey Squires, Daniel Torres as Ewart Dunlop, Nicholas Ward as Oliver Hix, and Max Clayton as Harold Hill’s stand-in.
Nick Alvino, Jordan Beall, Ronnie S. Bowman Jr., Maria Briggs, Audrey Cardwell, JT Church, Kammie Crum, Aydin Eyikan, Carlee Flanagan, Ethen Green-Younger, Emily Hoder, Curtis Holland, Eloise Kropp, Ethan Lafazan, Kayla LaVine , Andrew Minard, Sean Montgomery, Tanner Quirk, Lance Roberts, Daniel Patrick Russell, Ann Sanders, Sherisse Springer, Mitchell Tobin, Kathy Voytko, Branch Woodman and Ryan Worsing.
The music man, which includes a book, music and lyrics by Meredith Willson, tells the story of what happens when con man Harold Hill arrives in River City and falls in love with straight librarian Marian. It opened on Broadway on December 19, 1957 at the Majestic Theatre. A 2000 revival played at the Neil Simon Theatre.
The revival features choreography by Warren Carlyle, sets and costumes by Santo Loquasto, sound design by Scott Lehrer, lighting by Brian MacDevitt, vocal and dance arrangements by David Chase, orchestrations by Jonathan Tunick and musical direction. by Patrick Vaccariello.
Kate Horton was previously named producer after the departure of Scott Rudin, who announced his intention to step back from his theatrical projects as allegations of workplace abuse and bullying came to light. Barry Diller and David Geffen remain on the production team.