Music Man Tickets
The Music Man is a spectacular musical that was first debuted back in 1957 and was an instant success, bagging five different Tony Awards soon after its release as well as a Grammy Award for the musical’s songs that made up its cast album. This musical has been revived many times dues to its popularity and has even been made twice into a movie; once in 1962 as a full fledged movie and in 2003 as a made for TV movie. It has also become popular with many theatres companies who reproduce the show as well as with school and college theatre performances. The Music Man’s book as well as its music and the lyrics are the work of Meredith Willson with the musical itself also based on a story co-written by Meredith Willson and Franklin Lacey.
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- The Music Man, Wurtele Thrust Stage Guthrie Theater tickets for 08/28 07:30 PM Wurtele Thrust Stage Guthrie Theater
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This sensational music has a sensational plot and story behind it that is incredibly moving. It has an unusual and unsuspecting main character, Harold Hill, who is an unfortunate con man. What this con man does is go to different towns acting as an organizer of boy bands and then sell various instruments and uniforms used by boy bands to people in the town. He then moves out of town quickly with the money leaving no goods or broken goods behind. However, this con man who cheats others soon finds that his story meets that of Marian, a librarian and a teacher of piano in another city. This librarian has a younger brother who is afraid of socializing with people because of his lisp.
Harold Hill then comes to this city and then helps the librarian’s brother overcome his fear of meeting with other people. Marian, our female librarian, then falls in love with him as she sees through the mask the con man wears. This love is hardly one way;as Harold also falls in love with the librarian and even goes so far as to risk being caught by the authorities due to his unlawful behavior. This amazing story tells of the various emotions in life through an unlikely character, a con man, but this is what makes this very different from a fairy tale and more realistic.This lifelike musical is the very show that you need to watch for something that reflect life in today’s world and a life that is filled with mistakes but that also has a chance at redemption added to the finding of and falling in true love. The musical has run around one and a half thousand performances since its debut fifty years ago. It has since then become a famous musical and a popular one that is shown by many theatrical companies all over the world. It is also popular with theatergoers and is the subject of much talk in the world of theater.
The musical’s story is inspired by the creator’s childhood experiences in Iowa city. The Music Man’s songs are also sensational hits with one such song being Ya Got Trouble. The musical has had around forty songs written for it out of which around twenty are part of its original score. The first broadway production had Kermit Bloomgarden as the producer, Morton DaCosta as the director and Onna White as the choreographer. The original cast of this spectacular musical was made up of Robert Preston acting the role of Harold Hill, Barbara Cook playing the role of Marian, and Eddie Hodges as the character Winthrop.
This first release not only bagged five Tony Awards, it was also awarded with a Drama Critics Cirle Award as well as a Grammy Award. Since then, the musical has been recreated many times and translated into other languages, such as a Chinese version showcased at the Central Opera Theatre in Beijing. It has seen well over fifteen hundred performances and some of the other awards this amazing musical has won include a Theatre World Award, eight Tony Award nominations in 2000 added to the original five and eight Drama Desk Award nominations in 2000. With so many awards and numerous shows, this musical is a must see and all you need are The Music Man tickets. So, grab your tickets then and get going for this heartfelt musical!