Broadway Center Stage: The Music Man | The Kennedy Center

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Starring Tony Award® nominee Norm Lewis (Porgy and Bess) as Harold Hill, Tony Award® winner Jessie Mueller (Beautiful, Carousel) as Marian Paroo, and Broadway, film, and television star Rosie O’Donnell as Mrs. Paroo, this is a semi-staged concert production of the American favorite and six-time Tony Award®–winning musical. Traveling salesman Harold Hill cons the people of River City, Iowa into buying instruments and uniforms for a boys’ band that he vows to organize… despite the fact he doesn’t know a trombone from a treble clef! His plans to skip town are foiled when he falls for Marian, the town librarian. Don't miss this Broadway classic featuring a cast of 28 performers and 20 musicians onstage! The cast includes Tony Award® nominee John Cariani (The Band’s Visit, Something Rotten!) as Marcellus Washburn, Tony Award® nominee Veanne Cox (An American in Paris, Company) as Eulalie Mackecknie Shinn, Mark Linn-Baker (On the Twentieth Century, You Can't Take It with You) as Mayor Shinn, Tony Award® nominee and Drama Desk winner David Pittu (The Front Page, Is He Dead?) as Charlie Cowell, Damon Gillespie (Aladdin, Newsies) as Tommy Djilas, Eloise Kropp (Cats, Dames at Sea) as Zaneeta Shinn, Sam Middleton (Les Miserables) as Winthrop Paroo, and Emmy Elizabeth Liu-Wang as Amaryllis. The cast features Tessa Grady, Arlo Hill, Todd Horman, Denis Lambert, Liz McCartney, Hayley Podschun, Katerina Papacostas, Blakely Slaybaugh, Jimmy Smagula, Ryan Steele, Daryl Tofa, Diana Vaden, and Nicholas Ward. Book, music, and lyrics by Meredith Willson Directed by Marc Bruni Choreographed by Chris Bailey Musical direction by James Moore Set and projection design by Paul DePoo Costume design by Amy Clark Lighting design by Cory Pattak Sound design by Kai Harada More about Broadway Center Stage: After sell-out performances of our inaugural season, celebrate more of your favorite musicals with the return of our new hit series, presented exclusively in our nation’s capital! In a semi-staged concert format and featuring starry casts direct from Broadway, these productions showcase great musicals Center Stage. Subscribe to The Kennedy Center! http://bit.ly/2gNFrtb

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