There were copper bottom tympani in horse platoons, double bell euphoniums and big bassoons and 76 trombones thundering, thundering louder than before as Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre opened it's fourth and final production of the the season, The Music Man.
Photo by C. King Photography
SPONSORED BY MCDONALD’S OF WINCHESTER
JULY 23 – AUGUST 2
BOOK BY MEREDITH WILLSON, MUSIC AND LYRICS BY MEREDITH WILLSON. BASED ON A STORY BY MEREDITH WILLSON AND FRANKLIN LACEY.
Directed by ROBIN HIGGINBOTHAM
Music Direction by KAREN KEATING
Choreography by ROBYN SCHROTH
Fast-talking traveling salesman Harold Hill comes to River City, Iowa, to con the townspeople into buying instruments and uniforms for a boys’ band, but his plan to skip town with the cash is foiled when he falls for the town librarian, Marian.
The Music Man is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are supplied by MTI, 421 West 54th Street, New York, NY 10019. 212-541-4684. www.mtishows.com
Performances at 8 pm Thursday through Saturday. Matinees at 2:30 pm every Saturday and Sunday, and every second Wednesday (June 17 – A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum; July 1 – The Addams Family; July 15 – The Wiz; and July 29 – The Music Man).
For more information visit www.ssmtva.com