The Music Man

Musical - Revival

City Center

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  • First Preview: May 29, 2014
  • Opening Date: June 5, 1980
  • Closing Date: June 22, 1980
  • Previews: 8
  • Performances: 21

Lyrics: Meredith Willson

Book: Meredith Willson

Music: Meredith Willson


Con man Harold Hill comes to River City, Iowa, intending to sell the town and its children on a fake marching-band system and then skip town — until he falls for the local librarian.


Opening Night Cast

Dick Van Dyke in The Music Man Dick Van Dyke Harold Hill
Meg Bussert in The Music Man Meg Bussert Marian Paroo
Iggie Wolfington Mayor Shinn
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Opening Night Production Credits

Meredith Willson Meredith Willson Book
Meredith Willson Meredith Willson Music
Meredith Willson Meredith Willson Lyrics
Michael Kidd Michael Kidd Director
Michael Kidd Michael Kidd Choreographer
  Peter Wolf Scenic Design
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Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1981 Theatre World Award Meg Bussert Winner
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