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The Music Man

Friday, July 19, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - Sunday, July 21, 2019 @ 2:00 pm

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Funny, warm, romantic and touching, THE MUSIC MAN is family entertainment at its best.

Meredith Willson’s six-time, Tony Award-winning musical comedy has been entertaining audiences since 1957 and is a family-friendly story to be shared with every generation.

The Music Man follows Harold Hill, a fast-talking traveling salesman, as he cons the people of River City, Iowa, into buying instruments and uniforms for a boys’ band that he vows to organize – this, despite the fact that he doesn’t know a trombone from a treble clef. His plans to skip town with the cash are foiled when he falls for Marian, the librarian, who transforms him into a respectable citizen by curtain’s fall. This award-winning, critically acclaimed Broadway classic is an all-American favorite, thanks to quirky characters, charmingly dramatic situations, and one-of-a-kind, nostalgic score of rousing marches, barbershop quartets, and sentimental ballads, which have become popular standards. Directed by Clare Cooke. 

Auditions were held May 18 & May 19. Meet the Cast!

Harold Hill – Ron Boose
Marian Paroo – Sara Grote
Marcellus Washburn – Dustin Rawlins
Eulalie Mackechnie Shinn – Morgan Schwartz
Mayor George Shinn – John Garnes II
Mrs. Paroo – Leah Menzie
Jacey Squires – Eric Julian Walker
Ewart Dunlop – Tanner Wink
Olin Britt – Kain Anderson
Oliver Hix – Bishop Oldfield
Tommy Djilas – Brady Wink
Zaneeta Shinn – Madisen Schenk
Gracie Shinn – Elliana Schenk
Winthrop Paroo – Brody Cahill
Amaryllis – Katelyn Wicker
Charlie Cowell – Bob Sullivan-Neer
Constable Locke – Kevin Emigh
Mrs. Squires – Valerie Dunmire
Maud Dunlop – Carina Geissler
Alma Hix – Sadie Wink
Mrs. Britt – Kara Adkins
Ethel Toffelmier – Audrey Watkins
Train Conductor – Doug Ford

Traveling Salesmen – Kenneth Ash II, Kevin Emigh, Mitchell Hutchman, Zane Menzie, Brian Schenk, Brody Thomas

Boys’ Band/Chorus – Kenneth Ash III, Michael Baker, Liam Bush, Olyver Coy, Londyn Danals, Lilyana Jenkins, Krissy Klaiber, Alli McCleary, Quinn Menzie, Sophia Raimo, Madeleine Rawlins, Brynn Rudd, Zoey Sayre, Gretchen Schoch, Torin Schoch, Olivia Shirring, Ruby Williams

River City Ladies – Lynette Burris, Linda Fargo, Sharon Gale, Sally Kilburn, Judy Little, Nancy Shaffer, Susan Wenig, Kristi Wink

Townspeople – Kenneth Ash, II, Abigail Bush, Gabby Cametti, Elijah Carroll, Hannah Carroll, Macyn Danals, Doug Ford, Blake Huffaker, Mitchell Hutchman, Meghan, James, Kylie Klaiber, Justen LaPlante, Zane Menzie, Brian Schenk, Halli Schenk, Derek Schoch, Emma Shetler, Natalie Shetler, Delaney Tabbert, Brody Thomas, Ashley Watkins

Show Dates:

  • Sat, July 13 @ 7:30pm
  • Sun, July 14 @ 2pm
  • Fri, July 19 @ 7:30pm
  • Sat, July 20 @ 7:30pm
  • Sun, July 21 @ 2pm

Main Stage | Tickets $19, $23 Adults; $12 children age 12 & younger (no fees, no discounts apply)
$40 Patron ticket includes premium seating, name listed in the souvenir program, and a party on 7/13/19

Book, Music and Lyrics by Meredith Willson. Based on a story by Meredith Willson and Franklin Lacey. The Music Man Is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI.


Sponsored by OhioHealth and the Mary H. Hollaway Palace Theatre Fund at Marion Community Foundation. Media sponsor WMRN-AM.


Friday, July 19, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
Sunday, July 21, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
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