The Music Man
A family musical celebration of Midwestern American traditions and foibles.
When: Friday, Aug. 21, 2009, 8 p.m.
Where: Solvang Festival Theater, 420 2nd St., Solvang, CA
Cost: $20 - $33
Age limit: Not available
In his review of the original production, Brooks Atkinson writing for The New York Times observed, "Dollars to doughnuts, Meredith Wilson dotes on brass bands. In The Music Man, he has translated the thump and razzle-dazzle of the brass band lore into a warm and genial cartoon of gaudy American life." Walter Kerr in The Herald Tribune seconded these sentiments, asserting that "it's the beat that does it. The overture of
In this family musical celebration of Midwestern American traditions and foibles, con man 'Professor' Harold Hill has a plan for cleaning up the pool halls in River City by replacing them with a wholesome marching band; or so he wants us to believe. He came to River City to "clean up" but he didn't count on falling in love.
Event posted Aug. 6, 2009
Last updated Jan. 11, 2010