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Welcome to Retroville! It's 1958!
In 1958, The Music Man won the Tony Award for Best Musical. Opening on December 19, 1957, at the Majestic Theatre in New York, the show ran for an astounding 1,375 performances.

The Music Man became such a phenomenon that it beat WestSide Story for Best Musical!

The Music Man - original cast album
The Story:

    Based on a story by Meredith Willson and Franklin Lacey, The Music Man follows the adventures of Harold Hill, a travelling con man selling band instruments and uniforms. When he brings his talents to the unsuspecting town of River City, Iowa, he encounters a stubbornness and honesty that leaves him wondering whether he got his foot in the door... or whether it's stuck.

The Music and Lyrics:

    Music and lyrics by Meredith Willson

The Producers:

    Kermit Bloomgarden

The Directors:

    Morton Da Costa

The Choreographers:

    Onna White

The Opening:

    December 19, 1957, at the Majestic Theatre in New York City

The Cast:

  • Robert Preston
  • Barbara Cook
  • David Burns
  • Pert Kelton
  • Iggie Wolfington
  • The Buffalo Bills
  • Eddie Hodges
  • Helen Raymond

The Songs:

  • Train Opening
  • Rock Island
  • Iowa Stubborn
  • Ya Got Trouble
  • Piano Lesson and If You Don't Mind My Saying So
  • Goodnight, My Someone
  • Columbia, The Gem of the Ocean
  • Seventy-Six Trombones
  • Sincere
  • Walking Music
  • The Sadder But Wiser Girl
  • Pick-A-Little, Talk-A-Little
  • Goodnight, Ladies
  • Marian, the Librarian
  • My White Knight
  • The Wells Fargo Wagon
  • Eulalie's Ballet
  • It's You
  • Shipoopi
  • Lida Rose
  • Will I Ever Tell You
  • Gary, Indiana
  • It's You Ballet
  • Till There Was You
  • Ice Cream Sociable
  • Chase Music
  • Minuet in G

The Other Awards:

  • unknown
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