Music Man, The (musical) (lyrics, songs)

Staging is based upon a story, written by Franklin and Willson Lacey. Songs for the show were created by M. Willson. Before Broadway production appeared, there had been lots of changes made – some songs were omitted and many producers replaced. This version was produced by K. Bloomgarden. M. DaCosta was chosen as a director. The opening of 1957 happened at Majestic Theatre. The staging's become a hit. There were displayed about 1300 performances in total. After 3 years, the production moved to Broadway Theatre. Among the actors, R. Preston, B. Cook, E. Hodges, P. Kelton, I. Wolfington and D. Burns were featured. E. Albert and B.Parks replaced R.Preston. wonderful choreography was created by O.White. H.Bay made the sets. This staging received 5 Tony Awards, among which there was one for Best Musical.

West End version was staged in 1961 at Adelphi Theatre. V. Johnson, C. D. Warren, P. Lambert, R. Kettlewell & D. Waterman were in the cast. There were almost 400 performances. In 1965, this spectacle was revived at NY City Center. Later, the musical was also translated in Chinese and displayed at Central Opera Theater in Beijing.

Another revival on Broadway took place in 2000 at the Theatre of Neil Simon. There were more than 20 previews and almost 700 performances. C. Bierko and R. Luker were among the cast. There is also a film adaptation of the staging.
Release date: 1957
Last Update:May, 16th 2016

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