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The Music Man

Coming June 2015
There’s trouble in River City! When smooth-talking con man Harold Hill arrives in a small, tight-knit town in Iowa, he expects to dupe its residents with his elaborate moneymaking scheme:

Despite his complete lack of musical literacy, he will convince everyone that he is a brilliant bandleader and recruit all the boys in town to form a band, pocketing the cash for instruments and uniforms. The problem? Some of the town members, especially the stern librarian, Marian Paroo, don’t quite buy Harold’s story.

As Harold struggles to keep his scheme afloat, he also finds himself increasingly attached to the townspeople, who have all experienced a positive change since Harold came to town. Complicating matters even more, Harold is also falling head-over-heels for the beautiful Marian. As All-American as apple pie and as charming as can be, The Music Man is a crowd-pleasing show with a great number and range of roles that is well-suited to professional, community, and school productions alike.

Performance Dates
June 26, 27 & 28
July 2, 3, 4 & 5

Presented At: The Reach Outdoor Stage
Showtimes: 7:30pm

In the Press

Mid-Columbia Musical Theatre's 'The Music Man' opens June 26

Tyler Bowerly had an epiphany as a kid.

His older brother was part of a high school production of Into the Woods, playing French horn in the orchestra pit. Bowerly regularly tagged along to rehearsals and performances.

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Mid-Columbia Musical Theatre will present The Music Man

This summer, Mid-Columbia Musical Theatre will bring The Music Man to the outdoor stage at the Hanford Reach Interpretive Center in Richland.

This classic show from Broadway's golden age of musicals is set in the sleepy midwest town of River City, Iowa, in 1912. Professor Harold Hill arrives in town with every intention of fleecing the town's citizens, but he inadvertently brings joy into their lives and his own.

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