Watch Exclusive Music Man Video, Including Santino Fontana's "(Ya Got) Trouble" and Betsy Wolfe's "Piano Lesson"
19 Aug 2014
The Transport Group's sold-out concert presentation of Meredith Willson's The Music Man was offered Aug. 11 at the Irene Diamond Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center. Here are exclusive highlights from the evening.
The Playbill exclusive video includes "Rock Island," "The Sadder-But-Wiser Girl," "Iowa Stubborn," "Piano Lesson," "Shipoopi," "My White Knight," "Gary, Indiana" and "Seventy-Six Trombones," among others.
Helmed by artistic director Jack Cummings III and hosted by Joe Iconis, the evening included 58 actors and the original orchestrations — featuring 20 instruments — conducted by Joey Chancey. Jeffry Denman choreographed.
The 24-member ensemble included Zach Bencal, Whitney Brandt, Michael-Shane Brewster, Sarah Dacey Charles, Clinton Clark, Vivienne Cleary, Michael De Souza, John Dewey, Tim Dolan, Erika Henningsen, Dylan Jackson, Susan Lehman, Christiana Little, Ivory McKay, Conor McGiffin, Kristen Michelle, Becky Moyes, Molly Nordin, Conor Ryan, Sydney Shepherd, Ryan Speakman, Tara Tagliaferro and Maureen Taylor.
Set in the magical world of La Belle Epoque Paris, where fashion, glamour, and passion prevail, Lerner and Loewe's celebrated musical is a romantic comedy about one young woman's journey to find her true self... and her true love.