Watch Exclusive Music Man Video, Including Santino Fontana's "(Ya Got) Trouble" and Betsy Wolfe's "Piano Lesson"

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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 starry concert featured Betsy Wolfe, Andrew Samonsky, John Ellison Conlee, Ann Harada, Jessica Hershberg, Jonathan Hammond, Bob Stillman, Bob Walton, Jason SweetTooth Williams, Richard Costa, Robert Lenzi, Michael Di Liberto, Bob DuSold, Diane Findlay, Jim Fyfe, Jim Hindman, Danette Holden, Tina Johnson, Susan Blair Ross, Laura Osnes, Santino Fontana, Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Alexandra Silber, Mary Testa, Jill Paice, Heather Mac Rae, Jeffry Denman, Stanley Bahorek and David Greenspan.

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.