Well, ya got trouble, my friend. Right here, I say trouble right here in River City.
You are probably familiar with one of the songs, but have you seen the musical? Don’t miss one of the most iconic musicals, Meredith Willson’s The Music Man, opening March 6 at Chanhassen Dinner Theatres.
Watch as Professor Harold Hill, the ubiquitous fast talking traveling salesman, moves from town to town, starting youth marching bands. Sounds great, right? Hold the trombone! When Professor Hill lands in River City, the town folks are enamored by the congenial stranger, but the town librarian, Marian Paroo, has her suspicions.
See how small-town naivety, smooth talkin’ and love conspire to create a classic story, beloved by generations of theater (five Tony Awards) and movie goers (an Academy Award and several nominations).
Michael Brindisi directs the local production, with Tamara Kangas serving as choreographer. Unforgettable songs include Seventy-Six Trombones, Ya Got Trouble, The Wells Fargo Wagon and Till There Was You.