‘Music Man’ opens in Tyrone Friday


Tickets are going fast for Meredith Willson’s The Music Man, the classic musical theatre hit perfect for the whole family. Full of show stopping numbers including “Trouble,” “My White Knight,”and “76 Trombones,” audiences are sure to delight in this large, feel-good favorite.

“We simply can’t wait to bring The Music Man to our audiences this summer,” says artistic director, Mark Smith, who will be leading the cast as The Music Man, himself- Harold Hill. “This is the first time we’ve produced a classic of this size. We were looking for a show that would resonate with the entire community and ‘The Music Man’ was the perfect fit.”

Executive Producer Bethany Hayes Smith states “We’ve assembled our largest cast ever, led by a director new to the Legacy, Christie Zimmerman, and are looking forward to astonishing the audiences. “

The Music Man has been an audience favorite since opening on Broadway in 1957. After winning five Tony Awards and a Grammy for Best Original Cast Album, the musical was also made into a hit film in 1962. The Music Man, with book, music and lyrics by Meredith Willson and based on a story by Meredith Willson and Franklin Lacey, plays July 11 – August 3, with evening performances Tuesdays-Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 3 p.m.

If you’re looking for even more kid-friendly fun, check out the Legacy Theatre summer camps! Offering performing arts and dancetraining throughout the summer. More information is available at www.thelegacytheatre.org.

Tickets are on sale now through the box office at 404-895-1473 and online at www.thelegacytheatre.org. Single tickets are priced at $25 with discounts for seniors and students. Buy your tickets early for the best seats.