Transport Group Theatre Company's concert presentation of The Music Man will take place this evening, August 11, at the Irene Diamond Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center. The much anticipated event will be directed by Jack Cummings III and will feature a cast of many Broadway favorites. Songwriter Joe Iconis is set to host the concert.
Cast members will include Tony nominees and former Cinderella costars Laura Osnes and Santino Fontana, as well as Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Alexandra Silber, Mary Testa, Jill Paice, Heather MacRae, Jeffry Denman, Stanley Bahorek, David Greenspan, 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, and Susan Blair Ross.
The ensemble will include 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 Shepard, Ryan Speakman, Tara Tagliaferro, and Maureen Taylor.
With book, music, and lyrics by Meredith Willson, The Music Man follows shyster businessman Harold Hill as he tries to dupe the citizens of River City, Iowa, with false promises of a boys' band. When the town's librarian catches Harold's eye, River City suddenly becomes harder to skip.
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