Graham Rowat in The Music Man
(© Bill Stover)
Graham Rowat in The Music Man
(© Bill Stover)
Graham Rowat will play Harold Hill in Stages St. Louis' production of Meredith Willson's The Music Man at The Robert G. Reim Theater, September 5-October 5. Michael Hamilton will direct.

The musical is the story of con man Harold Hill, who disrupts small-town River City, Iowa by vowing to form a boys' band.

The cast also stars Christy Morton as Marion Paroo, Edward Juvier as Marcellus Washburn, Whit Reichert as Mayor Shinn, Gretchen Hewitt as Mrs. Shinn, Peggy Billo as Mrs. Paroo, and David Schmittou as Charlie Cowell. The ensemble includes Nic Thompson, Mike Dowdy, John Flack, Steve Isom, Bill Lynch, Ben Nordstrom, Abigail Isom, Tracy Tang, Kyle P. Gunby, Lynn Humphrey, Karin Berutti, Michele Burdette Elmore, P.J. Palmer, Spencer Milford, Berklea Going, Kellie Frohnert, Drew Redington, Erin Kelley, Lindsay Kraemer, Jake Pfarr, Lisa M. Ramey, Matthew Howard, Miranda Miller, Lisa Fiebert, Gabriel Lawton, and Justin P. Wingenroth.

The creative team includes Dana Lewis (choreographer), Al Fischer (musical direction), Mark Halpin (scenic designer), Dorothy Marshall-Englis (costume designer), Matthew McCarthy (lighting designer), and Stuart M. Elmore (orchestral designer).

Rowat has appeared on Broadway in Beauty and the Beast, LoveMusic, and Dracula: The Musical. Additional credits include the national tour of Les Miserables, 1776 at the Ford Theatre, and the Stages St. Louis' production of Thoroughly Modern Millie.

For more information, visit www.stagesstlouis.org.