8/12 The Music Man
This Tuesday, AUGUST 12th, we will be continuing our tradition of making August “Musical Theatre Month” with a reading of THE MUSIC MAN by Meredith Wilson.
THE MUSIC MAN is a musical with book, music, and lyrics by Meredith Willson, based on a story by Willson and Franklin Lacey. The plot concerns con man Harold Hill, who poses as a boys’ band organizer and leader and sells band instruments and uniforms to the naive Iowa townsfolk, promising to train the members of the new band. But Harold is no musician and plans to skip town without giving any music lessons. Prim librarian and piano teacher Marian sees through him, but when Harold helps her younger brother overcome his lisp and social awkwardness, Marian begins to fall in love. Harold risks being caught to win her.
The Complex, Dorie Theatre
6476 Santa Monica Blvd
Tuesday, August 12th
Please try to be on time by taking into account Rush Hour Traffic and Parking. There is metered parking in the area, and after 6:00pm, the meters are FREE. Parking is usually more available North of Santa Monica, on surrounding streets like Wilcox and Lexington.
As always, admission for our weekly table readings is FREE, and there will be wine to purchase for a suggested donation.
PROFESSOR HAROLD HILL – Emily Clark
MARIAN PAROO – Tripp Pettigrew
MARCELLUS WASHBURN/WINTHROP/JACEY SQUIRES – Cody Clark
MAYOR GEORGE SHINN/TOMMY DJILAS/MAUD DUNLOP – Pat Lentz
EULALIE MACKECKNIE SHINN/CHARLIE COWELL/OLIN BRITT – John Ross Clark
MRS. PAROO/ALMA HIX/EWART DUNLOP – Sunshine Smith
AMARYLLIS/OLIVER HIX – Jenny Martin
MRS. SQUIRES/ZANEETA SHINN/CONSTABLE LOCKE – Kate Purnell
GRACIE SHINN/ETHEL TOFFELMIER/STAGE DIRECTIONS – Gayle Bluemel