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The Music Man at Ayres Auditorium

Dates: (6/27/2024 - 6/30/2024 )


Ayres Auditorium

Indianapolis,IN 46204

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The Music Man, a classic American musical brimming with small-town charm and a touch of con artistry, follows the fast-talking Harold Hill. He arrives in River City, Iowa, posing as a renowned boys' band organizer. Harold, a smooth salesman with a repertoire of outlandish stories, convinces the townspeople that their youth are headed down a dangerous path without proper musical instruction.

Seizing the opportunity, Harold sells instruments and uniforms, promising to whip the boys into shape with his innovative methods (which he has absolutely no intention of teaching). However, a wrinkle appears in his plan when he falls for Marian Paroo, a beautiful librarian with a sharp mind and a skeptical eye. Marian sees through Harold's facade but finds herself drawn to his charisma.

The Music Man is a delightful blend of humor, romance, and small-town life. The iconic score features unforgettable songs like "76 Trombones," "Till There Was You," and "Ya Got Trouble," which perfectly capture the bustling energy and spirit of the story. As Harold grapples with his conscience and his growing feelings for Marian, the townspeople prepare for a grand performance that may expose his elaborate scheme. Ultimately, The Music Man celebrates the power of music, the importance of community, and the transformative nature of love.

Tony Awards and Nominations for The Music Man


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Hello, Dolly!
Round Barn Theatre (5/2 - 6/1)
Next To Normal
Footlite Musicals -hedback Theater (1/10 - 1/19)
The Music Man
Round Barn Theatre (6/13 - 6/20)
Jersey Boys
Fort Wayne Civic Theater (5/4 - 5/19)
Clue: The Musical
Round Barn Theatre (10/3 - 11/2)

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