Theatre Information

Broadway Theatre (Broadway) (New York, NY)
1681 Broadway

The Music Man Production Information


December 19, 1957

Closing:April 15, 1961
# Performances:1375
Theatres: Majestic Theatre (Broadway) (New York, NY)
12/19/1957 - 10/15/1960

Broadway Theatre (Broadway) (New York, NY)
10/17/1960 - 4/15/1961

Production Type:Original Production
Production Status:
Run Type:Open Run


Other Productions of The Music Man

1957   Broadway Original Broadway Production
1961   West End London Production
West End
1965   Regional Revival
1965   Off-Broadway City Center Revival
1980   Broadway Broadway Revival
1988   New York Unknown
New York
2000   Broadway Broadway Revival
2019   Washington, DC (Regional) Broadway Center Stage Revival
Washington, DC (Regional)


Audio Recordings

1957  Original Broadway Cast
1958 (i)  Studio Cast
1958 (ii)  Studio Cast
1959  Studio Cast
1961  Original London Cast
1962  Film Soundtrack
1965  Studio Cast
1991  Concert Cast
1995  Excerpts (Lost in Boston III)
2000  Broadway Revival Cast
2003  Television Cast
unknown (i)  Studio Cast
unknown (ii)  Studio Cast
unknown (iii)  Studio Cast
unknown (iv)  Studio Cast
unknown (v)  Studio Cast
unknown (vi)  Studio Cast

Show Information

SHOW TYPE: Musical

Score Overview

The following is a list of songs in the show or that have been included in the show in various versions:

Main Program

Rock Island
Iowa Stubborn
a.k.a. Ya Got Trouble
Piano Lesson
If You Don't Mind My Saying So
Goodnight, My Someone
Seventy Six Trombones
a.k.a. Seventy-Six Trombones
The Sadder-But-Wiser Girl
a.k.a. The Sadder But Wiser Girl
Pick-a-Little, Talk-a-Little
Goodnight Ladies
Marian the Librarian
My White Knight
a.k.a. Being in Love
The Wells Fargo Wagon
It's You
Lida Rose
Will I Ever Tell You
Gary, Indiana
Till There Was You
a.k.a. Till I Met You

Cut prior to opening

I Found a Horseshoe
You Don't Have to Kiss Me Goodnight
Rasmussin's Law

The Music Man - 1957 Broadway Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

Tony Awards - 1959 - Best Stage Technician Winner
Sam Knapp
New York Drama Critics Circle Awards - 1958 - Best Musical Winner
Meredith Willson
Theatre World Awards - 1958 - Performance Winner
Eddie Hodges
Tony Awards - 1958 - Best Choreography
Onna White
Tony Awards - 1958 - Best Conductor and Musical Director Winner
Herbert Greene
Tony Awards - 1958 - Best Direction
Morton da Costa
Tony Awards - 1958 - Best Musical Winner
Meredith Willson
Tony Awards - 1958 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical Winner
Robert Preston
David Burns
Iggie Wolfington
Tony Awards - 1958 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical Winner
Barbara Cook
Tony Awards - 1958 - Best Stage Technician
Sammy Knapp