Classic musical “The Music Man” coming to TROY’s Davis Theatre

Posted: Wednesday, 26 January 2011

MONTGOMERY—The national tour of the classic musical “The Music Man” will come to Montgomery for one night only for a performance at Troy University’s Davis Theatre for the Performing Arts on Tuesday, Feb. 8.

Winner of five Tony Awards, including Best Musical, “The Music Man” is the classic story of traveling salesman Harold Hill, who cons the people of River City, Iowa, into buying musical instruments and uniforms for a boy’s band. His plans to skip town with the cash are foiled, however, when he falls for Marian, the town librarian.

“The Music Man” features such classic songs as “Ya Got Trouble,” “Seventy-Six Trombones, “Goodnight My Someone,” “Gary, Indiana,” and “Till There Was You.”

The show has a 7 p.m. curtain time.

Tickets for the performance range from $20 to $45. Tickets can be purchased at the theatre office located at 251 Montgomery Street or by calling 334-241-9567. Office hours are Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday, 8 a.m. to noon.

“The Music Man” is sponsored by AT&T.

Applicants should direct inquiries to the Office of the Dean, College of Education, Troy University, 335 Hawkins Hall, Troy, AL 36082.

The Davis Theatre’s 2011 season will continue on Friday, March 18, with a performance by The Thrasher Brothers and Neil Thrasher.