The Romance of River City: Sets and Costumes

Dancing in River City

Is The Music Man the most beloved musical of the Baby Boom generation? Arguably, so. Yes, My Fair Lady ran longer, Camelot has that mythic association with the Kennedys, and The Sound of Music spawned that phenomenally successful film. Yet ask any theatre fan of a certain age about Meredith Willson’s musical, and you’ll find that it is the most fondly remembered of all.

And for good reason: The original production ran 1,375 performances and won the Tony A

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