Geoff Packard leads the cast as the charismatic con man Harold Hill in the Goodman Theatre's current production of The Music Man, which continues in Chicago through August 18. The musical had originally been scheduled to end August 11. Monica West stars as Marian Paroo, the local librarian who knows of Harold’s deceit.
Watch scenes from the staging, directed by Tony winner Mary Zimmerman, in the video above.
Joining Packard and West are Sophie Ackerman (Amaryllis Squires), Jonathan Butler-Duplessis (Marcellus Washburn), Lillian Castillo (Ethel Toffelmier), Matt Crowle (Charlie Cowell), Danielle Davis (Mrs. Squires), Mary Ernster (Mrs. Paroo), Kelly Felthous (Zaneeta Shinn), Carter Graf (Winthrop Paroo), Nicole Michelle Haskins (Alma Hix), Jeremy Peter Johnson (Oliver Hix), Christopher Kale Jones (Jacey Squires), Heidi Kettenring (Eulalie Mackecknie Shinn), James Konicek (Olin Britt), Milla Liss (Gracie Shinn), Ron E. Rains (Mayor Shinn), Tommy Rivera-Vega (Tommy Djilas), Jonathan Schwart (Ewart Dunlop), Bri Sudia (Maud Dunlop), and George Andrew Wolff (Constable Locke).
Ensemble members include Cooper Carlisle, Matt Casey, Alejandro Fonseca, Anya Haverfield, Sammy Menapace, Zach Porter, Laura Savage, Adrienne Storrs, and Ayana Strutz.
The production also features choreography by Denis Jones, sets by Dan Ostling, costumes by Ana Kuzmanic, lighting by T.J. Gerckens, and sound design by Ray Nardelli.