THE SCREENING ROOM: Looking Back at The Music Man (Video)

By Playbill Staff
December 19, 2012

The original production of The Music Man opened Dec. 19, 1957, featuring Tony-winning performances from Robert Preston and Barbara Cook. It won the 1958 Tony for Best Musical and enjoyed a 1,375-performance run. 



Playbill.com has gathered videos from the film and television adaptations, as well as concert performances and a special clip from "Family Guy" to mark the occasion. 

Barbara Cook, "Till There Was You."

"Ya Got Trouble."

"Til There Was You."

"The Sadder But Wiser Girl."

Chenoweth sings "Till There Was You" live.

"76 Trombones" from the television adaptation with Matthew Broderick.

Kristin Chenoweth sings "Til There Was You" from the television adaptation.

Chenoweth sings "My White Knight."

The Arena Stage production of The Music Man featuring Kate Baldwin.

 

"Family Guy" does its own version of "Shipoopi" mashed up in this video with footage from the film.