THE SCREENING ROOM: Looking Back at The Music Man (Video)
19 Dec 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.
Set in the magical world of La Belle Epoque Paris, where fashion, glamour, and passion prevail, Lerner and Loewe's celebrated musical is a romantic comedy about one young woman's journey to find her true self... and her true love.