Broadway favorite Mara Davi (Dames at Sea, Smash) opened July 12 in The LEXington Theatre Company’s production of The Music Man at the Lexington Opera House in Lexington, Kentucky.
Take a look at highlights from the production in the video above.
The mounting of Meredith Willson’s 1957 classic stars Davi as Marian Paroo and Edward Watts as Professor Harold Hill. Aaron Gaines plays Hill’s nemesis, Charlie Cowell. And Marcellus Washburn is played by Justin Robertson, also known as Theatrical Illustrator “Squigs.”
The company also features local actors, as well as college students from around the country, including Paul Thomas (Mayor Shinn), Karyn Czar (Eulalie Shinn), Melissa Rae Wilkeson (Mrs. Paroo), Laura Guley (Zaneeta Shinn), Trevor McChristian (Tommy Djilas), Owen Scott (Winthrop), and Taylor Riordan (Amaryllis.)
Directed by Mark Madama, the production features choreography by Mara Newbery Greer and a 27-piece orchestra conducted by Brock Terry.
The production features lighting design by Tanya Harper, costume design by Joseph D. Sibley, sound design by Marcus Ross.