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Saucon Valley “The Music Man” leads are Benjamin Johnson (Harold Hill) and Meghan Altemose (Marian Paroo). Copyright - © Ed Courrier Saucon Valley “The Music Man” leads are Benjamin Johnson (Harold Hill) and Meghan Altemose (Marian Paroo). Copyright - © Ed Courrier

SAUCON VALLEY: ‘The Music Man’

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 by The Press in Focus

The Saucon Valley High School theater department parades onstage with “The Music Man ” where con-artist “Professor” Harold Hill’s scheme to bilk a small Midwestern town gets complicated when he meets Marian the librarian.

Curtain times are 7 p.m. March 8, 9, 10 and 2 p.m. March 11, auditorium, Saucon Valley High School, 2100 Polk Valley Road, Hellertown.

Chad A. Miller is producer, director and vocal director, assisted by assistant director-choreographer Kimberly Tassinaro, choreographer Joey Schubert, technical director Patrick Mertz, pit director Herb Payung, and acting coach Eric Hersh

The musical’s book, music, and lyrics are by Meredith Willson, based on a story by Willson and Franklin Lacey. The Broadway production received nine Tony Award nominations, winning five in 1958. The 2000 Broadway revival garnered eight Tony nominations.

Songs include “Seventy-Six Trombones,” “Goodnight, My Someone,” “My White Knight,” and “Till There Was You.”

Tickets: svsdtheatre.com; 484-852-1822