(BROWNSTOWN) - Brownstown Central High School Choral Department will be presenting the musical "The Music Man" at 7 p.m. March 8, 9 and 10 in the auditorium.
The musical, written by Meredith Wilson, is the story of fast-talking salesman Harold Hill, who cons his way into the hearts of the people of River City, Iowa, to form a marching band. He soon meets Marian, the librarian, who transforms him into a reformed and respectable citizen at the curtain's end.
Portraying the role of Harold Hill is senior Michael Passereni, and Marian the Librarian is played by Laura Merida. Skyler Sitterding will play Mayor Shinn, and his wife, Eulalie Mackenie Shinn, will be played by Hunter Davidson. Little Winthrop Paroo will be played by Bradley Wayman and Mrs. Paroo by Erin Bane. Marcellas Washburn, Harold's confidant, will be played by Kyle Whistler.
Other supporting cast members are Zach Williams, Clate Kaiser, Jamie Toppe and Will Hughes as the singing School Board members, Craig Criminger as Tommy Djillas, Kari Brown as Amaryllis, Peyton Wischmeier as Zanetta Shinn. Shelbie Burchett as Gracie Shinn, Kelsie Pullen, Hannah Nieman, Kylie Hartzler and Aspen Cooper as the lady friends of the mayor's wife, Tim Roberts as Charlie Cowell, Jake Franklin as Constable Locke and Andrew Ault as the Conductor.
Chorus and dancers include Kayla Christen, Sierra Enrique, Ciara Fisher, Becky Hartzler, Rylee Hubbard, Shelby Judge, Angiela McKain, Morgan Myers, Alyson Nash, Ceisha Spence, Erika Scott, Heather Wessel, Lauren Winklepleck, Amanda Wischmeier, Crissy Bowman, Winter Fleetwood, Christine Freeman, Elizabeth Freeman, Avri Hackman, Hope Lockman, Dorothy Lucas, Chelsea Scott, Ellis Gallion, Devon Harden, Josh Lockman and William Wohler.
The musical is under the direction of Jan Willey and assistant Missy Kelly. Lights and sound are under the direction of Marcia Anderson and Mark Meadows.
Tickets are available and can be purchased from cast members, The Peoples Bank and Family Drug in Brownstown or by calling the high school office. Tickets are $8 and reserved and general seating.
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