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The Music Man

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Presented by Oklahoma City University Bass School of Music at Kirkpatrick Fine Arts Center, Oklahoma City OK

Sep 27 - 29 2019
The Music Man

“If Mark Twain could have collaborated with Vachel Lindsay, they might have devised a rhythmic lark like The Music Man, which is as American as apple pie and a Fourth of July Oration.” -Books Atkinson, The New York Times

A fast-talking huckster descends on River City, Iowa, in the summer of 1912, convincing the townsfolk of their need for a marching band. The slick outsider’s enthusiasm transforms the quarreling school board into a harmonizing barbershop quartet, Marian the Librarian into a woman in love and her shy brother into a boy with dreams.

Music, Book & Lyrics: Meredith Wilson

Inspired by: Creator’s boyhood in Mason City, Iowa

Of note: The original Broadway production won five Tony Awards, beating West

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Contact: 405.208.5227

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Additional time info:

Opening Night Dinner

Tickets; $25, Bass Music Center Atrium

6:15 p.m. Friday, September 27th

Pre-Show Director’s Talk:

Free, Petree Recital Hall

7:15 p.m. Friday, September 27th

7:15 p.m. Saturday, September 28th

2:15 p.m Sunday, September 29th

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Kirkpatrick Fine Arts Center

2501 N Blackwelder Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73106

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