Lion’s Pride Players to perform ‘The Music Man’

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C.K. McClatchy High School’s Lion’s Pride Players will present the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical “The Music Man” at 7 p.m. on April 17-19 and 24-27 in the school’s historic auditorium.

“The Music Man” won Best Musical and five other Tony Awards during its initial Broadway run in 1957 which lasted through 1,375 performances.The cast album won the first Grammy Award for “Best Original Cast Album” and was number one on the Billboard charts for 245 weeks. 

The plot concerns con man Harold Hill, who poses as a boys’ band organizer and leader and sells band instruments and uniforms to the naive townsfolk of River City, Iowa, before skipping town with the cash.

Tickets to the CKM production are $10 for general admission and $5 for students and seniors. There is a special $2 show price on April 17, 22 (at 4 p.m. show) and 24.