Mark Linn-Baker Is Mayor Shinn in Broadway’s The Music Man Starting October 25
The Broadway favourite succeeds Tony winner Jefferson Mays.
Broadway’s The Music Man welcomes Mark Linn-Baker as Mayor Shinn starting October 25. He succeeds Jefferson Mays, who departed the manufacturing October 23 as beforehand introduced. Tony winners Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster lead the Meredith Willson revival on the Winter Backyard Theatre by way of January 1, 2023.
Stage and display screen star Linn-Baker was most lately on Broadway within the 2015 revival of On the Twentieth Century, with earlier credit together with Laughter on the twenty third Ground, A Humorous Factor Occurred on the Solution to the Discussion board, A Yr With Frog and Toad, Shedding Louie, Comparatively Talking, and You Cannot Take It With You. His display screen credit embrace TV’s Excellent Strangers, My Favourite Yr, and Noises Off.
The Music Man opened on the Winter Backyard February 10, 2022, after starting previews December 20, 2021. Learn critiques for the manufacturing right here.
Along with Jackman, Foster, and Linn-Baker, the manufacturing stars fellow Tony winners Shuler Hensley as Marcellus Washburn, Jayne Houdyshell as Mrs. Shinn, and Marie Mullen as Mrs. Paroo, together with Remy Auberjonois as Charlie Cowell, Gino Cosculluela as Tommy Djilas, Emma Crow as Zaneeta Shinn, Benjamin Pajak as Winthrop, Emily Jewel Hoder as Amaryllis, Garrett Lengthy as Ethel Toffelmier, Linda Mugleston as Alma Hix, Jessica Sheridan as Maud Dunlop, Rema Webb as Mrs. Squires, Tony nominee Phillip Boykin as Olin Britt, Eddie Korbich as Jacey Squires, Daniel Torres as Ewart Dunlop, Nicholas Ward as Oliver Hix, and Max Clayton because the standby for Harold Hill.
The Music Man, which incorporates a ebook, music, and lyrics by Meredith Willson, tells the story of what occurs when con artist Harold Hill arrives in River Metropolis and falls in love with the straight-laced librarian, Marian. It first opened on Broadway December 19, 1957, on the Majestic Theatre. A 2000 revival performed the Neil Simon Theatre.
Jerry Zaks directs the manufacturing, which additionally options choreography by Warren Carlyle, units and costumes by Santo Loquasto, sound design by Scott Lehrer, lighting by Brian MacDevitt, vocal and dance preparations by David Chase, orchestrations by Jonathan Tunick, and music path by Patrick Vaccariello.
The manufacturing was nominated for six 2022 Tony Awards, together with Greatest Revival of a Musical