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‘The Music Man’ to be presented at Civic Auditorium

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Lincoln Theatre Company brings “The Music Man” for six performances, starting Feb. 24, at the Lincoln Civic Auditorium. 

The cast includes more than 35 performers telling the story based on Meredith Willson’s six-time Tony Award-winning best musical. “The Music Man” became a hit when it premiered on Broadway in 1957.

“This is a timeless show that appeals to people of all ages,” said stage and musical director Peggy Schechter.  “With the addition of the incredible choreographer Jeff Teague, the show will provide a high level of entertainment for all.”

The show includes songs such as “Seventy-Six Trombones”, “Goodnight Ladies”, “Pick-a-Little (Talk-a-Little)” and “Lida Rose.”

Teague has directed at theaters throughout California with extensive choreographic work for The Alameda Civic Light Opera. 

Set production is under the direction of multi-award winning set designer, master carpenter and actor Lee Basham.  The show is co-produced by Paul Schechter and Craig Stults.

Show dates are 7:30 p.m. Feb. 24, Feb. 25, March 3 and March 4;   and 2 p.m. Feb. 26 and March 5. Doors open a half hour before showtime.

The: Lincoln Civic Auditorium is at 511 Fifth St.

Reserved seating is $17.50 and general seating is $15.50. Tickets are available at lincolntheatrecompany.org or by calling 409-7030.