Producers of Broadway’s “Music Man” revival have announced that the production, starring Tony winners Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster, will now end its run on Jan. 15, 2023 at the Winter Garden Theatre. The production had previously announced that it would close on Jan. 1.
Upon its new end date, “The Music Man” will have played 46 previews and 374 regular performances.
With a book and score by Meredith Willson, this revival is directed by Jerry Zaks and choreographed by Warren Carlyle. The creative team also includes scenic and costume designer Santo Loquasto; lighting designer Brian MacDevitt; sound designer Scott Lehrer; hair, wig and makeup designer Luck Verschueren for Campbell Young and Associates; orchestrator Jonathan Tunick; vocal and dance arranger David Chase; and musical director Patrick Vaccariello.
Joining Jackman and Foster in the cast are Shuler Hensley as Marcellus Washburn, Mark Linn-Baker as Mayor Shinn, Jayne Houdyshell as Mrs. Shinn, Marie Mullen as Mrs. Paroo, 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 Long as Ethel Toffelmier, Linda Mugleston as Alma Hix, Jessica Sheridan as Maud Dunlop, Rema Webb as Mrs. Squires, Phillip Boykin as Olin Britt, Eddie Korbich as Jacey Squires, Daniel Torres as Ewart Dunlop, Nicholas Ward as Oliver Hix and Lance Roberts as Constable Locke. Max Clayton is the standby for Harold Hill.
The company also features Nick Alvino, Jordan Beall, Ronnie S. Bowman Jr., Maria Briggs, Audrina Brudner, Audrey Cardwell, Michael Cash, William Thomas Colin, Kammie Crum, Aydin Eyikan, Richard Gatta, Ethen Green-Younger, Curtis Holland, Andrea Jones-Sojola, Amanda LaMotte, Kayla LaVine, Ross Lekites, Devin Miles Lugo, Drew Minard, Sean Montgomery, Kennedy Pitney, Daniel Patrick Russell, Sherisse Springer, Mitchell Tobin, Kathy Voytko, Branch Woodman and Ryan Worsing.
Producer Kate Horton said, “The hunger of audiences for our show continues unabated. We are grateful to Hugh and Sutton and our entire glorious company for agreeing to add these additional 16 performances.”
Next at the Winter Garden Theatre will be a musical adaptation of “Back to the Future,” set to begin previews on June 30, 2023.