‘Music Man’ enchants Xavier stage

By: Lydia Reagan ~Features Editor~ Xavier Theatre will present Meredith Willson’s The Music Man this weekend, Oct. 20-22. The show features the largest cast ever assembled on the Xavier Theatre stage. The Music Man is set in River City, Iowa, in 1912, and follows the story of quick-witted traveling salesman and con man, Harold Hill. His scheme is to convince each town he visits to buy instruments, instruction books and band uniforms to create a boys band under his tutelage despite knowing nothing about music. Once he receives his money for the materials, he skips town and begins his con once … Continue reading ‘Music Man’ enchants Xavier stage