music man 300OWENSBORO, Ky. (7/8/13) – Back Alley Musicals will present The Music Man, at River Park Center on July 20 and 21 and July 27 and 28.

The classic musical about a con man who poses as a band director for boys, will star Thad Mayhugh as Harold Hill and Emily Cox as Marian Paroo.

There will be a cast of 60 adults and children from the Owensboro, Henderson, and Evansville, Ind., areas making it a regional event.

The cast will have both professional and non-professional singers and actors.

The female lead, Emily Cox, a native of Southern Indiana, graduated recently from Northern Colorado University with a degree in opera and vocal performance. Many of the actors, though, are local non-professionals.

The show will be rated-G for a family feel.

“Owensboro is a very family-friendly town,” Director Bradley Gray said. “It is also a very musical town. This will combine the best of both.”

A 20-piece live symphony orchestra, mostly from the Owensboro Symphony will be conducted by local Greg Olsen.

“There’s nothing quite like a live orchestra accompanying a live cast,” Gray said. “It’s going to be a good time for everyone.”

The performance dates are set for Sat., July 20 at 7:30 p.m., Sun., July 21 at 2 p.m, Sat., July 27 at 7:30 p.m., and Sun., July 28 at 2 p.m.

Tickets are available now through the River Park Center box office at (270)-687-2787. Advanced adult tickets are $20.50 or $22.50 at the door; Students $12.50; Children under 5 are free to get in.

For more information, go to www.backalleymusicals.com.

Taylor Riley
SurfKY News

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

Posted on 2/2/14
3/13 - 16
1 DOW 18,080.14
+21.45 (0.12%)    
2 S&P 2,117.69
+4.76 (0.23%)    
3 NASDAQ 5,092.08
+36.02 (0.71%)    
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

April 17, 2015 11937

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 23, 2015 7520

Man Charged with Sodomy, Incest/Victim under 12

by SurfKY News
April 18, 2015 5787

Man Charged with Attempting to Coerce Minor for…

by Madisonville Police Department
April 20, 2015 4881

Nortonville Woman Charged with Meth Possession at…

by Madisonville Police Department
April 24, 2015 4121

UPDATE: Police Can't Substantiate Injured Man…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

April 17, 2015 11937

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 02, 2015 8805

UPDATE: Madisonville Man Injured in Head-on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

April 24, 2015 4121

UPDATE: Police Can't Substantiate Injured Man…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
April 25, 2015 1131

Above and Beyond: Wade Simons

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
April 24, 2015 1129

Career Fair Provides Students Information about…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 24, 2015 1091

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
April 24, 2015 1068

Hopkins District Court Fines Handed Down

by Karen McKnight
April 24, 2015 1036

Probation and Parole Violators - April 24, 2015

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
April 24, 2015 965

Baptist Health Holds ‘Walk in the Park’ as Part…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 23, 2015 961

Regional Eighth Grade Math Contest Held

by Joyce Riggs
April 24, 2015 946

Muhlenberg District Court Fines Handed Down

by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
April 24, 2015 932

Elementary Girls in Good GRACES with Unique…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News