Cast Announced for THE MUSIC MAN at The Carnegie

TC_logo_newWHAT: The Carnegie presents THE MUSIC MAN

WHEN: Weekends January 19 – 29, 2017

Thursday, January 19, 7:30pm ● Friday, January 20, 7:30pm ● Saturday, January 21, 2pm & 7:30pm ● Sunday, January 22, 3pm
Thursday, January 26, 7:30pm ● Friday, January 27, 7:30pm ● Saturday, January 28, 2pm & 7:30pm ● Sunday, January 29, 3pm

WHERE: The Carnegie | 1028 Scott Boulevard | Covington, KY 41011

DESCRIPTION: Seventy-six trombones will be marching into The Carnegie for our annual, family-friendly January production. See Professor Harold Hill take on the stubborn citizens of River City, Iowa while unexpectedly falling in love with the town’s buttoned-up librarian, Marian Paroo. With plenty of Americana and rousing up-tempo tunes, it’ll be the like the fourth of July in the middle of January!

Winner of six Tony Awards, including Best Musical, THE MUSIC MAN features such iconic songs as “Seventy- Six Trombones,” “The Wells Fargo Wagon,” “Pickalittle Talk a Little,” and “Til There Was You.” Come enjoy an American classic with the family at The Carnegie.


  • Marian Paroo – Sarah Viola*
  • Harold Hill – Dave Wilson*
  • Marcellus Washburn – Sean Mette*
  • Mayor Shinn – Jim Stump
  • Eulalie Shinn – Torie Pate*
  • Widow Paroo – Angela Nalley
  • Mrs. Squires – Lauren Carr
  • Maude Dunlop – Lori Valentine
  • Alma Hix – Burgess Byrd
  • Ethel Toffelmeier – Sara Kenny*
  • Charlie Cowell – Bob Brunner
  • Olin Britt – Mike Bell
  • Ewart Dunlop – Mike Connelly
  • Jacey Squires – Zac Coleman
  • Oliver Hix – Paul Gilman
  • Zaneeta Shinn – Cassidy Steele
  • Tommy Dijlas – Wesley Schmidt
  • Winthrop – Anthony Coletta
  • Amaryllis – Maya Hunt*
  • Male Ensemble: Tyler Gau, Derek Harper*
  • Teen Ensemble: Caleb McKenzie, Joel Parece, Mikayla Renfrow, Anthony Schaeffer, Kelsey Schwarber*, Cian Steele, Alexandra Stojack, Kat Sweeney
  • Youth Ensemble: Ruthie Darnell, Ben Dropic*, Joe Hamzy, Isabella Lachey, Mark Schutzman*, Aine Steele, Audrey Stith*

* Returning to The Carnegie Stage

Production Team List:

  • Director – Greg Procaccino
  • Music Direction – Steve Goers
  • Choreography – Maggie Perrino

Some Fun Facts About the Cast and Crew:

  • The show is directed by Greg Procaccino who directed SLUETH
  • Sarah Viola (playing Marian Paroo) played Glinda in WIZARD OF OZ
  • Dave Wilson (playing Harold Hill) sang at an event at The Carnegie, and is married to Sarah Viola
  • Torie Pate (playing Eulalie Shinn) teaches in the education program
  • Sara Kenny (playing Ethel Toffelmeier) played Amy in COMPANY
  • Maya Hunt (playing Amaryllis) played a munchkin in WIZARD OF OZ
  • Derek Haper (Male Ensemble) was in the ensemble in WIZARD OF OZ
  • Kelsey Schwarber (Teen Ensemble) was a summer intern with the theatre department
  • Ben Dropic, Mark Schutzman, and Audrey Stith (Youth Ensemble) were all munchkins in The Wizard of Oz last year

About The Carnegie

The Carnegie is northern Kentucky’s largest multidisciplinary arts venue providing theatre events, educational programs and art exhibitions to the Northern Kentucky and Greater Cincinnati community. The Carnegie facility is home to The Carnegie Galleries, the Otto M. Budig Theatre; and the Eva G. Farris Education Center.  More information about The Carnegie is available at or by calling (859) 491-2030.

The Carnegie receives ongoing operating support from ArtsWave, Cincinnati International Wine Festival, The Greater Cincinnati Foundation, Kenton County Fiscal Courts, the Kentucky Arts Council and the Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile Jr. / US Bank Foundation.


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