I'm not knocking West Side Story. It's a special show full of artistry and it was certainly groundbreaking for its use of dance in telling the story. The Music Man , however, is a tightly constructed piece of original musical theatre in its own right, combining nostalgia, humor, musical pastiche, sentiment, and a terrific story. It is a slice of Americana and appeals on so many levels. He hangs around just long enough to collect money for instruments and uniforms and plans to skip town. Along the way, he brings the town together, transforming them into a community. Though an accomplished composer, Willson had little experience writing musical theatre. How many musicals boast so many immediately recognizable songs by the masses?
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Harold is no musician, however, and plans to skip town without giving any music lessons. Prim librarian and piano teacher Marian sees through him, but when Harold helps her younger brother overcome his lisp and social awkwardness, Marian begins to fall in love. Harold risks being caught to win her. In , the show became a hit on Broadway , winning five Tony Awards , including Best Musical, and running for 1, performances.
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I adore the show New Normal and one of my favorite episodes is when Bryan decides to go back to church and the Father is so cool with him. It's a fair question and you've already been super accommodating. There will be pressure to go to church, marry in the temple, Yada Yada You will want to make sure you're ready to battle this for years, maybe a lifetime. Mormons think when you die, based on if you were a good person cough cough atheists you go to spirit "paradise" where they will teach you the gospel.