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The Music Man January 14, 2010

Posted by stuffilikenet in Awesome, Brilliant words, Video.
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Meredith Wilson’s The Music Man is one of the most cheerful musicals I can think of, full of boisterous cheer and sweet little melodies that stick in your head.  Like a hot Hershey bar.  This little scene is still on YouTube, until whoever owns it complains.  possibly the only musical love letter to a librarian ever made, and certainly the one with the best in-library choreography:

Here’s a local production:

Poetry in motion.

The rousing finish is given a full barbershop treatment here:

I wish I could carry a tune well enough to do this.

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