Troy Community Theatre’s 'The Music Man' opens next week

The Troy Community Theatre’s production of Tony Award-winning musical “The Music Man” opens Wednesday, July 27, at the Troy City Park gazebo, 100 Sta

te Highway 8.

Opening night starts at 7 p.m., with 8 p.m. performances set for July 28-30. Tickets, $10, can be purchased at troycommunitytheatre.com and at the door. Children younger than 5 attend free.

The show’s cast is composed of singers, actors and musicians of all ages from Troy and the surrounding community, according to a theater news release, and features a marching band that performed earlier this month in the Troy Old Timers’ Day parade.

Musical director Isaiah Raasch is a recent Troy High School graduate who led and performed in numerous productions, most recently this year’s Troy Community Theatre Apprentice Program’s production of “Something’s Afoot.”

Co-director and choreographer Abigail Shown has served in those roles for numerous Troy Community Theatre productions, including “Newsies,” in 2021 and “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown,” in 2020. She directs with Samuel Shown, a professional actor and director from eastern Oregon.

Patrons are encouraged to bring their own chairs or blankets for seating at the outdoor venue. Concessions will be available for purchase.

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