Woodminster Summer Musicals 1967
In 1967, the first season of Woodminster Summer Musicals, we presented four musicals.
South Pacific • The Music Man • Paint Your Wagon • Kiss Me Kate
The first show in the first season was South Pacific. Right, Marie Michael played Nellie Forbush and Carl Palangi played Emile de Becque. Far right, Palangi and Michael share a light moment in rehearsal with Director Jim Schlader.
The iconic "Rock Island" opening number in our 1967 production of The Music Man. Center is Richard King as Harold Hill.
The ladies of River City pick a little and talk a little as
Harold Hill eggs them on.
"Pickalittle" and "Goodnight Ladies" partner in this famous number.
Harold Hill (Richard King) gets acquainted with Marian Paroo (Ardith Rodriguez), the town librarian.
Amaryllis (Alison Powell) practices piano for Mrs. Paroo (Barbara Mullen).
Marian (Ardith Rodriguez) sings "Goodnight, My Someone."
Harold Hill (Richard King) "Marian the Librarian" to Marian (Ardith Rodriguez) with the town's teenagers about to start dancing.
Harold Hill (Richard King) connects with an old friend, Marcellus Washburn (Donald Moss).
The famous barbershop quartet was played by (alphabetical) Dave Acker, Howard Brownson, Richard Lewis, and Don Poulton.
Harold Hill inspires the town children.
The Wells Fargo Wagon, onstage, with the full ensemble.
Winthrop (Bill Blackburn) gets his cornet from Harold Hill (Richard King).
"Till There Was You"
More "Till There Was You."
And a happy ending, with "Seventy-Six Trombones."
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The company for Kiss Me Kate, with Petruchio (Carl Palangi) and
Katherine (Jane Rateaver) center.