5 Fun Facts About the 2022 Music Man Broadway Revival


Music Man Broadway Revival Winter Garden Theatre

The Music Man is a Broadway classic and it is currently running on Broadway once again with a star studded revival, with a massive cast bringing this timeless classic to life once more.

Here are five fun facts current the upcoming revival of the Broadway musical The Music Man.

1. Beetlejuice

Music Man Revival at the Winter Garden Theatre on Broadway

This show forced Beetlejuice to close as the producers wanted the theatre, utilizing a stop clause to forcibly cause the show to close.

2. Cast

Hugh Jackman Sutton Foster Music Man Broadway Revival Marquee

This production is to feature two legends from stage and screen in the lead roles, Sutton Foster and Hugh Jackman.

3. Revival

Fifty Mounted Canon in the Battery Music Man Broadway Revival Stage Door

This is only the second-ever full scale Broadway revival of this classic Broadway musical since it originally opened on Broadway.

4. Producer

Music Man Broadway Revival Theatre Exit Doors

Before it even opened, a major producer was removed from the production. Scott Rudin, long a Broadway mainstay, left the production following allegations of abuse of his employees among other scandals.

5. Delay

Clarinets of Every Size Music Man Revival Broadway Stage Door

The opening of this show was significantly delayed due to the COVID19 pandemic. Even after opening, many performances were canceled amid previews due to outbreaks in the cast.