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Music Man Jr. is the crown jewel

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The stars of Music Man
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Shining stars Hannah, as Marian Paroo, and Matt, as Harold Hill, perform marvelously together.
Music Man & Pick-a-Little Ladies
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Music Man convices the Pick-a-Little Ladies
The Quartet swoon the Pick-a-Little Ladies
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The Quartet swoon the Pick-a-Little Ladies in the Center of Town
The Mayor and Eulalie Mackecknie Shinn.
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The Mayor and Eulalie Mackecknie Shinn take the Center of Town by storm.
The Music Man's band gives a play-ending performance.
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In the final scene of Music Man Jr, the band surprised the entire town with their performance.
Washington, CT - Glenholme’s gloriously entertaining, fun-filled performance of Music Man Jr. in their annual summer musical was by far their best musical to date. Based on Meredith Wilson’s The Music Man, the story is set in 1912 Iowa, tells the innocent and plainly moral tale of a charismatic conman redeemed by the love of a good woman. The performance was chock-full of well executed low comedy, glib romance, single-dimensional characters, and fantastically fun melodies filled with old fashioned lyrics.

The monumental full-scale performance is a significant achievement for the moderate summer population of the school. Nearly three-fourths of the students were involved at some level and their dedication, preparation and execution of the performance captivated their audience. The nearly 150 family, friends, staff and students watched in amazement from their hillside perch overlooking the outdoor summer stage as the cast and crew worked their theatrical magic.

As far as musicals are concerned, Glenholme’s Music Man Jr. is the crown jewel of theatrical performances. Each year the students expand their talents and create an astounding theatrical performance; on queue at every moment, from backstage to center stage, it clear Music Man Jr. has claimed a special spot in the hearts and minds of all.

The Glenholme School, a Devereux Center, is an exceptional boarding school for students with special needs, which offers an individually prescribed learning environment with a steadfast academic curriculum. Using our effective individualized services, we apply a positive behavior support model focused on development of social skills and lifelong strategies for success. The school’s milieu therapy addresses varying levels of academic, social and special needs development in boys and girls ages 10-18 and postgraduates. We prepare graduates for continued education in traditional day schools, boarding schools, colleges and universities. For more information about The Glenholme School and its program, visit http://www.theglenholmeschool.org/.
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