NOVEMBER 9, 2011

Desert Foothills Theater’s first Main Stage Show of Season, The Music Man, is set for Nov. 10-20

D. Scott Withers directs this Tony award-winning musical

CAVE CREEK – Desert Foothills Theater (DFT), a division of the Foothills Community Foundation, presents its first Main Stage Show of the season, The Music Man, running Thurs., Nov. 10 through Sun. Nov. 20 at Cactus Shadows Fine Arts Center’s Black Box Theater, 33606 N. 60th Street, in North Scottsdale.

Directed by D. Scott Withers, The Music Man is a Tony award-winning musical that became a hit on Broadway in 1957 and later was adapted for film and television. The plot revolves around a fast-talking con man who enters the dull lives of the people of River City, Iowa with a colorful scheme to scam the residents by encouraging them to invest in musical instruments and uniforms for a boys’ band. His plans to skip town with the cash are foiled when he falls for the town’s librarian and piano teacher.

Show times are at 7:30 p.m. for the Thurs., Nov. 10 Preview Night; Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets range from $15 to $20 for children under 18, and from $22 to $30 for adults.

Ticket Price: $15 - $20 Youth; $22 - $30 Adult

Tickets are available at or by phone at 480-488-1981.

Harold (Scot Claus) and Marion (Kimberly Cooper) in Desert Foothills Theater’s production of The Music Man running Nov. 10-20 at Cactus Shadows Fine Arts Center. Photo credit: Jeremy Andorfer, Vangelis Productions