The Music Man at
the Texas Family Musicals, Galveston - July 25, 2008
July 25 a large group of 24 members and their 16
guests attended opening night of Music
Man at the Galveston Summer Musicals. The
casting was especially superb, as usual.
Great score: story, songs, music, choreography and acting.
notable was the singing of Zanna Fredland as Marian Paroo (the
young Tristen McGlathery (as Winthrop Paroo, her brother). The latter's
"Gary, Indiana" just about stole the show, loud and long applause.
Eighteen songs seamlessly fitted into the story line about a traveling
salesman, a smooth talking professional con-artist, 'Professor' Harold
who falls in love with the local librarian, then recants his deceitful
decides to make good on his promise to the townspeople to create and
boy's marching band with new instruments and uniforms. The dinner at
beforehand was very good--food and service, although eaten quickly.
Attendees were: Tony &
Dee Amante, Janie Arsizo & her 4 guests
(Delia Padia, Rosa Linda Medina, Janie Castillo, Alice Avila), Edith
Don & Lynn Stefan & guests Ron & Manda Ross,
Daren & Jewel
Welch and guest Anne Milam, Lawson & Kay Cook & their
guests Pat &
Annette Hawkins, Lonnie
guest Davye Mable, Israel & Nora Morales & their guests
Israel and Nora
Gonzales, Ralph & Estella Garcia, Daryl & Brenda Moss
& their 3
guests (BJ Robinson, Milly Bergman, Rose Montgomery), Howard &
Cameron, Patsy Seay, Bill & Mary Young & guest Sandy
Williams and Tony
& Susan Leigh