The Music Man on Deck as NBC's Next Live Event

The Music Man Live NBC 2015Cue the trombones — 76 of ’em, to be exact!

NBC announced today it will be staging a live rendition of The Music Man in 2015 — following up last year’s ratings smash The Sound of Music Live! and a planned staging of Peter Pan later this year.

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The 1957 Broadway musical tells the tale of Harold Hill, an instrument salesman who makes false promises to help an Iowa town launch a marching band, but winds up staying longer than planned when he begins to fall for Marian, a librarian who’s suspicious of his intentions.

A 1962 big-screen version of The Music Man starred Robert Preston and Shirley Jones as the central couple. Matthew Broderick and Kristin Chenoweth headlined a 2003 TV remake on ABC.

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