Journey Theater Arts Group is presenting Meredith Wilson’s The Music Man, an affectionate tribute to Smalltown, USA, which follows fast-talking traveling salesman Harold Hill as he cons the people of River City, Iowa into buying instruments and uniforms for a boys’ band he vows to organize, despite the fact he doesn’t know a trombone from a treble clef. Performances will take place at Mago Hunt Center Theater, August 9 through 18, Fridays at 7:30 p.m., Saturdays at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., and Sundays at 2 p.m. Pre-sale adult tickets are $18; student and military tickets are $15 (with ID); youth and senior tickets are $12. In a special deal for University of Portland faculty and staff, all tickets for the 2 p.m. performance on Saturday, August 10 are $12. Use coupon code “UPMM” for $1 off each ticket. The coupon code is not valid on at the door sales. All tickets are $2 more at the door. Tickets are on sale now at www.journeytheater.org or 360.750.8550. For more information contact Bethany Larson, Journey Theater Arts, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 360-921-2944.