Tom Magette

Thomas Magette (Harold Hill), a frequent performer in Live Arts Maryland productions, reprises a role he first performed at the Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre in 1981.  His recent Live Arts Maryland appearances include Max Detweiler in The Sound of Music and the Padre in last season’s Man of La Mancha.  Other roles include Lt. Cable in South Pacific, Charlie Dalrymple in both our productions of Brigadoon, Henrick in A Little Night Music, Nathan Detroit in both our productions of Guys and Dolls, Motel in Fiddler on the Roof, Dickon in The Secret Garden, Merlin in Camelot, Harold Hill in The Music Man, Enoch Snow in Carousel and Captain Andy in Show Boat.  He also sang the role of the Sailor in Live Arts Maryland’s production of Dido and Aeneas.  Mr. Magette has appeared in at many area theaters, including Colonial Players and the Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre, where he has appeared in over 400 performances.  Among his favorite roles locally are Che in Evita, the title role in Pippin, Rooster in Annie, and of course that spell-binding cymbal salesman, Mr. Hill.  He created the role of Scrooge’s nephew Fred in the original production of Colonial Player’s ever-popular production of A Christmas Carol, a show he has also music directed.  He has served as the music director for several other local shows, including Annie, Pippin, and Grease.  A graduate of the University of Tennessee, where he sang and danced while earning bachelors and masters degrees in nuclear engineering, Mr. Magette is a Senior Vice President at EnergySolutions.   He and his wife Marci are celebrating the recent marriage of their oldest son Chris, who joins his brother, Matt, in wedded bliss.