"The Sound of Music"
Tickets for "The Sound of Music" will be available at the door for each performance. Reserved seating tickets (best seats) are $18 and general seating tickets are $15. Tickets may be purchased with cash or check.
- Thursday May 3 - Opening Night - 7:30 pm
- Friday May 4 - 7:30 pm
- Saturday May 5 - 2:00 pm Matinee
- Saturday May 5 - 7:30 pm
- Sunday May 6 - Closing Performance
With music by Richard Rodgers and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein has become on of the most beloved performances. Based on the writings of Maria von Trapp about Trapp Family Singers and set in Austria, this musical shares the story of Maria who takes a job as governess to a large family while she decides whether to become a nun. She falls in love with the children, and eventually their widowed father, Captain von Trapp. He is ordered to accept a commission in the German navy, but he opposes the Nazis. He and Maria decide on a plan to flee Austria with the children. Many songs from the musical have become standards, such as "Edelweiss", "My Favorite Things", "Climb Ev'ry Mountain", "Do-Re-Mi", and the title song "The Sound of Music".
The original Broadway production, starring Mary Martin and Theodore Bikel, opened in 1959 and won five Tony Awards, including Best Musical, out of nine nominations. The first London production opened at the Palace Theatre in 1961. The show has enjoyed numerous productions and revivals since then. It was adapted as a 1965 film musical starring Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer, which won five Academy Awards. The Sound of Music was the last musical written by Rodgers and Hammerstein; Oscar Hammerstein died of cancer nine months after the Broadway premiere. (Wikipedia)
With these favorite songs:
- The Sound of Music
- My Favorite Things
- You Are Sixteen
- So Long, Farewell
- Climb Every Mountain