There is no denying that The Sound of Music is a classic, so when given the opportunity to experience it on Broadway here in Atlanta I was thrilled. The Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta 2015/2016 season has ben amazing and The Sound of Music production was no exception. Get ready to go on an emotional roller coaster with the Von Trapp family, don’t worry you will enjoy every second!
The hills are alive! A brand new production of The Sound of Music, directed by Jack O’Brien, is coming to you. The spirited, romantic and beloved musical story of Maria and the Von Trapp Family will once again thrill audiences with its Tony, Grammy and Academy Award-winning Best Score, including “My Favorite Things,” “Do-Re-Mi,” “Climb Ev’ry Mountain,” “Edelweiss” and the title song.
“We plan to look more closely at this remarkable work—to tear off the varnish of the past and reveal one of the great, fresh glories of musical theater,” says three-time Tony Award-winning Director Jack O’Brien.
The Sound of Music features music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse, suggested by “The Trapp Family Singers” by Maria Augusta Trapp.
The Sound of Music enjoyed extraordinary success as the first live television production of a musical in over 50 years when “The Sound of Music Live!” aired on NBC in December, 2013 (seen by over 44 million people); 2015 marks the 50th anniversary of the film version, which continues to be the most successful movie musical in history.
The Sound of Music will play in Atlanta at the Fox Theatre March 1-6.
The performance schedule is:
The hills are alive with the sound of music, so get your tickets to see the classic show today!
For more information, visit www.broadwayinatlanta.com.