The Sound of Music overview
One of the greatest musicals of all time returns to the stage in a magnificent new production to enchant and enthral the young and the young at heart.
Based on Baroness Maria von Trapp’s 1949 autobiography, this wonderfully lavish new staging of The Sound Of Music tells the true story of the world-famous singing family, from their romantic beginnings and search for happiness, to their thrilling escape to freedom as their beloved Austriabecomes part of the Third Reich at the start of WWII. The unforgettable score features some of the most memorable songs ever performed on stage, including:
- My Favorite Things,
- Climb Ev’ry Mountain,
- the title song – The Sound of Music.
This new production of the classic stage musical coincides with the 50th Anniversary of the film version – the best loved and most successful movie musical in history. Presented by Bill Kenwright Music by Richard Rodgers Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II Book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse Director Martin Connor Designer Gary McCann Choreographer Bill Deamer Musical Director David Steadman Suggested by ‘The Trapp Family Singers’ by Maria Augusta Trapp Presented by special arrangement with R&H Theatricals Europe SING-A-LONG-A SOUND OF MUSIC
The smash-hit musical show has been all around the world now returns to the UKfor the movie’s 50th anniversary. Yes, the original Sing-a-long-a show is back and celebrating the film’s half century giving it a birthday party to remember! For those of you not yet converted, Sing-a-Long-a Sound of Music is a screening of the classic Julie Andrews film musical in glorious, full-screen Technicolor, complete with lyric subtitles so that the whole audience can sing along. Join our live host for a vocal warm-up, fancy dress competition and free magic moment fun pack, now including a special commemorative brochure. The audience is the star of the show and almost anything can happen – the first rule of Sing-a-long-a is there are no rules! So, even if you’ve been before, come back and re-experience this unique interactive show and don’t forget to dress up as one of your favourite things!
7.00 pm Fri 27 FEB 2015 7.30 pm Mon 30MAR 2015, Tue 31 MAR 2015 General TicketsTickets £23.40 – £48.90 plus £2.85 transaction fee* New Wimbledon Theatre 93 The Broadway, London, SW19 1QG T: 020 85457900