The world-famous musical, The Sound of Music, returns to South Africa.
With music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II and the book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse. Presented by Pieter Toerien, David Ian and The Really Useful Group, tells the story of the Von Trapp family’s flight across the mountains from Austria, with its score that includes some of the most memorable songs ever performed on the musical stage.
With words and music by Rogers and Hammerstein (Oklahoma!, Carousel, South Pacific, The King and I), The Sound of Music originally premiered on Broadway in 1959 to record-breaking advance ticket sales, where it won eight Tony Awards – including Best Musical. The show opened in London in 1961 and became the longest-running American musical of its generation. Starring Andre Schwartz as Captain von Trapp and Carmen Pretorius as Maria.
Venue: Teatro, Montecasino, Montecasino Blvd, Fourways
Time: Tue to Sat 8pm | Sat 3pm | Sun 2pm and 6pm
Cost: R150 – R500
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