The Sound of Music

Based on The Trapp Family Singers by Maria Augusta Trapp

Based on an inspiring true story, “THE SOUND OF MUSIC” is one of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s most beloved musicals. Set in Austria on the brink of WWII, Maria a postulant, proves too high-spirited for the religious life and is dispatched to serve as governess for the seven children of a widowed naval Captain. Her growing rapport with the youngsters, coupled with her generosity of spirit, gradually captures the heart of the stern Captain.


New York State Theatre

(New York, NY)
20 Lincoln Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2019
It's a theater season filled with daring, colorful and memorable heroes. Mercer County Community College's (MCCC's) Kelsey Theatre has announced its blockbuster schedule for 2019-20. The curtain goes up on Kelsey's 46th season Sept. 12 with the beloved Rodgers & Hammerstein's musical The Sound of Music, followed by other major musicals, dramas, comedies, and shows for the entire family. Kelsey Theatre is located on MCCC's West Windsor Campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road. Kelsey Theatre is wheelchair accessible with free parking next to the theater. 
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2019
FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents 54 Sings Ed Sheeran on August 28th, 2019 at 9:30pm. With a guitar and a loop pedal, his music has been transforming. From playing bars in London to selling out Arenas around the world, award winning artist Ed Sheeran has captured so many hearts with his voice and songs. Travel from NYC, to London, to Galway with us while your Broadway favorites perform the best of Ed. From a?oePlusa?? to a?oeMultiplya?? to a?oeDividea??, this will be a night to remember. 
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2019
A Little Princess, based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett, is a brand-new musical straight from London by British writing team Carl Miller (Book & Lyrics) and Marc Folan (Music & Lyrics).
by Patrick Honoré - Jul 29, 2019
After successful productions of The Sound of Music, Evita, and Sunset Boulevard the three past summers, Festival Bruxellons! is this year presenting Frederick Loewe's and Alan Jay Lerner's musical masterpiece My Fair Lady in a new brilliant French adaptation by Stéphane Laporte, in collaboration with Jack Cooper and Simon Paco, both of whom, as they did Evita and Sunset, directed.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2019
In a UK-exclusive event Southbank Centre, in collaboration with Fane Productions, presents 'A Conversation with Dame Julie Andrews' on the afternoon of Saturday 2 November 2019. This one-time special event will see the beloved and much-honoured star of stage and screen Dame Julie Andrews discuss her highly anticipated memoir, Home Work: A Memoir of My Hollywood Years, in conversation with acclaimed actor Alex Jennings at Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2019
Community theater folks and their fans are in for a treat as Mercer County Community College's (MCCC's) Kelsey Theatre presents an evening of entertainment and awards on Saturday, Aug. 17, starting at 7 p.m. The a?oe2019 Kelsey Awardsa?? will celebrate and recognize the best theatrical productions and performers from Kelsey Theatre's 2018-19 season. The theater is located on MCCC's West Windsor Campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road.
by Stage Tube - Jul 29, 2019
This summer at Tuacahn Center for the Arts, a little girl's dream comes alive as she takes you on an enchanted journey through popular Disney classics including Hercules, Mary Poppins, Tarzan, Aladdin, Moana, and many more surprises. The adventures in this musical never stop as you journey deep into Walt Disney's classic film vault.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2019
Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood officially hit theaters on July 26, 2019.
by Stephanie Wild - Jul 27, 2019
Come From Away is in its third year on Broadway! Meet the current cast of the musical below!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2019
Images have been released of the cast of CURTAINS, the Kander & Ebb musical starring Jason Manford as Detective Frank Cioffi at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre from 31 March – 4 April 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2019
Carnegie Hall's 2019a?"2020 season is upon us, and we are looking forward to a variety of exceptional programming and exciting new projects. A major programming highlight to note for this fall, Carnegie Hall has invited Grammy Award-winning singer Angélique Kidjo to chart the journey of African music and culture around the world for her season-long Perspectives series with four concerts including: Benin International Musical; a concert dedicated to the powerful voices of the African diaspora led by musical director Terence Blanchard featuring The E-Collective; guitarist Lionel Loueke and his trio; and a special concert marking both Ms. Kidjo's 60th birthday and the anniversary of independence for Benin and 16 other West African countries.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2019
THE GREEN ROOM 42 a?" Broadway's newest intimate concert venue a?" will present Annie Sherman performing a?oePiaf Livesa?? on Wednesday, August 7 at 7:00 PM. Sherman, known for The King & I and Sound of Music national tours, Ragtime on Ellis Island, and Macbeth at Los Angeles Opera, brings you her original and innovative translations of Edith Piaf songs as never before heard in English. This evening celebrating the scandalous and tragic life of Edith Piaf includes hits like a?oePadam,a?? a?oeMilord,a?? and a?oeLa Vie en Rose.a?? 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2019
The irrepressible comic strip heroine takes center stage as Ovations Dance Repertory Company Presents ANNIE JR. At Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts on Saturday, August 17 at 11am and 3pm. Tickets are $20-$28. For more information, visit, call the Patchogue Theatre Box Office at 631-207-1313, or stop by 71 East Main Street, Patchogue, NY.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2019
Pittsburgh Musical Theater's season preview, Broadway at the Overlook, takes place at the West End Elliot Overlook on Marlow Street. This year's show features selections from Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, The Sound of Music, Hair, Evil Dead the Musical, the musical adaptation of Twelfth Night, and more.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2019
Ethan Riordan will be performing his original song cycle, Flicker, on August 20th at 7 pm at The Green Room 42 in Yotel Times Square. The song cycle explores themes of connection and disconnection in its various forms--whether it be moving on or standing still. Performing with Ethan will be Kerstin Anderson (My Fair Lady, The Sound of Music), Micaela Diamond (The Cher Show) and Sophia Gennusa (Matilda the Musical, Dr. Zhivago). This show is being produced by John Mara, Jr.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2019
Broadway's Golden Age of Theatre comes alive next month when New York's Feinstein's/54 Below presents legendary two-time Tony Award winning actor John Cullum in his first ever one man show, John Cullum: An Accidental Star.  Performances will be Sept. 2 nd and Sept. 4th through 7th, at the 254 W. 54th St. supper club, each night at 7.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2019
Historic six-time Tony Award Winner Audra McDonald reunites with Sirius XM Radio star Seth Rudetsky direct from their critically acclaimed performances at Town Hall in New York City this past November and the Herbst Theatre in San Francisco this past January. Produced by Mark Cortale, the unique format of this show that differentiates it from any other is a seamless mix of intimate behind-the-scenes stories prompted by Rudetsky's insightful, funny and revealing questions - and the music from McDonald's legendary career.
by Linnae Medeiros - Aug 23, 2019
The cold never bothered them, anyway! As BroadwayWorld previously reported, the first national tour of the Tony-nominated musical Frozen has found its citizens of Arendelle, from Anna and Elsa to Hans and Kristoff. To prepare you to let the storm rage on, we're getting to know the production's cast, including Caroline Bowman, Caroline Innerbichler, F. Michael Haynie, Austin Colby, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2019
Once a month, for only $5 a ticket, come see a movie in this historic building! The film will begin at 6:30 pm. We have Pop's Kettle Corn, cookies, pretzels, beef sticks, beer, wine, soda, water, and a variety of hot drinks at our concession stand!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2019
Gloucester Stage Company continues its 40th Anniversary Season of professional theater with the regional premiere of The Lifespan of a Fact from August 30 through September 22 at Gloucester Stage Company, 267 East Main Street, Gloucester, MA. Gloucester Stage is the first theater in the country to produce the critically-acclaimed The Lifespan of a Fact since the play's SRO smash hit world premiere Broadway run featuring Daniel Radcliffe, Cherry Jones, and Bobby Cannavale closed in January 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2019
If you're a?oeSixteen Going on Seventeena?? and one of your a?oeFavorite Thingsa?? is to a?oeClimb Ev'ry Mountain,a?? then you want to be sure and catch the musical classic a?oeThe Sound of Music,a?? presented by Pierrot Productions at Mercer County Community College's (MCCC) Kelsey Theatre, Sept. 12-22.
by Stage Tube - Aug 23, 2019
Disney Plus has released the trailer for its upcoming nonfiction series 'Encore!', in which former cast members of high school musicals come back together years later to recreate their performances -- and find a bit of themselves in the process. 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2019
Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.
by Julie Musbach - Aug 22, 2019
Historic Hudson Valley and Brian Clowdus bring The Sleepy Hollow Experience, a new signature Halloween event, to Sleepy Hollow Country's top-rated fall festivities this year. The interactive musical performance will premiere at Washington Irving's Sunnyside in Tarrytown in October 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2019
Casting kicks off with the first announcement for The Boy in the Dress, the Royal Shakespeare Company's (RSC) new musical which runs in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre from 8 November.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2019
Professional Performance Prep (The Prep) will host award-winning composer/lyricist Bobby Cronin (Mary and Max, The Concrete Jungle) in concert with students from The Prep on Tuesday, August 27 in two showcases at The Green Room 42, 570 Tenth Avenue (inside YOTEL, 4th floor) at 5pm and 7:30pm.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2019
Moonlight Stage Productions concludes its 39th summer season with the San Diego Regional Premiere of a?oeVictor/Victoria,a?? September 11 - 27, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, priced $17 - $57, are on sale now online at or by phone by calling VisTix at (760) 724-2110.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2019
International theater and concert star, ISAAC SUTTON, will return to Feinstein's/54 Below - Broadway's Supper Club - on Oct. 5, 2019 at 9:30pm for an encore performance of his acclaimed show, BROADWAY ISRAEL. Following his previous sold out shows at the popular venue, and his most recent critically lauded US & European concert tours, Sutton returns with a unique celebration of Broadway. Performed in English, Italian, French and Hebrew, BROADWAY ISRAELa?" a Classic celebration of Broadway a?" features beloved songs from Wicked, NBC's Smash, The Phantom of The Opera, Cabaret, Fiddler on The Roof, My Fair Lady, The Sound of Music, Annie Get Your Gun and many more. Sutton, the recipient of several major awards in Israel, will be joined by Musical Director Dan Pardo on piano, Greg Orlando on double bass and Matt Covey on drums. Very special Broadway Guest Stars still to be announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2019
San Diego Musical Theater announces their 2020 Season of Musicals at the historic Horton Grand Theater! The companies 13th season will share stories of love, deception, horror, and lots of laughs with musical styles ranging from classical to pop, rock and everything in between.
by Chantal Kunst - Aug 20, 2019
TEC Entertainment maakt vandaag bekend dat de Queen rockmusical WE WILL ROCK YOU van 15 tot en met 19 januari 2020 verlengd wordt in het Martini Plaza in Groningen. De spectaculair nieuwe versie van de internationaal succesvolle musical van Queen en Ben Elton wordt geheel in het Engels opgevoerd en geproduceerd in samenwerking met Peeparrow Entertainment. WE WILL ROCK YOU is voor een gelimiteerd aantal voorstellingen uitsluitend te zien in Amsterdam, Den Haag, Hengelo en Groningen. De kaartverkoop voor de voorstellingen van WE WILL ROCK YOU in MartiniPlaza in Groningen is inmiddels van start gegaan.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2019
The Mac-Haydn Theatre presents Howard Ashman and Alan Menken's sci-fi hit Little Shop of Horrors, running August 8 through 18.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2019
Take Two Theatricals and Club 11 London will be presenting the UK premiere of the Broadway version of Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella, in concert at Cadogan Hall on Sunday 20th October at 6.30pm.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2019
Full casting has been confirmed for the witty, razor sharp What's In A Name which is to play at Theatre Royal, Glasgow next month.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2019
Working, A Musical opens on September 4th at the Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival (FLMTF). The show runs through September 21st at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse in Emerson Park.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2019
As BroadwayWorld previously reported, WAITRESS will end its Broadway run at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020. When the show says goodbye to Broadway, it will have played 33 previews and 1544 performances.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2019
Walnut Street Theatre opens its 211th season with Mel Brooks' hilarious musical comedy, YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN THE MUSICAL. Directed by Charles Abbott and choreographed by Mary Jane Houdina, the electrifying production begins previews on September 3, opens September 11, and continues through October 20.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2019
La Mirada Theatre For The Performing Arts & Mccoy Rigby Entertainment present the West Coast Premiere of GRUMPY OLD MEN: THE MUSICAL, book by Dan Remmes, music by Neil Berg, lyrics by Nick Meglin, (Adapted from the Warner Bros. motion picture written by Mark Steven Johnson), additional orchestrations by Phil Reno, choreography by Michele Lynch, musical direction by Benet Braun and direction by Matt Lenz.
by TV News Desk - Aug 15, 2019
Broadway Records will release two albums tomorrow, August 16, 2019: Kyle Taylor Parker: Broadway Soul, Vol. 1 and the world premiere recording of Anna Christie. Both albums will be available digitally, in stores, and at
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2019
Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2019
FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents 54 Sings Hilary Duff on September 29th, 2019, at 9:30pm. Why not take a crazy chance and come celebrate one of the queens of pop, Ms. Hilary Duff!
by Jeffrey Ellis - Aug 14, 2019
Summer of 2019 has proven to be an exciting time for theater artists, technicians and patrons in Nashville, with changes at the top of several companies' leadership teams, including Tennessee Performing Arts Center. With Kathleen O'Brien's retirement as CEO in May, TPAC has welcomed Jennifer Turner to Nashville to take the reins of the burgeoning performing arts enterprise just blocks from the Tennessee state capitol.
by Stephen Sorokoff - Aug 14, 2019
In the theater community Jamie deRoy is a well known Broadway producer but in the Friars community she is also acclaimed as an entertainer. Friar Jamie deRoy furthermore has the distinction of being the 8th woman to become a Friar subsequent to the men's only club changing it's rules in 1988. Jamie deRoy who is usually the earliest to spot an opportunity had to wait behind the likes of Liza Minnelli, Joan Rivers Gloria Allred, and Brooke Shields who were also among the first to join the Friars Club.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2019
Virginia Repertory Theatre announces the opening of A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder on Friday, September 27, 2019 at the November Theatre/Arenstein Stage, 114 West Broad Street. The show will run through Sunday, October 20, 2019. Previews will be on Wednesday, September 25 and Thursday, September 26, 2019. 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2019
Geva Theatre Center presents La Cage Aux Folles, with book by Harvey Fierstein, music and lyrics by Jerry Herman, based on the play by Jean Poiret, directed by Melissa Rain Anderson, with musical direction by Don Kot, and choreography by Sam Hay in the Elaine P. Wilson Stage from September 3 through October 6.
by Jaime Zahl - Aug 14, 2019
Whether the film was a sentimental part of your childhood or not, the story and the music of 'The Sound of Music' will transport you back to the Golden Age of musical theatre. With stellar casting and top-notch production value, The Gateway's production is perhaps the closest you will get to Broadway on Long Island. 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2019
The final show in the 2019 season is the Broadway At Music Circus premiere of In The Heights, a multiple Tony Award-winning Best Musical from Lin-Manual Miranda, creator of the smash hit Hamilton, running Tuesday, Aug. 20 through Sunday, Aug. 25 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion in Sacramento.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2019
The Luitingh Alexander Musical Theatre Academy (LAMTA) is a full-time tertiary Academy for the Performing Arts and is especially geared for training triple-threat performers for a career in the Arts. Duane Alexander and Anton Luitingh announced the Academy in April 2018 with the support and endorsement of Theatre Impresario, Pieter Toerien, who has been instrumental in the development of LAMTA. The brand new, sought after Academy is housed on the top floor of the beautiful Theatre on the Bay in Cape Town and boasts six stunning studios in the heart of Camps Bay. LAMTA opened its doors in January this year and has since enjoyed two hugely successful productions on the Theatre on the Bay stage with its first intake of 28 students. 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2019
Earlier this year, on April 22, The Phantom of the Opera, reached a milestone that no other Broadway show has even come near. Phantom, the longest-running show in Broadway history, became the first Broadway show EVER to reach #13,000 performances. This is just one of many incredible achievements made by the show since it opened on Broadway over three decades ago.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2019
This Month, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2019
Lambert Jackson Productions today announce full casting for Dr Zhivago a?" The UK Concert Première. Joining the previously announced Ramin Karimloo (Yurii Andreyevich Zhivago) and Celinde Schoenmaker (Lara Guishar) are Rhys Bailey (Young Yurii, Sasha), Maisey Bawden (Olya), Isabella Djuve-Wood (Young Lara), Emma De-Anne Edwards (Anna Gromeko), Darcy Jacobs (Young Tonia), Kelly Mathieson (Tonia Gromeko), Charlie McCullagh (Pasha Antipov, Strelnikov), Matthew Woodyatt (Viktor Komarovksy), and Trinity Laban Musical Theatre as the ensemble. The production takes place at Cadogan Hall, on Sunday 1 September, 2pm and 6.30pm.