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The Sound of Music - 1959 - Broadway

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.

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Mark Hellinger Theatre

(New York, NY)
237 West 51st St.
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by Team BWW - May 31, 2021
Our contestants are back this week with brand new performances after making it through to the top 10! Place your votes today to help them move on to the top 5! This week, vote for your favorites to help them move on to the top 5, announced on Thursday, May 27 (high school) and Friday, May 28 (college).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 28, 2021
Laura speaks passionately about the creation and mission of her album and podcast of the same name, Women of Tomorrow, and credits the work behind both for igniting her passion for learning more about women's history. Laura also shares her thoughts on the important roles both truth and vulnerability play when you are an actor.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 28, 2021
Broadway, television and recording artist, Melissa Errico will perform two shows at Bucks County Playhouse as part of recently announced Broadway Spotlight Concert Series.  Entitled, “Ladies of the Playhouse”, performances will be held at Bucks County Playhouse on Thursday, June 3 at 7:30pm and Friday, June 4 at 8pm. Tickets are $40. 
by Student Blogger: Alexandra Lang - May 27, 2021
As more and more musicals are turned into movies nowadays, like “In the Heights,” “West Side Story” and now “Dear Evan Hansen,” it’s important to discuss what made the best adaptations so successful, and what future directors can learn from their predecessors to achieve similar quality. And after all, what better template for a movie musical than the first one to win the Academy Award for Best Picture since 1968?
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 27, 2021
Paper Mill has announced the return of its wildly popular Brookside Cabaret starting Wednesday, June 9. The outdoor series, which debuted last summer, features world-class performers and fine dining under the stars at the F.M. Kirby Carriage House Restaurant.
by Stephi Wild - May 26, 2021
The Youth Theatre Troupe planned to perform The Sound of Music in June of 2020. The show was postponed twice as staff pivoted to virtual rehearsals for the remainder of the year. After safely reintroducing in-person rehearsals, the cast of 40 students will finally present their show June 4-5, 2021.
by Team BWW - May 26, 2021
Don't miss your chance to vote for the Broadway's Next on Stage Top 5! Make sure your favorite contestants make it to the next round by voting before tonight, May 26 (11:59pm ET) for the High School and College Top 5.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 26, 2021
ZACH Theatre, Central Texas’ premier professional theatre, has announced two of the 2021–22 Season productions including the ZACH360 experience. ZACH360 is ZACH's new artistic initiative to create dynamic theatre experiences that are immersive, revelatory, and fun.
by Chantal Kunst - May 25, 2021
Vandaag zijn de repetities voor The Sound of Music van start gegaan. Het creatieve team van producent Stage Entertainment, onder leiding van Carline Brouwer (regie) en Stanley Burleson (choreografie), en de cast gaan de komende vijf weken coronaproof repeteren om het verhaal van hoop, kleur en vrolijkheid op 30 juni te kunnen spelen in het AFAS Circustheater in Scheveningen. Vanaf augustus volgt een tournee langs de grote theaters van Nederland.
by Stephi Wild - May 25, 2021
The two series for next season will be “The Guys” by Anne Nelson, and “Heroes of the Fourth Turning” by Will Arbery.
by Team BWW - May 24, 2021
Our contestants are back this week with brand new performances after making it through to the top 10! Place your votes today to help them move on to the top 5! This week, vote for your favorites to help them move on to the top 5, announced on Thursday, May 27 (high school) and Friday, May 28 (college).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 24, 2021
Due to popular demand, a 2:30 p.m. matinee has been added to the Pandora Presents Disney Princess - The Concert engagement at the Fabulous Fox Theatre on Saturday, December 11, 2021. Tickets will go on sale Friday, May 28 at 10 a.m.
by Stage Tube - May 22, 2021
The creatives behind the new musical The Lamplighter recently chatted about the show in a new interview from 5th Avenue Theatre. The interview features Sara Porkalob (Book & Story), Justin Huertas (Music, Lyrics, & Story) and Kirsten deLohr Helland (Story).
by James Lindhorst - May 19, 2021
Broadway World had the opportunity to sit down with The Muny’s Kwofe Coleman to discuss plans for the 103rd Season in Forest Park. “We are excited to produce five shows and bring people back to The Muny this summer.” Coleman shared that this is a significant step forward. Shows will be presented at a reduced capacity of 60%, or 6000 patrons for each performance. All parties will be socially distanced, separated by 3-feet on all sides. The Muny’s five show season will open with Smokey Joe’s Café, July 26 – August 1. The season continues with The Sound of Music, August 3-9, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers August 12 – 18, and On Your Feet, August 21 – 27. The season will close with Kander and Ebb’s Chicago from August 30 – September 5.
by Stephi Wild - May 19, 2021
The 5th Avenue Theatre has announced that Afterwords, a new musical with a book by Emily Kaczmarek and music and lyrics by Zoe Sarnak, is the second of three Musical Radio Plays it will produce in its 2020/21 digital season.
by Stephi Wild - May 19, 2021
The Muny will return to its stage in Forest Park this summer, beginning July 26 with a five-show lineup at reduced capacity to meet the recently-updated social distancing guidelines for the City of St. Louis. The theatre was originally slated to present seven shows this summer.
by Team BWW - May 19, 2021
Don't miss your chance to vote for the Broadway's Next on Stage Top 10! Make sure your favorite contestants make it to the next round by voting before tonight, May 19 (11:59pm ET) for the High School and College Top 10.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2021
BrightSide Theatre is bringing a new program to the parks in Naperville this summer.  “Summer in the Parks: The Music of Rodgers & Hammerstein” will perform on 3 different Wednesdays throughout the summer at the Wagner Family Pavilion, located at the 95th Street Community Plaza, 3109 Cedar Glade Drive in Naperville.  
by Stephi Wild - May 18, 2021
The Des Moines Playhouse announced its 103rd year of live theatre via social media Monday, May 17, 2021. The 2021-22 Season includes some shows that were originally scheduled for the past 15 months and some new titles.
by Stephi Wild - May 18, 2021
Dallas Opera will present a free evening of Broadway classics on May 21, 2021. The performance will star Deanna Breiwick, soprano / Sasha Cooke, mezzo-soprano / Lucas Meachem, baritone and The Dallas Opera Orchestra conducted by Maestro Emmanuel Villaume.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 9, 2021
Each of the five selected recipient receives £1000, as well as technical, marketing and creative support from Iris Theatre to develop and present their work as part of the Summer Festival. Each artist receives 50% of their production's box office revenue.
by Team BWW - Jun 9, 2021
Don't miss your chance to vote for the Broadway's Next on Stage winners! Who do you want to win season 3? Place your vote before tonight, June 9 (11:59pm ET) for the High School and College winners.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 9, 2021
Goodspeed Musicals announced today that the two-time Tony Award-winning theater will reopen its doors beginning September 24 with the rousing revue, A Grand Night for Singing: A Celebration of Rodgers & Hammerstein - a fresh take on the quintessential work of Rodgers & Hammerstein.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 9, 2021
Westport Country Playhouse announces its 2021 Joanne Woodward Internship class of three theater career aspirants who will enhance their professional skills and gain on-the-job experience working directly with Playhouse senior staff from June through mid-August.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 8, 2021
The New York Pops, led by Music Director and Conductor Steven Reineke, today announced its 2021-2022 season of performances in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 8, 2021
Hale Center Theater Orem will produce 'THE SOUND OF MUSIC' playing from Jun. 18 to Aug. 07, 2021.
by James Lindhorst - Jun 8, 2021
Each summer, The Muny in St. Louis produces a season of full-scale performances of Broadway musicals that must come together in a few short weeks. It takes a lot of work from committed actors and technical theater professionals, plus it requires a little bit of magic, Muny magic. Each night, approximately 11,000 members of the St. Louis community gather in Forest Park to enjoy a show that is built on an epic scale. Attending performances at this outdoor amphitheater is a tradition for many St. Louis families. This season, a former college intern at The Muny gets his opportunity to direct one of the biggest projects of his young career. Broadway World had the opportunity to sit down with Matt Kunkel to learn about his training, his plans for helming his first full-scale Muny production, and how The Muny introduced him to directing and to his soon-to-be-wife.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 7, 2021
Fairfield Center Stage (FCS), an environmental community theater group, along with partner Fairfield Museum & History Center, will present an outdoor musical production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC in downtown Fairfield this June. The show runs for five performances over one weekend only: June 24-27, 2021 at Fairfield Museum Commons at 370 Beach Rd behind Old Town Hall.
by Chantal Kunst - Jun 7, 2021
TINA – De Tina Turner Musical is vanaf 14 juli 2021 weer te zien in het Beatrix Theater Utrecht. De musical over het leven van de ‘Queen of Rock ’n Roll’ Tina Turner ging in februari 2020 succesvol in première, maar moest in maart helaas alweer de deuren sluiten in verband met de uitbraak van het coronavirus. Stage Entertainment ziet na de recent aangekondigde versoepelingen van de coronamaatregelen de mogelijkheid om de musical weer van start te laten gaan. Stage Entertainment is hiermee de eerste producent die weer grote producties brengt aan het publiek. Eerder maakte het bedrijf al bekend te starten met The Sound of Music. De cast van beide producties is inmiddels gestart met repeteren.
by Team BWW - Jun 7, 2021
Our contestants are back for one more time this week with brand new performances after making it through to the finale! Which contestant do you want to win? Make sure your favorite takes home the crown by voting before Wednesday, June 9 (11:59pm). Our season 3 winners will be announced on Thursday, June 9.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 3, 2021
Darren joins the previously announced Faye Brookes as 'Roxie Hart', Sinitta as 'Mama Morton', Divina De Campo as 'Mary Sunshine', Djalenga Scott as 'Velma Kelly' and Joel Montague as 'Amos Hart'.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 3, 2021
David Ian in association with Barry and Fran Weissler have announced that West End and TV star Darren Day will play ‘Billy Flynn’ in the forthcoming UK and Ireland tour of the international musical sensation CHICAGO opening at the King’s Theatre, Glasgow on Saturday 11 September 2021.
by Student Blogger: Abigail Connolly - Jun 3, 2021
I got to see Broadway shows starting when I was only around 4-years-old. I loved the thrill and excitement of seeing an actor live on stage, singing and performing their heart out. I knew from then on that I wanted to be like them, that I wanted to be on Broadway and perform on a great, big stage, like so many of us do. It’s such a light-hearted dream, a dream that’s gotten me through some hardships and kept me inspired. But as the years went by, and it was eventually time to decide where I was going to go to college, my dream wasn’t seeming so light-hearted anymore. Instead, it felt like pressure.
by Alan Henry - Jun 3, 2021
he outdoor theatre will open at full capacity, utilizing each of its nearly 11,000 seats, including the 1,500 free seats offered nightly on a first come, first served basis.
by Team BWW - Jun 2, 2021
Don't miss your chance to vote for the Broadway's Next on Stage Top 3! Make sure your favorite contestants make it to the next round by voting before tonight, June 2 (11:59pm ET) for the High School and College Top 3.
by Alan Henry - Jun 2, 2021
Tuacahn began their equity-approved summer season last month. Find out how their safety plan, early vaccinations and testing made it possible.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 2, 2021
The long intermission is almost over and LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS & McCOY RIGBY ENTERTAINMENT have announced their 44th season of shows, and will welcome subscribers and audiences back for another exciting, joy-filled season of Broadway smash hits, concerts, comedy and much, much more!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 2, 2021
Paper Mill Playhouse has announced casting and creative staff for Beehive: The ’60s Musical, concluding the theater’s 2020–2021 season of high-quality streaming productions, available only to season subscribers June 12–26.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 15, 2021
Today's top stories: West End's full reopening has been delayed, watch a trailer for tick, tick...BOOM! directed by Lin-Manuel Miranda, and more!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 15, 2021
BroadwayHD today announced they will be bringing four contemporary and thrilling productions by award-winning dance-theatre company New Adventures and acclaimed choreographer Matthew Bourne exclusively to their platform.
by Neil Shurley - Jun 15, 2021
'We felt that the best way to welcome folks back into the theatre was through shows that would spark a boatload of joy.'
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 15, 2021
The Theatre Series is back! The Carnegie's 2021-22 season features a fast-talking plant; an intimate glimpse into the complicated life of a Hollywood icon; a heartwarming, family musical that will have everyone humming “Do-Re-Mi”; and the debut of a new script by a local arts leader.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 14, 2021
After what will be a 23-month intermission, The Muny's 103rd season will open with the Muny premiere of Smokey Joe's Cafe, followed by The Sound of Music, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, On Your Feet! and Chicago.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 13, 2021
Broadway’s Best Shows musical extravaganza “Show of Titles” will premiere on Sunday, June 13, 2021 at 7pm ET and be available for four days only.  The show features dozens of Broadway stars performing the title songs from over 20 beloved musicals. 
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 12, 2021
Today, we're getting to know Broadway favorite Hayley Podschun, with whom you can book a shoutout today!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 10, 2021
Broadway’s Best Shows musical extravaganza “Show of Titles” will premiere on Sunday, June 13, 2021 at 7pm ET and be available for four days only.  The show features dozens of Broadway stars performing the title songs from over 20 beloved musicals. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 1, 2021
Grand Rapids Civic Theatre officially announced its 2021-22 season on Tuesday, after a fifteen-month hiatus from regular in-person programming. The season features seven productions, including three musicals, two plays, and two special events.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 1, 2021
Leading the slate on June 1st is Tony Award winner John Cameron Mitchell's vibrant rock odyssey film Hedwig and The Angry Inch and On the Town, starring Gene Kelly, Frank Sinatra and Jules Munshin as three fun-loving sailors who have 24 hours of shore leave in New York City and want to make every second count.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 1, 2021
Broadway Palm has announced its 29th Season which includes eight main stage productions, four productions in the Off Broadway Palm, three Children’s Theatre productions, and five concerts. Individual tickets are on sale now.