The Sound of Music: Youth Edition – Frisco – Rodenbaugh Theatre at Willow Bend Center of the Arts

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Showtimes

Thursday, February 24, 7:15PM
Friday, February 25, 7:15PM
Saturday, February 26, 2:15PM
Saturday, February 26, 7:15PM
Sunday, February 27, 1:15PM
Sunday, February 27, 6:15PM

Synopsis

The final collaboration between Rodgers & Hammerstein was destined to become the world’s most beloved musical. Featuring a trove of cherished songs, including “Climb Ev’ry Mountain,” “My Favorite Things,” “Do Re Mi,” “Sixteeen Going on Seventeen” and the title number, The Sound of Music won the hearts of audiences worldwide, earning five Tony Awards and five Oscars. The inspirational story, based on the memoir of Maria Augusta Trapp, follows Maria, an ebullient postulant who serves as governess to the seven children of the imperious Captain von Trapp, bringing music and joy to the household. But as the forces of Nazism take hold of Austria, the von Trapp family must make a moral decision.

In this adaptation for pre-high school students, the content has been edited to better suit younger attention spans, but all the elements that make this show a classic are still in place. You and your students will be enchanted by the timeless story and the dazzling score, while at the same time learning about theater and its production.

Credits

Adapted by Tom Briggs and Timothy Allen McDonald / Suggested by The Trapp Family Singers by Maria Augusta Trapp