THE SOUND OF MUSIC opens this September in Manila
This year, Manila will be treated to the highly-anticipated, legendary musical THE SOUND OF MUSIC!
Members of the Producers Club and those who register on the TicketWorld ticket waitlist get 10% off and first dibs on seats during the week-long pre-sale beginning 6 March 2017. Those who purchase tickets for both shows will get 20% off.
THE SOUND OF MUSIC will be staged at The Theatre at Solaire, premiering on 27 September 2017.
To add to the exciting news, THE SOUND OF MUSIC will feature 18 stellar children from Manila (six local children cast in three rosters), who will be selected from an open audition call. Follow the Concertus Manila page for audition announcements: facebook.com/concertusmanila
THE SOUND OF MUSIC, tells the uplifting true story of Maria, the fun-loving governess who changes the lives of the widowed Captain Von Trapp and his seven children by re-introducing them to music, culminating in the family’s escape across the Austrian mountains as tensions rise prior to the outbreak of World War II.
THE SOUND OF MUSIC features some of the most unforgettable songs ever heard on stage and screen, including My Favorite Things, Edelweiss, Do-Re-Mi, Sixteen Going on Seventeen, The Lonely Goatherd, Climb Ev’ry Mountain, and the title song The Sound of Music. Even today, THE SOUND OF MUSIC is considered the world’s most popular musical – an iconic show that touches the hearts of all ages.
The original Broadway production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC won six Tony Awards, including Best Musical, and was Rodgers and Hammerstein’s biggest success. The 1965 movie starring Julie Andrews as Maria won five Oscars, including Best Picture, and remains one of the most popular movies of all time.
This dazzling, critically-acclaimed production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC comes from the home of West End musical theatre – the famous London Palladium – and is produced by Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Really Useful Company and David Ian Productions, and is presented in Manila by David Ian Productions, Lunchbox Theatrical Productions and David Atkins Enterprises.