4 Weeks: The Sound Of Music

4 Weeks Left To See The Sound Of Music

Seen by over 100 000 people here in Gauteng!
This is the last chance to see the sound of music
show must close 8 June prior to international tour!

Pieter Toerien presents
Andrew Lloyd Webber and David Ian’s
London Palladium Production of
The Sound Of Music
Music by Richard Rodgers
Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse

The Sound Of Music Contains Arguably The Best-Loved Songs Of All Time – Andrew Lloyd Webber

Featuring an all-star South African cast singing some of the most memorable songs ever performed on the musical stage including “My Favourite Things”, “Edelweiss”, “Do-Re-Mi”, “Sixteen Going on Seventeen”, “The Lonely Goatherd”, “Climb Ev’ry Mountain”, and the title song “The Sound of Music”, The Sound of Music has just 4 weeks left in Johannesburg before it departs on an international tour to destinations including Singapore and New Zealand, with a tour to China and Hong Kong to follow!

With words and music by the legendary 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.  The 1965 Hollywood film, which starred Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer, won five Oscars, including “Best Picture”, and quickly became the highest-grossing film in history. Even today, The Sound of Musicremains the most successful movie musical in history.

Since the turn of the 21st century, the enduring magic of The Sound of Music has lead to major productions around the world, giving testament to its title as “The World’s Most Popular Musical”. This production of the legendary Rodgers and Hammerstein musical opened to rave reviews and sell-out business at the Wales Millennium Centre in July 2009, following a record-breaking 954 performances at the London Palladium where it was seen by well over 2 million people. Here in Jo’Burg the show has been seen by over 100 000 people already, and with just 4 weeks to go, looks certain to break box office records!

The South African production stars Andre Schwartz as Captain von Trapp and Bethany Dickson as Maria.
The rest of the amazingly talented cast include:
Janelle Visagie as Mother Abbess
Taryn Sudding as Baroness Schraeder
James Borthwick as Max Detweiler
Carmen Pretorius as Liesel von Trapp
Rhys Williams as Rolf Gruber
Malcolm Terrey as Franz
Rika Sennett as Frau-Schmidt
The Ensemble includes: Monique Weich, Genna Galloway, LJ Nielson, Pauline du Plessis, Ami Rose Barber, Sebe Leotlela, Pisto Msongelna, Claire Simonis, Mike Huff, Richard White, Adam Pelkowitz, Mark Sykes, Duane Alexander (Dance Captain too), Ryan Flynn, Torah Rapoho & Claire Taylor.

Bookings can be made at any Computicket outlet/ The Call Centre (011) 340 8000/ Theatre Box Office (011) 511 1818 or at the Theatre itself.

Performances: Tues – Fri @ 8pm, Sat @ 3pm & 8pm, Sun @ 2pm & 6pm
Extra Matinee Added Due To Huge Demand: Wednesday 4 June @ 3pm

Please forward any final media requests to mark@montetheatre.co.za or call (011) 511 1988

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