The Sound Of Music
The theatre's alive with the sound of music!
The Sound of Music is about a women named Maria. One day Maria is kicked out of a nunnery and is given the opportunity to be a governess for the Von Trapp family and their seven children. She becomes very fond of the children and teaches them how to sing.
These are a few of my favorite facts
1.The musical opened on November 16th 1959.
2.It was made into a film.
3.It was written by Richard Rogers.
4. The lyrics were made by Oscar Hammerstein II
5. The original Broadway production starred Mary Martin and Theodore Bikel
3 Interesting facts
1.The producers were originally going to make it a straight play.
2.It was originally based on the memoir of Maria Von Trapp.
3.Hamerstein the second ( he created the lyrics ) died of cancer nine months after the Broadway premiere.
Mary Martin (Maria)
Theodore Bikel (Captain Von Trapp)
Two of the songs in The Sound Of Music were:
One of the awards The Sound of Music received was:
Tony Award for Best Musical