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151 W Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60602

The Sound of Music

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Closed April 15, 2018

Go see The Sound of Music, as it will be unlike any you have ever experienced it.

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Why See The Sound of Music?

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Maria, You've Got to See Her

The hills are know the rest. Everyone's favourite tale of nannies, nuns and Nazis is heading out on a fresh North American tour. The last show written by legendary duo Rodgers and Hammerstein, this iconic musical boasts a score which reads like a Greatest Hits of musical theatre, with songs including 'My Favourite Things', 'Edelweiss and Do-Re-Mi'. It's inspired an Oscar-winning movie, a tv talent show and, as the 18 million viewers who tuned in to see NBC's live special prove, remains an incredibly popular piece of American pop culture.

While everyone knows the story off by heart, that doesn't mean that there's nothing new to be said about The Sound of Music. Helming this tour is Jack O'Brien (Hairspray), one of Broadway's most accomplished directors, who's seeking to strip away some of the more kitschy elements which have become attached to the musical over the years. The three time Tony Award winner told the New York Times that he's not "trotting out your mother's version."

What is The Sound of Music About?

In the heart of the Austrian Alps, a young woman named Maria is in training to become a Nun. Unsure that such a free-spirited soul as Maria is ready for a life of pious devotion, the Head Sister assigns her to the role of governess to the children of local naval officer Captain Georg Von Trapp.

As Maria discovers, the Von Trapp children have run off several governesses before her through their mischievous behaviour, but with a little love and time (and a lot of singing) Maria begins to win them over. Her kind-heartedness and patience also begins to dispel the gloom around their father, who is still in mourning for his late wife, and the two begin to fall in love. But danger looms on the horizon with the advent of World War II, and the Captain faces being drafted into the German army.

A (Brief) History of the Sound of Music

Yes, Maria was a real person. The memoir of this Austrian governess was filmed in 1956 as Die Trapp-Familie, which in turn inspired Rogers and Hammerstein to turn her extraordinary story into a Broadway show. Debuting in 1959 at The Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, The Sound of Music won five Tonys, with its reputation being cemented by the subsequent Julie Andrews-starring movie adaptation.

Did You Know?

Often wrongly assumed to be a traditional Austrian folk song, Edelweiss was indeed written for the musical by Rodgers and Hammerstein.

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Additional Information


Opening night: 10 April 2018


Recommended for ages five and above

Run time

Approx 2 hours and 30 minutes, including one intermission


You may be required to have had a COVID vaccine in order to attend this performance or show proof of a negative test. Please contact the venue directly for more information on this.

Cast and Creative


Jill-Christine Wiley as Maria
Mike Mclean as Captain Von Trapp
Lauren Kidwell as The Mother Abbess
Jake Mills as Max Detweiler
Kate Turner as Elsa Schraeder
Hunter Brown as Rolf
Lauren O'Brien as Liesl
Edward Turner as Friedrich
Jenna Seasholtz as Louisa
Ethan Douglas Cutillo as Kurt
Emily Strugatsky as Brigitta
Riley O'Kane as Marta
Quinn Titcomb as Gretl


Directed by Jack O'Brien
Music and Lyrics by Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein II
Book by Howard Lindsay & Russel Crouse
Set Design by Douglas Schmidt
Lighting Design by Natasha Katz
Sound Design by Ken Travis

What you thought

25 reviews, average rating: (4.4 Stars)

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Mike: “Remarkable”

This is a must see. All cast members are extremely talented. Simple remarkable.... more

Tom Seeley: “Sound of Music”

Simply the BEST!!! A must see. Casting was perfect. All very talented.... more

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