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Sound of Music, The

One of the greatest musicals of all time returns to the stage in this magnificent five star production to enchant the young and the young at heart. This wonderfully lavish staging tells the true story of the world famous singing family, from their romantic beginnings and search for happiness, to their thrilling escape to freedom at the start of WWll.  Read more …

Lucy O’Byrne returns to the iconic role of Maria in which she was hailed by critics as ‘Quite possibly the best Maria since Julie Andrews herself’ (The Scotsman). Lucy was the runner up of BBC One’s The Voice in 2015, impressing the nation and chart-topper Will.I.Am with her stunning vocal range, and was recently seen in the West End as Fantine in Les Misérables.

Joining as the dashing Captain Von Trapp is TV and stage favourite Neil McDermott, whose characters include playing heartthrob Ryan Malloy in EastEnders, as well as featuring in numerous West End productions such as Shrek The Musical where he played Lord Farquaad. 

The unforgettable score features some of the most memorable songs ever performed on stage, including EdelweissMy Favorite ThingsDo-Re-Mi, Climb Ev’ry MountainSo Long Farewell, and of course, The Sound of Music.

The critical consensus

You’ll probably remember The Sound of Music for its happy songs about hills and favourite things, but it has something else to offer us: a quiet subplot about taking a moral stand even against seemingly impossible odds.

*****Grace Knight, Broadway Baby, 25/01/2018

The audience are certain as the curtain closes: The Sound of Music is one of our favourite things.

*****Matthew Keeley, The Wee Review, 25/01/2018

If The Sound of Music is one of your favourite things, then this production is all the warm woollen mittens you’ll need this chilly February.

****(*)Justine Blundell, Edinburgh Guide, 21/02/2018

The Sound of Music has become a classic over the years. And this latest production by Bill Kenwright will no doubt bring a whole new audience to discover its magic.

****(*)Sarah Moyes, All Edinburgh Theatre, 21/02/2018

Where and when?

King's Theatre, Glasgow from Tuesday January 23, 2018, until Saturday January 27, 2018. More info:

Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh from Tuesday February 20, 2018, until Saturday February 24, 2018. More info:

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