West End's 'The Sound of Music' Bring Songs of War and Love to Manila
Adjusted for ticket price inflation, the film The Sound of Music, released in 1965, would have earned the equivalent of $1,258,951,900 today, according to Boxofficemojo.com. That’s enough to rank third on the all-time box office list, just behind Gone With the Wind and Star Wars. This September, the touring London West End production of The Sound of Music brings the enduring classic to the Manila stage for a two-week run at The Theatre at Solaire.
Based on the book The Story of the Trapp Family Singers, by Maria Augusta Trapp, the musical’s premise is one
The Von Trapp family portrayed by London's West End cast.
Sure, there have always been plenty of inaccuracies in the various adaptations of the book over the years, but isn’t that what dramatic license is all about? In any case, renditions of the Rodgers and Hammerstein classics “Do-Re-Mi,” “So Long, Farewell,” “Edelweiss,” “Sixteen Going on Seventeen,” and so
This story was originally published in the September 2017 issue of Town&Country.