The Sound of Music: Rodgers and Hammerstein's Classic Musical
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The last date listed for The Sound of Music was Sunday December 18, 2011 / 2:00pm.
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Jazz legend Duke Ellington enjoyed a career in music that spanned more than 50 years. In that time, "The Duke" built up a body of work featuring some of the most celebrated songs of all time, including "Take the 'A' Train," "It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)" and "In a Sentimental Mood." Winner of two Tony Awards, Sophisticated Ladies is a stylish retrospective of Ellington's musical legacy that perfectly recreates his big band sound. Featuring all of his most famous numbers, this irresistible song-and-dance spectacular features the Atlanta Lyric Orchestra and some of the area's most talented performers. Learn More
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Music by Richard Rodgers; Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II; Book by Howard Lindsay & Russell Crouse – The final collaboration between Rodgers & Hammerstein was destined to become the world’s most beloved musical. When a postulant proves too high-spirited for the religious life, she is dispatched to serve as governess for the seven children of a widowed naval Captain. Her growing rapport with the youngsters, coupled with her generosity of spirit, gradually captures the heart of the stern Captain, and they marry. Upon returning from their honeymoon they discover that Austria has been invaded by the Nazis, who demand the Captain’s immediate service in their navy. The family’s narrow escape over the mountains to Switzerland on the eve of World War II provides one of the most thrilling and inspirational finales ever presented in the theatre.
About the Ticket Supplier: Atlanta Lyric Theatre
Atlanta Lyric Theatre, Atlanta's only local professional musical theater company, was formed in 1980 by Tedi and Robert Langdon and Sally Knap as the Southeastern Savoyards, a repertory theatre company dedicated to presenting the works of Gilbert and Sullivan. The company's first production, Gilbert & Sullivan's The Mikado, was performed at Emory University in December 1980. Later, the company's productions were moved to the Marist School, the 14th Street Playhouse, Center Stage Theater, and then to the Robert Ferst Center for the Arts on the campus of Georgia Tech where the company's main stage performances were produced for seventeen seasons.