The Sound of Music

The beloved musical story of Maria and the von Trapp Family

THE HILLS ARE ALIVE! A brand new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC is coming to the Lied Center of Kansas. The beloved musical story of Maria and the von Trapp Family will once again thrill audiences with its Tony, Grammy and Academy Award-winning Best Score, including My Favorite Things, Edelweiss and the title song.

THE SOUND OF MUSIC enjoyed extraordinary success as a live television production when The Sound of Music Live! aired on NBC in December, 2013 and was seen by over 44 million people. 2015 marked the 50th anniversary of the film version, which continues to be the most successful movie musical in history.

“Sparkling, fresh and lively.” – Los Angeles Times

KU-Osher-Logo--VerticalAdditional event: Pre-Performance Reception with Paul Laird

Friday, FEB 16, 2:30 pm | Lied Center Pavilion

Join the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute for AN OSHER EXCLUSIVE reception featuring the lyrical Dr. Paul Laird, KU professor of musicology, as he sets the stage for an evening of music and drama. Enjoy some snacks with wine or beer as Dr. Laird shares his unique insight into Rodgers and Hammerstein’s most beloved musical.

Visit KU Osher’s website for more information.

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