Reality Winner Fisher Extends Stay in West End Sound of Music

News   Reality Winner Fisher Extends Stay in West End Sound of Music
 
Connie Fisher — who landed the leading role in the West End revival of The Sound of Music via the television reality program "How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maria?" — has extended her stay in that Rodgers and Hammerstein musical.
Connie Fisher
Connie Fisher

According to the Really Useful website, Fisher will play Maria von Trapp through February 2008. The West End revival of The Sound of Music began previews at the London Palladium Nov. 4, 2006. Directed by Jeremy Sams, the musical officially opened Nov. 14.

The Sound of Music originally premiered on Broadway in 1959, winning six Tony Awards, including Best Musical. The 1965 Hollywood film, which starred Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer, won five Oscars, including Best Picture.

For more on The Sound of Music, which is co-produced by Andrew Lloyd Webber and David Ian, call (0)870 890 1108 or log on to www.soundofmusiclondon.com.

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