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By Adam Hetrick
01 Dec 2013

Ted Chapin
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Ted Chapin, president and executive director of Rodgers & Hammerstein:
There's a kind of litmus test to The Sound of Music, which is the scene when the kids come back in the curtain costumes. The captain is outraged. Maria confronts him and then the children sing "The Sound of Music" and he suddenly realizes [what's been missing]... It's a very tricky transition. A lot happens in a very short amount of time. And every production I've seen of The Sound of Music, that's kind of the test, you know... Are they going to conquer this moment?  Continued...