THE SCREENING ROOM: Sister Act, Doubt, "Nunsense" and More Celebrate the Sassy Sisters of Theatre (Video)
25 Aug 2012
The 1959 musical The Sound of Music features a score by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II with a book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse. The musical was later adapted into a 1965 film starring Julie Andrews as Maria, the postulant who looks over the von Trapp children. Here is a live performance of Andrews singing "The Hills Are Alive With the Sound of Music":
Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.