Sound of Music, a Favorite Thing in Toronto, Extends to Nov. 1

News   Sound of Music, a Favorite Thing in Toronto, Extends to Nov. 1
The new Toronto production of The Sound of Music has been extended to Nov. 1.

Tickets for this new booking period went on sale June 22.

The Jeremy Sams-directed revival of the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic began preview performances on Oct. 3, 2008, and opened to solid reviews at Toronto's Princess of Wales Theatre on Oct. 15.

The production features Broadway's Burke Moses (Beauty and the Beast) as Capt. Von Trapp and reality TV competitors (of "How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maria?") Elicia MacKenzie and Janna Polzin alternating as Maria Rainer. This is the North American premiere of the recent London production that also cast its leading lady on a TV competition.

Arlene Phillips choreographs. The last show by the team of composer Richard Rodgers and lyricist Oscar Hammerstein II features a libretto by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse.

The producers are Andrew Lloyd Webber, David Ian, The Really Useful Theatre and David Mirvish. Tickets are $26-$120 and are available online at or by calling Ticketking at (416) 872-1212 or (800) 461-3333.

The Princess of Wales Theatre is located at 300 King Street West in Toronto, Ontario.

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