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The Sound of Music - The world's best loved musical live on stage in Qatar

From State Media in association with Popular Productions, one of the most prolific producers of theatre in the region comes the Qatar Premiere of the critically acclaimed, award winning production of The Sound of Music

 
PRLog - Aug. 19, 2014 - DOHA, Qatar -- Con

Considered by many to be the most successful movie musical in history, Rodgers and Hammerstein's The Sound of Music was the recipient of five Oscars, including Best Picture. Its soundtrack stands in history as the best selling musical of all time going Platinum more than 12 times. Its landmark score includes some of the most beloved songs in the American songbook including “My Favourite Things,” “Edelweiss,” “Climb Ev’ry Mountain,” “Do Re Mi,” "The Lonely Goatherd", “Sixteen Going on Seventeen,” and the wonderful title song. A true and moving story, The Sound Of Music recalls the touching memories of Maria and the von Trapp family, and their struggles as their homeland of Austria faces up to Nazi conversion during the Anschluss, just prior to the Second World War.

The musical will be one of the regions most anticipated and most exciting theatrical events of the year.The production previously ran at the Madinat Theatre, Dubai where it broke box office records and due to phenomenal demand, was subsequently revived for a second time. The production then toured to Bahrain as the headline act of the Bahrain Summer Festival, BIECC. It was nominated for and won the ‘TIMEOUT NIGHTLIFE AWARD for Best Theatrical Production’.

Featuring a host of lavish costumes and beautiful sets, a stunning live orchestra and starring a cast of 26 of the very best in London’s West End singers and actors, The Sound of Music will come alive at the Qatar National Convention Centre in the 2300 seat state of the art theatre. The cast will include Lucy Hunter James who returns in the lead role of Maria, which she played to acclaim in both Dubai and Bahrain. Further casting will be announced shortly.

The Sound of Music is presented in Qatar by State Media. It is produced by John Payton and Lucy Magee for Popular Productions. It is directed and musically staged by John Payton, with musical direction by Spencer James, set design by Cleo Pettit & John Payton, lighting by Paul Gould, costumes by Anna Saunders and sound by Bo Collier.

Official website: www.soundofmusicqatar.com
Official facebook: facebook.com/Statemediame
facebook.com/soundofmusiclive

LISTING INFORMATION

THE SOUND OF MUSIC

Music by RICHARD RODGERS

Lyrics by OSCAR HAMMERSTEIN II

Book by HOWARD LINDSAY and RUSSEL CROUSE

Suggested by "The Trapp Family Singers" by Maria Augusta Trapp

Directed and Musically Staged by JOHN PAYTON

Presented through special arrangement with R&H Theatricals Europe

PERFORMANCES

Wednesday 26th – Saturday 29th November 2014
The Qatar National Convention Centre Theatre, Doha, Qatar

26th, 27th, 28th and 29th November at 7pm
28th and 29th November at 2pm

The performance lasts approximately 2hrs 40 minutes including an interval.

Tickets can be booked online at:  http://tickets.virginmegastore.me/?country=QA

Ticket Prices:

VVIP – 1200QR
VIP – 850 QR
PLATINUM – 650QR
GOLD – 400 QR
SILVER – 250QR


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