The Sound of Music - Back in Dubai by popular demand, November 12th-18th... Tickets now on sale!

The Sound of Music Presented by Popular Productions THE FIRST GROUP THEATRE, MADINAT JUMEIRAH, DUBAI 12th – 18th November 2011
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Sept. 26, 2011 - PRLog -- Popular Productions the producers of Dubai’s biggest hit shows including ‘Fame’, ‘Blood Brothers’, ‘Annie’ and ‘Disney High School Musical’ are delighted to announce the return of Rodgers and Hammerstein ‘s wonderful musical The Sound of Music, back by popular demand after it’s immensely popular record breaking sell out season at the First Group Theatre, Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai - earlier this year.

Considered by many to be the best-loved and most successful movie musical in history, The Sound of Music took home 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, Based on a true story, The Sound Of Music recalls the touching and dramatic memories of Maria and the Von Trapp family, and their struggle to freedom as their homeland of Austria faces up to Nazi conversion, just prior to the Second World War.

The production features lavish costumes, a sumptuous set and stars a cast of over fifty with the very best in West End and UAE talent. Starring as Maria is Lucy Hunter-James (Blood Brothers/ Fame) and the cast also includes Nicholas Maude as Captain von Trapp (Phantom of the Opera, West End), Donna Hazelton as Mother Abbess (Winner of British TV’s Musicality and star of Chicago, West End), Anna Lawrence as Liesl (Oliver/The Sound of Music, West End), Alison Guill as Elsa (Phantom of The Opera / The Sound Of Music, West End) and Christopher Blades (Jekyll & Hyde/Phantom Of The Opera, West End).

Producers Lucy Magee and John Payton said: “We are delighted to present this much loved musical for another run at the First Group Theatre, Dubai. It was so wonderfully received in April and we have been inundated with requests from the UAE audiences to bring it back. The Sound Of Music really is one the best written and most memorable musicals of all time and is perfect for all audiences. We are delighted to have such a talented cast which includes some new faces to the production from London’s West End and from here in Dubai alongside our excellent returning creative team. We look forward to bringing this entertaining, moving and memorable production to Dubai again for this strictly limited special farewell season of nine performances”

Please see the official show website at for further information.

OFFICIAL SPONSORS: 7 Days (Official Newspaper), Coast 103.2FM (Official Radio Station),
Star Plus & Star World (Official TV Stations), Virgin Atlantic (Official Flight Sponsors), ExpatEcho, DubaiKidz and Dubai Night Planner (Online partners)


Saturday 12th November – Friday 18th November 2011
The First Group Theatre, Souk Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai

Book online at:
and at,

Box office: or on 800 4669,
Or in person at the theatre box office at Souk Madinat Jumeirah

Evenings:   12th, 13th, 14th, 15th, 16th, 17th and 18th November 2011 at 7:30pm
Matinees:   16th at 3pm and 18th November at 2:30pm

Ticket Price:
All performances - AED175
Schools/Colleges/Group booking discounts available on request at the box office.


Lucy Magee at or 00971 (0) 50 281 4677

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Popular Productions is a producer of quality theatre and entertainment. Producing Drama, Musical Theatre and Concert productions Internationally, Popular Productions is recognised as one of the foremost production companies in the market.
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