The Sound of Music

Music by Richard Rodgers
Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Book by Howard Lindsay & Russel Crouse
Suggested by “The Trapp Family Singers” by Maria Augusta Trapp
Directed by Rachel Peake
November 19 to December 28, 2024
Opening Night Friday, November 22
Spriet Stage
A woman in a white blouse and dark blue dress holds a guitar case, in the background are lush green hills and mountains.
A woman in a white blouse and dark blue dress holds a guitar case, in the background are lush green hills and mountains.

Upcoming Shows & Tickets

Start your holidays with Maria and the von Trapps in this timeless, beloved, family musical...a very good place to start!

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The abbey life is not the life for Maria: an exuberant, free-spirited, would-be nun with the habit of fleeing her studies to sing in the Austrian mountainside.

For a change of scenery, Maria is off to join the von Trapp family household as the latest in a long string of governesses for humourless naval captain Georg von Trapp and his seven disciplined but mischievous children. While the family is initially no match for Maria’s unstoppable love of music and whimsy, it isn’t long until the power of song brings much welcome harmony, romance, and the promise of a bright future, into their home.

But, against political unrest, the von Trapps’ newfound joy becomes threatened. Will the hills that offered Maria her musical solace also become the family’s road to refuge?
 

Grand Theatre Artistic Director Rachel Peake helms this 2024 holiday production, based on the Tony Award-winning musical, Academy Award-winning film, and featuring memorable classic songs: “My Favourite Things”, “Do-Re-Mi”, “Sixteen Going on Seventeen”, “So Long, Farewell”, and “Something Good.”

 

Enhance Your Experience

AfterWORDS

On select Wednesday evenings, immediately after the performance, join host Breanne Ritchie in theatre's lounge for a brief guided discussion with guest artists, creative team members, and Grand staff members.

Tea Talks

Join us for creative conversations pre-show with host Rachel Peake and special guests connected to the show. Tea Talks begin at 12:00pm before the Wednesday 1:00pm matinée.

Open Captioned Performance

For patrons who are Deaf, hard-of-hearing, or who enjoy watching a performance with subtitles, this performance is live-captioned with text appearing on a screen that is positioned in the Orchestra Right section. To best view captions, it is recommended to book in Orchestra Right (seats 29 through 38). Click the link below or call the Box Office for more information: 519-672-8800.

  • Saturday, Nov 30, 2024 at 1:00PM 

RELAXED PERFORMANCES

Relaxed Performances are specifically designed to welcome patrons who will benefit from a less restricted audience environment. They differ from other performances by allowing patrons to leave and re-enter throughout the show, reducing sensory elements such as light and sound, and eliminating startling effects such as strobe and fog. Babes in arms are welcome at Relaxed Performances. 

  • Sunday, Dec 15, 2024 at 1:00PM

THE SOUND OF MUSIC is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals on behalf of The Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization. www.concordtheatricals.com