2014 Nov 30

Preview audience thrilled by Curve production of Sound of Music

The Curve’s Christmas production of The Sound of Music has been thrilling preview audiences in the run up to its opening on Wednesday.

On Saturday hundreds of eager people attended the matinee performance of out going artistic director Paul Kerryson’s latest glittering treat.

Originally a hit Broadway and West End musical, followed by the 1965 movie version, The Sound of Music remains one of the most popular musicals of all time.

Set against the idyllic landscape of the Austrian Alps, the tale is based on a true story following spirited young nun Maria and her relationship with the Von Trapp family.

Michael French ( David Wicks from East Enders) appears in the commanding role of Captain Von Trapp.

Many of the audience leaving the Curve on Saturday evening said they could not believe how good a singer he was and said he totally eclipsed Christopher Plummer from the film version….

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