The Sound of Music Reviews

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Average customer review: 4.5 star rating (4.6 Stars)

Number of reviews: 7



5.0 star rating from Schenectady, New York


More than I could have expected. It's hard to even come close to the original movie cast, but this cast is pretty close. The sets and lighting were visually stunning and captured the emotions of the story. The children were adorable with out being annoying. Enjoyed the added moments of humor in the script. I'll just say the "flags' were unnerving but necessary for the backdrop of Edelwiess. The way the captain performed it last night 4/8/17...perfection. Thank you all for working so hard.

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5.0 star rating Bonnie from Rochester, New York


Even though this show is a very familiar one, the cast made it feel new again. All of the voices were extraordinary and the staging was wonderful. I would highly recommend seeing it!

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5.0 star rating Mike from Knoxville, Tennessee


This is a must see. All cast members are extremely talented. Simple remarkable.

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5.0 star rating Tom Seeley from Rochester, New York


Simply the BEST!!! A must see. Casting was perfect. All very talented. If you like musicals then this is a must!!

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4.0 star rating from Toronto, Ontario


The set was great. They did a great job changing the scenes in and out. Kids were great, did a great job with their parts and had great voices. I wasn't thrill with the casting of 'Maria'. Julie Andrews had such a sing song voice and the person cast as Maria seemed to have a flat voice. She knew her part and did it well but her voice was just not suited to play Maria. She had a beautiful singing voice. My favourite part was when The Mother Superior sang Climb Every Mountain - she was fabulous. Didn't like some of the songs in the second half - wish they would have stuck to the Sound of Music songs. Wish they had sang My Favourite Things during the storm scene and not Lonely Goatherd.

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4.0 star rating Andie from Seattle, Washington


I grew up on the original Broadway cast album, then saw the movie when it came out in the theater and re-experienced with my daughter, so my expectations are high. All in all, the performances were quite good, but I honestly felt like Maria had been recast as a Disney princess—due primarily to the vocal style (the actress had indeed played a number of them on stage) and ultra-perkiness of the acting (I assume the director had a hand in this). The Abbess was exceptional though, Lisle quite charming, and the sets were both inventive and stunning.

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4.0 star rating Julie from Cleveland, Ohio


Wonderful performance! Mother Abbey was INCREDIBLE! Humor of uncle was perfect and Maria stole our ❤️!!! I would say the baroness was cast too old in my opinion !

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