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Sound of Music, The musical (1959)

The script was written by H. Lindsay & R. Crouse. The music created R. Rodgers. Lyrics composed by O. Hammerstein II. Premiere on Broadway was held in November 1959, hosted by the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. In November 1962 the show moved to Mark Hellinger Theatre, where it continued to the mid of June 1963. There were shown 5 preliminaries & 1443 regular performances. Production carried director V. J. Donehue & choreographer J. Layton. The show had such cast: M. Martin, T. Bikel, K. Kasznar & M. Marlowe. In February 1961, in Riviera Theatre started first national tour, directed by V. J. Donehue & J. Layton. In the musical took part: F. Henderson, B. Krebs, J. Myhers & I. de Martin. In 1962, 1963, 1977 & 1999, followed a series of national tours.

From May 1961 to January 1967 at the Palace Theatre was shown the British version of the theatrical. It survived through 2385 performances under the direction of V. J. Donehue & J. Whyte & choreographer J. Layton. The performance had this cast: J. Bayless, C. Shacklock, R. Dann & B. Brown. From August 1981 to September 1982 in the Apollo Victoria Theatre was a new version of the British production. The histrionics this time was made by the director J. Fearnley & choreographer R. Hynd. In the show were involved: P. Clark, J. Bronhill, M. Jayston & M. Glossop. From June to September 1992 in London's Sadler's Wells was the next version of the musical. The director & choreographer was W. Toye. The play involved: L. Robertson, L. Hibberd, C. Cazenove & L. Mayor. From February 1998 to June 1999, the Martin Beck Theatre hosted a second version of the Broadway production. Director was S. H. Schulman, choreographer – M. Lichtefeld. The musical included this cast: R. Luker, M. Siberry & P. Conolly. From November 2006 to February 2009 at the London Palladium stayed an updated version of the histrionics.
Release date: 1959
Last Update:July, 13th 2016

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