A half-century after profitable an Oscar for her first film and starring in the largest blockbuster to that time, the legendary actress, nearing her 80th birthday, reflects on a life that hasn’t at all times been supercalifragilisticexpialidocious. In 1990, in celebration of THE SOUND OF MUSIC’s silver anniversary, Twentieth Century Fox hosted a gala screening/reunion for director Robert Wise, star Julie Andrews, and other members of the solid in Los Angeles; the film is subsequently rereleased for a limited engagement in Los Angeles and New York.
The Sound of Music was filmed from March 26 through September 1, 1964, with external scenes shot on location in Salzburg, Austria, and the surrounding area, and interior scenes filmed at the twentieth Century Fox studios in California The movie was photographed in 70 mm Todd-AO by Ted McCord and produced with DeLuxe Color processing and 6-track sound recording.
Although already established as a Broadway star for her roles in THE BOYFRIEND, MY FAIR LADY and CAMELOT, Julie Andrews had yet to be found by the film audiences, and was perhaps finest recognized in Hollywood for Jack Warner’s resolution to cross her over for the lead in the movie of MY FAIR LADY (which went instead to Audrey Hepburn).
THE SOUND OF MUSIC options music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse, urged by The Trapp Family Singers by Maria Augusta Trapp. So, sure, the cast did work exceptionally hard, none greater than Underwood, to present her the credit score she really deserves, to promote the fabric. Originally from Sacramento, CA, Paige holds a BFA from The University of Michigan and has performed at The Muny, PCLO, Sacramento Music Circus, and most not too long ago, the Evita first nationwide tour. Yes, however as we had been now consuming tea, perhaps we could return to The Sound of Music, which started its life as a Tony-winning Rodgers and Hammerstein musical in 1959.
This new production is directed by Jack ‘Brien (credits embody: Hairspray, The Full Monty, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, The Coast of Utopia), choreographed by Danny Mefford (Fun Home, The Bridges of Madison County and Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson) and music supervision by Andy Einhorn (Bullets Over Broadway, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella, Brief Encounter, The Light in the Piazza).