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Examiner
  • Starlight Theatre comes alive with 'The Sound of Music'

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  • This classic musical from Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II is the fourth production of Starlight's 2014 Broadway season. It opens July 25 and runs through July 31. A special Monday night performance is scheduled for July 28. All performances begin at 8 p.m.
    The Sound of Music tells the story of the stern Captain von Trapp discovering a new love for his children when a free-spirited governess, Maria, brings laughter and music back into their lives. Set in Austria in the months before the 1938 Anschluss that ultimately developed into World War II, the musical is the final collaboration of Rodgers and Hammerstein. It opened on Broadway in 1959 and has been revived numerous times since.
    Tickets range from $10 to $85, and are available online at www.kcstarlight.com, by calling 816-363-7827 or at the Starlight box office, 4600 Starlight Road, Kansas City. Discount prices for groups of 15 or more are available by contacting group sales manager Stacey Million at 816-997-1137 or stacey.million@kcstarlight.com.

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