Rome Little Theatre’s production of “The Sound of Music” continues this weekend at the DeSoto Theatre in downtown Rome. Performances begin at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and at 2:30 p.m. for the Sunday matinee.
The beloved musical will be brought to life on the historic Desoto Theatre stage by local performers, including RLT veterans and newcomers alike. Performances will include familiar songs such as “Do Re Mi,” “My Favorite Things,” and “Climb Every Mountain” as well as numbers unique to the stage version of the show.
“The Sound of Music” is based on the true story of the Von Trapp family — seven children and their widowed father who rediscover the joy of music when a new governess, Maria, comes into their lives. The story is set in the late 1930s, when Austria was on the brink of German invasion. Captain von Trapp is forced to choose between serving the Nazi regime and fleeing the country with his family. The story gained popularity with the 1965 film starring Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer. More than 50 cast and crew members, all volunteers, have worked for months to ensure the audience will ave an exciting and memorable experience at the DeSoto Theatre.
Tickets are available by calling the Rome Little Theatre box office at 706.295.7171 or visiting the box office at 530 Broad St. Adult ticket prices are $14, student and senior tickets are $12, and group tickets are $10.