Sunday, May 19, 2013

Theater Review: Sound of Music Sing-a-Long

Sound of Music Sing-long
Ordway Theater

I had the amazing fortune to be able to see this last night at the Ordway Theater in downtown St. Paul as part of another Blogger Night. I don't think I've had that much fun in a long, long time.

For those of you not familiar, this event is a showing of the movie Sound of Music in beautiful technicolor. You get a goodie bag of props to use at specific points during the film, subtitles to help you sing your little heart out and witness a pretty fun costume contest. The emcee was a blast as well!

I had not seen this movie in its entirety in years. My friend and +1 however, is an addict. We are talking Twilight level of fandom here, people (and she wasn't the only one). The shouting, the whooping when they kissed. The booing of the Baroness. Oh, how the audience got feisty for their faves.

It was a lot of fun. Unfortunately it was only for one day with two performances but it's something I definitely think all fans should participate. Really, to sing all those songs that most people know and love, it just brought on a whole other level of endearment. 

There are a host of wonderful events coming to the Ordway this summer. Next in line, starting May 28-June 2 is the Flint Hill International Children's Festival. Check out the Ordway website to learn more.

I leave you with one of my favorites from the film, Edelweiss.

Happy Listening and as always, thanks for stopping by!

red headed book child


Lisa said...

Oh my god, I would be in heaven if I got to do this! I'm not an addict but I have loved The Sound of Music since it came out and sang all of the songs to my kids as lullabies.

Tales of Whimsy said...

What fun! I want to try something like this.