Brand New Production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC Makes North Texas Debut and DFW loves it!

Posted on November 9th, 2015

Do Re Mi (Kerstin Anderson as 'Maria Rainer' & the von Trapp children) by Matthew Murphy

Dallas Summer Musicals and Performing Arts Fort Worth are delighted to co-present the North Texas debut of the brand new production of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s THE SOUND OF MUSIC at the Music Hall at Fair Park November 3-22, 2015. Directed by three-time Tony Award® winner Jack O’Brien, the spirited and romantic story of Maria and the von Trapp Family will once again thrill audiences taking the show back to its essence creating a deeper, richer and more powerful journey for a fresh interpretation of this timeless musical. Take a look below to see what DFW has to say. – DSM Cisco

TV Interviews & Performances

ABC8 Good Morning Texas – Kerstin Anderson & Ashley Brown perform “My Favorite Things”

FOX4 Good Day Dallas – Paige Silvester & Dan Tracy perform “16 Going On 17”

ABC8 Midday News – Interview with Ben Davis

CW33 NewsFix – Behind The Curtin: A Sneak Peek of The Sound of Music at DSM

CW33 News Fix – Michael Jenkins DSM/SOM Social Media Initiatives Interview

The Dallas Morning News – The Sound of Music Makes Top 5 Theater Picks


“fresh, deeper and intriguingly complex” – The Dallas Morning News

“the iconic tunes are all there—but this production has a youth and energy about it that brings it right into the moment.” – Theater Jones

“The attention to detail evident in all aspects of this production makes for a satisfying experience…you will be fascinated and compelled to sing-along.” – The Column

“Jack O’Brien dug deep into the Sound of Music trunk, hired new, fresh-faces to infuse energy to the principal roles, and wove the many songs and scenes into a seamless, revitalized tapestry. The result is simply magical!” – Broadway World

“The classic movie that has been around for decades comes to life on-stage in Dallas in an unforgettable adaptation.” – Red Carpet Crash

“’The Sound Of Music’ Is The Perfect Pitch Of Love, Triumph And Harmony.” – Irish Film Critic

“Longtime fans of the classic movie are certainly liable to appreciate the close-to-original sound of the beloved songs that so many have grown to adore.” – The Flash List

Special Podcast Edition Review – The Clubhouse Podcast

“I am not afraid to say this is the best overall presentation that I have seen to date.” – Rob/The Clubhouse Podcast

“Even if you have seen the film 100 times, you owe it to yourself to experience this in person while you can.” – Chad/The Clubhouse Podcast

“scene to scene was very impressive…I truly felt like I was in the locations that they were trying to portray.” – Don/The Clubhouse Podcast

“Our Love Is Alive With The Sound of Music” – The Positive Mom

“This one can’t be missed” – LiveBeDallas

“It was SO good!” – Clink!


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Cast & Creative Interviews

The Dallas Morning News – Jack O’Brien puts fresh spin on new opera and new revival

White Rock Lake Weekly – Local Actress brings Texas hills alive at DSM

Broadway World – Ashley Brown of THE SOUND OF MUSIC at Music Hall At Fair Park

Selig Film News – Interview with Kerstin Anderson (Maria Rainer)

Dallas Voice – Acclaimed director Jack O’Brien, on reinventing an American classic

Social Whirl – Ashley Brown Returns to Dallas Summer Musicals in The Sound of Music

Previews & Featured Articles

The Dallas Morning News – The Sound of Music makes Arts Lead

CultureMap – 9 Can’t miss shows in DFW theater for November

CultureMap – The Sound of Music makes Best Weekend Events in Dallas

“The stage version—which was adapted into the beloved film—is the sweet, lyrical, and appropriately tense version you didn’t even know you were missing.” – Dallas Observer

Brandon Does Dallas – The Sound of Music Feature

AXS – The Sound of Music Show Preview

Travel Lady – The Sound of Music Feature

“It brings back some amazing memories and I want to do the same with my daughter!” – My Dallas Mommy

My Crazy Savings – Sound of Music is coming to Dallas Summer Musicals

The Frugal Mom – Catch The Sound of Music at Dallas Summer Musicals

THE SOUND OF MUSIC is on stage NOW through Sunday, November 22 at the Music Hall at Fair Park. Click here for details and tickets.

Join us and don’t miss out on this fresh and timeless beloved production!