Wednesday, September 7, 2011
What is a Sing-A-Long Sound of Music?
So, you're thinking about coming to the Sing-A-Long Sound of Music on Saturday and want to know what to expect? Here's a brief primer on the performance.
This is a screening of the classic 1965 movie musical in glorious, full-screen technicolor with subtitles on the musical numbers so the whole audience can sing along. Our friend and NSO@Wolf Trap Festival Conductor Emil de Cou will put his hilarity to good use as our host for the evening leading the audience through a vocal warm up and explaining some of the interactive fun of the evening: booing the Nazis, hissing the Baroness, and, of course, cheering for Maria.
There is a costume competition. No, you don't have to dress up, but Halloween is right around the corner so you may as well get ready now. Wear a wimple or make a dress from your most decorative curtains. The best dressed will be chosen by the audience and the winner will get a prize!
You will receive a free fun pack. We won't spoil the surprise about what's inside, but your host will explain to you how to use the props during key moments of the movie.
Come ready to sing, and laugh, and have a great time. This is one performance where no one will mind you singing along!