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Theatre hosts ‘The Sound of Music’ sing-a-long


Larry Holcombe/Daily Globe

Six members of the audience assembled for Saturday’s sing-a-long showing of “The Sound of Music” at the Ironwood Theatre are dressed as nuns, including, from left: first row, Colleen Britton, Bruce Crossing, and Whitney Johnson and Rhonda Leaf of Ewen, and second row, Bette Rigoni, Regan Moilanen and Lacey Kaare, all of Ewen.

IRONWOOD — The Ironwood Theatre was alive with “The Sound of Music” Saturday evening as upwards of 200 folks took part in a sing-a-long showing of the 1965 Academy Award winning film.

The adaptation of Rogers and Hammerstein’s beloved Broadway musical of the same name stars Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer, seven precocious, yet very musical children, and a host of nuns and Nazis. Set in Salzburg, Austria, in “the last days of the Golden Thirties,” Maria, a wannabe nun, shows up at the von Trapp mansion a naïve governess and sings her way into the hearts of the children an...

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