The Sound of Music – January 18th,19th,25th &26th
Set in 1938, The Sound of Music is based on Maria von Trapp’s autobiography The Story of the Trapp Family Singers. Maria Rainer is a free-spirited nun whose love of freedom makes it obvious to her superiors that she is not suited for religious life. She is sent to be the governess to Captain George Von Trapp’s seven troublesome children. Soon the children and even the strict Captain, who is engaged to a wealthy socialite, begin to admire Maria. Eventually, the Captain and Maria fall in love and are married. When the Nazis invade their homeland, Austria, the whole von Trapp family is forced to flee over the Alps to escape. Showtimes are….7:30 p.m. Jan. 17, 18 and 25 with 2 p.m. matinees Jan. 19, 25 and 26. Tickets are available at the Clay Center box office or at theclaycenter.org.