Family favourite on stage in Boston

The hills are alive, with the sound of music... Helen Graves, who plays Maria Von Trapp, rehearsing with one of the sets of children. EMN-180511-114934001
The hills are alive, with the sound of music... Helen Graves, who plays Maria Von Trapp, rehearsing with one of the sets of children. EMN-180511-114934001

An adaptation of the beloved family classic The Sound of Music is coming to Blackfriars Theatre and Arts Centre, in Boston.

Boston Musical Theatre Group (formerly Boston Operatic Society) will be at the Spain Lane venue from Saturday, November 17, to Monday, November 19, and on Saturday, November 24.

The musical tells the story of the Von Trapp family after Maria comes to work for the family as a governess.

The governess falls in love with their widowed father, and Maria brings music and song into the home, much to the children’s delight.

The production will feature favourites such as Climb Every Mountain, Do Re Mi, Edelweiss and The Sound Of Music.

A spokesman from Boston Musical Theatre Group said: “The Sound of Music also showcases two teams of seven local children, all very talented, and sure to thrill the audience.”

Director Stuart Bull and musical director Marc Murray have teamed up again for this production, and theatre lovers might remember their award-winning productions of Jesus Christ Superstar, Chess and Annie.

Tickets are priced at £15 for adults, £13.50 for concessions and £49 for a family.

To book tickets or for show times, visit www.blackfrairsartscentre.co.uk or call 01205 363108.

• The audience is encouraged to come in a related fancy dress costume on Monday, November 19 - there will be an award up for grabs for the best costume.