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Australian Arts

Moody shifts of tone

9 March 2024

9:00 AM

9 March 2024

9:00 AM

It’s interesting to see a new production of The Sound of Music is on at the National Theatre (a somewhat misleading name for it) in St Kilda and it has The Voice finalist Tayla Dwyer in the plum role of Maria in which Julie Andrews enthralled the world back in 1964, especially the female half of it because somehow this Salzburg story of the young novice who falls for the dashing Captain von Trapp in the context of the spectre of Nazism has every young girl and her grandmother yodelling with glee.

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