Sundance Mountain Resort and UVU Present “The Sound of Music”

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Sundance Mountain Resort and UVU Present “The Sound of Music”

SUNDANCE, Utah –

Sundance Mountain Resort and the UVU School of the Arts announces “The Sound of Music” for the 2023 Sundance Summer Theatre in partnership with Utah Valley University Department of Theatrical Arts. This year marks 15 years of collaboration between the two organizations, bringing the best of Broadway to life in a spectacular mountain setting.

One of the world’s most beloved musicals, The Sound of Music tells the heartwarming story of Maria; a high-spirited postulant who takes a job serving as a governess for the seven children of a widowed naval Captain, bringing music and joy to the family as they escape over the mountains on the brink of World War II. Based on the inspirational, real-life story of the Von Trapp Family Singers, the production features some of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s best-known songs, including “Edelweiss”, “My Favorite Things”, “Climb Ev’ry Mountain”, and the title song “The Sound of Music”.

“The stunning backdrop of Mt Timpanogos against the Sundance stage is the perfect setting for this musical” says Mari Turner, Programming Manager and Producer at Sundance Mountain Resort. “The Sound of Music” is our most requested show title and we are thrilled this year marks its return to Sundance”.

We hope you will join us for this year’s special performance. The Summer Theatre is held at the beautiful Sundance Amphitheater, rated one of the “10 Best Outdoor Theatre Experiences in the Country” by Fodor’s Travel Guide. Shows will begin July 20th and run through August 12th on Monday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights at 8:00 PM. Due to the popularity of this title, a Tuesday night has been added on August 8th. Group sales of 20 or more tickets go on sale March 6th and must be purchased by calling 866-734-4428. Individual tickets go on sale April 18th at sundanceresort.com/summer-theatre and range anywhere from $30-$50. Attendees can also purchase a barbecue dinner to enjoy before the show at the time of ticket purchase. See our website for details regarding auditions.

About Sundance Mountain Resort

Founded by Robert Redford in 1969, Sundance Mountain Resort is an all-season resort that offers multiple outdoor activities including downhill skiing, ziplining, mountain biking, hiking, horseback riding, and fly-fishing. The resort has artistic roots, authenticity, and a strong connection to nature. Sundance Mountain Resort was ranked the #2 ski resort in North America by Condé Nast in 2021 for the Reader’s Choice Award. 

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