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PLAY REVIEW /// ‘The Sound of Music’

THE HILLS ARE ALIVE—Ava Daikeler as Maria in the musical. Courtesy of Rosalind Allen-Enciso

“The Sound of Music” or, as some jaded theatergoers call it, “Adventures in Babysitting” is one of those shows whose success depends not on acting, choreography or attractive scenery, but simply on the singing in Rodgers and Hammerstein’s final musical.

Hammerstein died in 1960, midway through the show’s initial run, ending the team’s phenomenally influential 17-year, nine-show career (11 shows, if ...

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