The Sound of Music theatre review: Queanbeyan Players' Veronica Thwaites-Brown triumphs and charms

By Peter Wilkins
Updated April 23 2018 - 10:28pm, first published November 3 2014 - 10:19am

In their Director's Notes, the Queanbeyan Players say the enduring message of The Sound Of Music is one of hope and courage. The same could be said of any amateur musical theatre company that attempts to scale the heights of this time-honouredmusical. Rodgers and Hammerstein's immortal tale of Maria Reiner (Veronica Thwaites-Brown) and the family of Captain Georg von Trapp (Shane Horsburgh) draws inspiration from the true lives of the von Trapps and their escape from occupied Austria, shortly before the onset of the Second World War.

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