A Local Thanksgiving Weekend Tradition Sings Again — Literally

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2When you think about Thanksgiving weekend traditions, a few thoughts probably come to mind: eating, shopping, and football. One of our favorite things to add to your list? The Music Box Theatre's annual showing of The Sound of Music. Seriously — it's about time you became familiar with the tunes "Edelweiss" and "Do-Re-Me," because this viewing party encourages you to sing along. Don't worry, this isn't a contest.

Before you settle in with your popcorn and candy (calories don't count on days like this), you'll score a bag-o'-props filled with everything from edelweiss (Salzburg festival, anyone?) to party poppers to use when Captain von Trapp finally plants a wet one on governess Maria. Whether you're 16 going on 17, or 60 going on 70, we promise, you'll want to make this event one of your newfound turkey weekend traditions.

Show Times:
Friday, November 23: 4 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.
Saturday, November 24: 11:30 a.m., 4 p.m., and 8:30 p.m.
Sunday, November 25: 11:30 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Tickets:
Advance tickets: $12.50; $8 for children 12 and under. Available online.
Day-of tickets: $15; $9 for children 12 and under at The Music Box Theatre Box Office (subject to availability.)

The Music Box Theatre, 3733 North Southport Avenue (between Grace Street and Waveland Avenue); 773-871-6604.


Photo: Courtesy of The Music Box Theatre