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One-of-a-kind musical event with famous “fancy dress competition” hits the Main Stage Sunday, December 27

GUELPH, ON December 11, 2015 – Warm up your vocal cords and get ready to celebrate the 50th anniversary of a film classic at River Run Centre. Sing-a-Long-a Sound of Music is presented on the Main Stage on Sunday, December 27, at 2 p.m. as part of the RBC Showcase Series presented by River Run Centre.

A unique blend of film and theatre, Sing-a-Long-a Sound of Music is a one-of-a-kind musical event featuring a screening of the classic 1965 Julie Andrews film The Sound of Music in full-screen technicolor, complete with subtitles so the audience can sing along. The fun-filled show starts with a vocal warm-up led by the afternoon’s host, who will also take the audience through their complimentary “magic moments pack,” which contains props to be used at strategic points throughout the film.

Sing-a-Long-a Sound of Music also includes a famed “fancy-dress competition,” which features audience members wearing Sound of Music-inspired costumes invited onstage to show off their creations. Wearing a costume to the performance is encouraged.

Launched in the United Kingdom in 1999, Sing-a-Long-a Sound of Music has become a worldwide sensation, playing to packed houses around the globe. The production has been staged more than 10,000 times in 11 countries, in cities including New York, San Francisco, Toronto, Sydney, Melbourne and Dublin.

Sing-a-Long-a Sound of Music isn’t a movie. It isn’t a play. It’s a fun, interactive and inclusive production that offers the perfect way to mark the golden anniversary of a film that has had an enduring impact over generations. As ABC World News Tonight put it: “If you’ve always wanted to be a part of a musical, this is your chance.”

Tickets to see Sing-a-Long-a Sound of Music start at $24 for adults and $22 for seniors. Tickets for children 14 and under cost $20. $20 uGO tickets are available to university and college students with valid ID. $5 eyeGO tickets are available to high school students with valid ID. Tickets can be purchased at River Run Centre box office, 35 Woolwich St. in Guelph, by calling 519-763-3000, or online at


Angela McEwen
Marketing and Development Coordinator
River Run Centre
519-837-5662 extension 2493
[email protected]


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