The Sound of Music bids to make Sri Lanka’s capital Colombo an entertainment hub for tourists. The renowned musical masterpiece has just closed after a five-day run at Nelum Pokuna, courtesy of John Keells group, which undertook the mammoth—and somewhat risky—task of importing the show.
Smash-hit stage show The Sound of Music brings the magic of Broadway to Sri Lanka for the first time
The Sound of Music film smashed box office records around the world when it opened in 1965, and the many Broadway productions have also been massively popular. Now, for the first time, one of the most critically-acclaimed musicals in history is to be staged in the Sri Lanka capital Colombo courtesy of Cinnamon Life.
The magic of Sri Lanka’s traditional music, dance and drama will be on show for tourists and visitors at the Sri Dharanee Performance Theatre on the banks of the historic Diyawanna Oya outside the capital Colombo.
The famed Lionel Wendt Art Centre in Colombo once again features prominently in this month’s offering of not-to-be-missed theatrical productions in the capital.