The Sound of Music and mini-concert with "Schuyler sister" Jasmine Cephas Jones

The Wonder of Moms
The Sound of Music & mini-concert with Jasmine Cephas Jones
Sunday, May 7, 2017
 
3:30pm Mom & Daughter On Stage Exclusive, 4pm doors, 4:30pm mini-concert with "Schuyler sister" Jasmine Cephas Jones, 5pm movie
Adults: $10 online/$15 at the door.
Children under 12/Seniors: $5 online/$10 at the door.
Mom & Daughter On Stage Exclusive: $50 per couple
Enjoy 2 glasses of champagne or lemonade on stage with a piano cabaret by American Idol finalist Anwar Robinson, two reserved VIP seats to the movie & free popcorn. Also open to Mom & Son, Father & Daughter and Father & Son. The same price applies.
 
Purchase tickets here.

Rodgers & Hammerstein's cinematic treasure, "The Sound of Music" is the winner of five Academy Awards, including Best Picture. In this true-life story, Julie Andrews lights up the screen as Maria, a spirited young Austrian woman who leaves the convent to become a governess for Captain von Trapp's (Christopher Plummer) seven unruly children. Her charm and songs soon win the hearts of the children - and their father. But when Nazi Germany unites with Austria, Maria is forced to attempt a daring escape with her new family.

UPCA is honored to be joined by "Schuyler sister" Jasmine Cephas Jones during the pre-show mini-concert of Rodgers & Hammerstein tunes. Jones, who originated the roles of Margarita "Peggy" Schuyler Van Rensselaer and Maria Reynolds in the Broadway phenomenon "Hamilton," will sing a series of favorites from the R&H songbook while accompanied by United Palace Musical Director (and "American Idol" finalist) Anwar Robinson.

Also joining the mini-concert will be Coogan's Restaurant co-owner Peter Walsh, returning to the Palace stage for the first time since 2013. His voice is still as smooth as a freshly poured pint of Guinness.

The pre-show will end with an audience sing-a-long of songs from "The Sound of Music."

Starring Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, and Eleanor Parker. Directed by Robert Wise. Written by Ernest Lehman. 2 hours 54 minutes. 1965. In English.

"Movies at the Palace" take place at the stunning United Palace, formerly the Loew's 175th Street Theatre that first opened as a deluxe movie theatre and vaudeville house in 1930. We honor that past while reinventing the movie-going experience by pairing classic titles with pre-show entertainment and expert Q&A’s. The year-long series of “Movies that Reawaken Wonder” celebrates both the Palace’s past as a Wonder Theatre and recent cinematic rebirth, including Lin-Manuel Miranda’s 2016 donation of a DCP projector. Learn more here.

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