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The Sound of Music Is Now Trenchant Political Commentary

The Sound of Music at the Paramount is fantastic—and has some pretty good tips on escaping Nazis. by Christopher Frizzelle The new national tour of The Sound of Music, playing at the Paramount through Sept 11, is fantastic. The weirdest, most unsettling thing about The Sound of Music is that it's timely again. Penetrating. Trenchant, even. Who saw that coming? This is supposed to be the musical of raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens, of Maria yodeling "The Lonely Goatherd" during a thunderstorm, of Dad and the babysitter glancing at each other and—whoops!—suddenly they're in love.
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