Great Performances

Getting Jazzed for Broadway’s Best: The Sound of Music

Clip: Season 46 Episode 3 | 5m 5s

Ted Chapin, President and Chief Creative Officer of Rodgers & Hammerstein, discusses what makes The Sound of Music the quintessential R&H musical, the differences between the movie and stage version, and why PBS viewers will enjoy this special broadcast.

Aired: 11/09/18

Rating: NR

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