Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp./Photofest
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp./Photofest

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of one of the biggest movie musicals of all time, TCM Presents: The Sound of Music, in partnership with Turner Classic Movies (TCM) and Twentieth Century Fox, to select U.S. movie theaters on Sunday, April 19 and Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. each day.

The good news is that Grand Rapids has been chosen as one of the markets to show The Sound of Music, at href="">Celebration! Cinema North.

This not-to-be-missed cinematic event will include a specially-produced introduction by TCM host Robert Osborne.

The hit musical was originally released in 1965 and won five Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Music, and has proven to remain a relevant and timeless classic. Hollywood recently paid tribute to the film and its landmark anniversary at the 2015 Oscars, which included a medley of four songs from the film as performed by Lady Gaga.

This year’s special two-day cinematic event will have people buzzing, humming and singing all the way to the box office.

Tickets for TCM Presents: The Sound of Music are now available for purchase at Celebration! Cinema theater box offices and online at

Originally written by Richard Rodgers, with lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, The Sound of Music was a smash hit in its time, and throughout the 50 years since, it has become a cinematic staple beloved worldwide. 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.

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