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September 10, 2011

FREE: The Sound of Music

The hills are indeed alive, even hyperventilating, at the sound of a church production that’s actually good. Wonderful, even. Full disclosure: I happen to be in the cast, but that only makes me more qualified than anyone to attest to the hours invested by cast members, orchestra players, skilled craftsmen, costumers, light designers, directors and coaches who have created a production that will draw upwards of 10,000 people starting Thursday night. With previous shows like "Beauty and the Beast" and "The Music Man" under their belts, the creative arts team at Christ Chapel Bible Church is tackling what is quite possibly the most beloved musical of all time — for kids and parents alike. If you’re looking for a quality production for introducing Broadway to your kiddos but don’t have the budget for the standard $100 a ticket, this is the perfect venue. And the perfect show.

Tickets for all 8 performances are gone, but there will be a standby line at each performance. If this show is like the previous productions, those waiting standby will almost always get a seat. (If you don’t get a seat, I’ve been told commemorative lederhosen will be yours for the taking as well as five free throws at a Nazi dunking booth.)

In the meantime, get the kids ready for Alpine climbing, abbey roaming, and do-re-mi-ing.

The Sound of Music

Eight Performances

Thursday, Sept. 15 – 7:30 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 16 – 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 17 – 1:00 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 17 – 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 21 – 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 22 – 7:30 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 23 – 7:30 p.m.

Saturday Sept 24 – 1 p.m.

Standby Line Procedure

All performances are full. At each performance, there will be a standby line for guests that do not possess tickets for that particular show.

  • The line will begin forming in the Great Room one hour prior to the beginning of the performance and is on a first-come, first-served basis.

  • Ten minutes prior to show time (given there are available seats), we will begin seating as many people from the standby line as possible in accordance with safety and facility policies.

Christ Chapel Bible Church is located on the northwest corner of 1-30 and Montgomery, at 3740 Birchman Avenue Fort Worth, TX 76107. (Phone: 817-731-4329 | Fax: 817-731-4662). Visit



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