REVIEW: Latest national Broadway tour for ‘The Sound of Music’ a favorite family affair

Latest national Broadway tour for ‘The Sound of Music’ a favorite family affair by Philip Potempa When the live television theatrical production of “The Sound of Music” ranked as a ratings success for NBC in December 2013, with more than 44 million viewers tuned in, it was further proof of the lasting magical appeal of the fabled story of the von Trapp Family. Ted Chapin, president of the Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization, explained the idea for the TV stage special: “I waited for a moment when we could rediscover ‘The Sound of Music’ as it was originally created. Because of the...

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