Looking for something fun to do with the family during Christmas week? Dress 'em up in lederhosen and start rehearsing "My Favorite Things."
The "Sound of Music Sing-a-Long" has been booked into the INB Performing Arts Center, Dec. 30, 7 p.m. This is the 1965 movie classic, shown complete with subtitles and audience participation.
Lots of audience participation. Think of it as a kind of clean-cut, well-scrubbed version of "Rocky Horror." The audience helps sing all the songs, and also acts out in other ways. Every audience member receives a "Bag of Musical Moments," full of props to utilize at key moments in the film.
There's also a costume contest for the most clever and outrageous outfits.
The sing-a-long began in Manhattan in 2000 and then went on to a big Hollywood Bowl event in 2001. It has since swept the country. Tickets are $20, $25 and $30 and will go on sale Nov. 18 through all Ticketswest outlets (800-325-SEAT, www.ticketswest.com).