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'Sound of Music' to air on Panhandle PBS in special pledge event
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"The Sound of Music" will air Nov. 9 on "Great Performances"
Courtesy of ITV Plc

The hills are alive on Panhandle PBS on Nov. 9.

Great Performances will air a 2015 live U.K. broadcast version of The Sound of Music at 8 p.m. Nov. 9 as part of its month-long "Broadway's Best" series of programming.

Plus, this broadcast is a special, one-night-only pledge opportunity. Panhande PBS viewers can call 806-371-5479 or go online to donate to the station; among the premium gift options for donors are tickets to the Nov. 21 staging of The Sound of Music for Civic Amarillo and Celebrity Attractions' Broadway Spotlight Series.

Call 806-371-5477 for details.

Beloved by generations of audiences worldwide, this musical tells the inspiring true story of the von Trapp Family Singers and their escape from Austria during the rise of Nazism.

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s 1959 hit stage musical garnered five Tony Awards, including Best Musical, and the blockbuster 1965 movie adaptation won five Oscars, including Best Picture.