SOLSC Day 26
Yesterday I would call a mixed review kind of day because of some things that happened. Here they are in no particular order.
The most enjoyable part of the day, at least for me, was that Kathy and I went to see The Sound of Music at the Hershey Theatre. I can’t remember how many times I have seen Julie Andrews twirl around the mountain singing the title song. However, I have never seen the stage production. I knew that there were some changes in the song placements and I knew there were songs in the show that were not in the movie.
Would I be disappointed? Would I not like the stage version? No and No. For two and a half hours I sat with my eyes glued to the stage and the performers. The set designs were beautiful. The cast was excellent and the voices unbelievable, especially the Reverend Mother. When she sang “Climb Every Mountain” it was something to hear. Showing my age, but they don’t write ’em like that anymore.
There was one sad part at the theatre, though. Because we have had the same seats for 18 plus years we have gotten to know the four women who sit behind us. They are season tickets holders as well.
One of the women had bypass surgery over the summer after I had mine so, when we went to a show in the Fall we compared notes. We both had the surgery done at the same hospital but had different surgeons. Her recovery was no going as well as mine had.
Well, yesterday we found out from her friends that she has had several strokes and seizures since we saw them in November. She is not doing well. I ask you to please keep Mary Ann in your thoughts.
On a happier note we went to Applebee’s for dinner after the show. We like their 2 for $20 menu. They added a new item to it: Grilled chicken, tomatoes, onions, and mozzarella on a bed of mashed potatoes with a balsamic drizzle over it. Delicious. I still have half for tonight’s dinner.
One thing happened that really ruined my day. It took place before we left for the theatre. I am not going to write about it here. I want to wait until I see if I can get things straightened out on Monday before I do any ranting and raving. Hopefully I can get things worked out. I will let you know about it on Tuesday.