The Sound of Music

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The Sound of Music

Music By: Richard Rodgers
Lyrics By: Oscar Hammerstein II
Book By: Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse
Suggested By: "The Trapp Family Singers" by Maria Augusta Trapp

Directed By: Patrick Nims

September 9-October 3, 2021

Winner of the 1959 Tony Award for Best Musical.

Acclaimed as “the loveliest musical imaginable,” The Sound of Music features standards such as “Edelweiss,” “My Favorite Things,” “Climb Ev’ry Mountain,” and “Do-Re-Me.” Don’t miss Rodgers and Hammerstein’s beloved musical and final collaboration between the musical theatre dynamic duo.

Maria Rainer: Merideth Kaye Clark*
Captain Georg von Trapp: Leif Norby*
Max Detweiller: David Mitchum Brown
Elsa Schrader: Kerry Moriarty Lyma
Mother Abbess: Elizabeth Ecklund
Sister Berthe: Lauren Vander Aarde
Sister Margaretta: Rachelle Riehl
Sister Sophia: Phoebe Gildea
Liesl von Trapp: Heather Bach
Friedrich von Trapp: Jackson Wells
Louisa von Trapp: Lindsay Donohue
Kurt von Trapp: Phillip Wells
Brigitta von Trapp: Melody Wells
Marta von Trapp: Jorja Reed
Gretl von Trapp: Ever Rose Thorsell
Franz: Sam Holloway
Frau Schmidt: Laura Hiszczynskyj
Herr Zeller: Richard Cohn Lee
Rolf Gruber: TBA
Ensemble: Mathew Cornett, Zachary Gaumond, Ron Harmon, Bryna Montgomery and James Montgomery
*Member of Actors Equity Association
James and Janice Osterman
  • “The loveliest musical imaginable. It places Rodgers and Hammerstein back in top form as melodist and lyricist. The Lindsay-Crouse dialogue is vibrant and amusing in a plot that rises to genuine excitement."
    New York World-Telegram and Sun