The Collonge Family
THE SOUND OF MUSIC
March 13 - April 21
Music by Richard Rodgers / Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II / Book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse / Suggested by “The Story of the Trapp Family Singers”
Come enjoy the world's most beloved musical! When a postulant proves too high-spirited for the religious life, she is dispatched to serve as governess for the seven children of a widowed naval Captain. Her rapport with the youngsters and her generosity of spirit capture the heart of the stern Captain and they marry. They return from their honeymoon to find Austria invaded by the Nazis. The family's narrow escape over the mountains to Switzerland provides a thrilling and inspirational finale. Songs include “Do Re Mi,” “The Sound of Music,” “No Way to Stop It,” “How Can Love Survive” and “Climb Every Mountain.”
The Sound of Music is directed by Roy Von Rains, Jr. and the Musical Direction is by Mark Reppert with Choreography by Rebecca K. Campbell. Starring in The Sound of Music are Rose Passione (Maria), Don Matthews (Captain Von Trapp), Kris Wildman (Mother Abbess), Mark Ropers (Max) and Livia Genise (Elsa Schraeder). The Von Trapp children are played by Julia Holden-Hunkins (Leisl), Karl Moeglein (Friedrich), Lauren Green (Louisa), Preston Mead (Kurt), Holly Ragsdale (Brigitta), Annika Larson (Marta) and Jordon Trunnell (Gretl). They are joined by a cast of 14, including Kristie Abart, Aaron J. Falk, Marlena Gray, Stephanie Jones, Tim Kelly, Katherine Lang, Kathleen Marrs, Ketzal McCready, Katie Moeglein, Lindee Newman, David Rees, Marilyn Reppert, Diana Reynolds Roome, Alexandra Schireman, Lillie Shephard, Zaq Wentworth, Kathy Wing and Douglas Young.
Joining Mark Reppert in the pit are Lori Calhoun (Clarinet & Flute), Karl Iverson (Keyboard 2), Beth Martin (Violin), Jesus Mendoza (Trumpet) and Steve Sutfin (drums). “The Sound of Music” is sponsored by South Stage Cellars.
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