Description:

The final collaboration between Rodgers & Hammerstein was destined to become the world's most beloved musical. Featuring a trove of cherished songs, including "Climb Ev'ry Mountain," "My Favorite Things," "Do Re Mi," "Sixteen Going on Seventeen" and the title number, The Sound of Music won the hearts of audiences worldwide, earning five Tony Awards and five Oscars. The inspirational story, based on the memoir of Maria Augusta Trapp, follows Maria, an ebullient postulant who serves as governess to the seven children of the imperious Captain von Trapp, bringing music and joy to the household. But as the forces of Nazism take hold of Austria, the von Trapp family must make a moral decision.

Dates / Times:

  • Friday, May 26th @ 7:00pm
  • Saturday, May 27th @ 2:00pm
  • Saturday, May 27th @ 7:00pm
  • Sunday, May 28th @ 2:00pm
Tickets go on sale Monday March 20, 2023 at 12:00am

Ticket Prices:


Abbeville High School:

1305 Wildcat Dr., Abbeville, LA 70510


Characters:

Maria Rainer

A postulant at Nonnberg Abbey – young, free spirited, warm, gentle and kind with much determination.

Captain Georg Von Trapp

A retired Austrian naval captain. Polished, yet very military in the way he runs his life to repress his sadness over the death of his wife; underneath, he is warm, understanding, and determined.

The Mother Abbess

Motherly, understanding, strong and authoritative, but kind.

Sister Sophia

Neither demanding nor critical, sticks with the rules.

Sister Berthe

Mistress of Novices, prudish, straight laced with a quick tongue, she is less tolerant than other nuns.

Sister Margaretta

Mistress of Postulants, very kind, understanding and concerned.

Franz

The von Trapp butler, rather formal but not without spirit, he is very German and loyal to the Fascist cause.

Frau Schmidt

The housekeeper, stoic, very little personality; she does her job efficiently but without affection. Strong and somewhat dominating.

Liesl Von Trapp

The oldest child, blossoming into a young lady with an interest in boys. She has a maternal edge to her and cares very deeply for her younger siblings.

Friedrich Von Trapp

Tough exterior, very much trying to be “the man” of the family.

Louisa Von Trapp

Rebellious attitude.

Kurt Von Trapp

Gentle and mischievous.

Brigitta Von Trap

Smart, reads a lot.

Marta Von Trapp

Very sweet and gentle.

Gretl Von Trapp

Must have the cute factor.

Rolf Gruber


Suitor to Liesl, telegram delivery boy, later Nazi soldier. A very pleasant young man, somewhat aggressive but in a gentle way.

Max Detweiler

Charming and vital; a man of sophistication who enjoys the good life; true and loyal friend to the von Trapp family.

Elsa Schrader

A baroness of taste and elegance, sophisticated, dignified and mature.

Herr Zeller

Stern and unsmiling, a typical Nazi official whose primary concern is to see that everyone toes the line.

Baron Elberfeld

A New Postulant

Admiral Von Schreiber

The Trio of Saengerbund of Herwegen

Fraulein Schweiger

German Officials

Party Guests

The Lonely Goatherd Ensemble

Sisters