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

Ticket Prices:

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Maria Rainer

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

Maria Rainer US

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.

Captin Georg Von Trapp US

The Mother Abbess

Motherly, understanding, strong and authoritative, but kind.

The Mother Abbess US

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.

Nun Swing


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.

Liesl Von Trapp US

Friedrich Von Trapp

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

Friedrich Von Trapp US

Louisa Von Trapp

Rebellious attitude.

Louisa Von Trapp US

Kurt Von Trapp

Gentle and mischievous.

Kurt Von Trapp US

Brigitta Von Trap

Smart, reads a lot.

Brigitta Von Trap US

Marta Von Trapp

Very sweet and gentle.

Marta Von Trapp US

Gretl Von Trapp

Must have the cute factor.

Gretl Von Trapp US

Rolf Gruber

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

Rolf Gruber US

Max Detweiler

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

Max Detweiler US

Herr Zeller

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

Baron Elberfeld

Admiral Von Schreiber

Swing - Franz, Schmidt, Zeller, Schreider, Elberfeld

A New Postulant

The Trio of Saengerbund of Herwegen

Fraulein Schweiger

Girl Pale Pink Coat

Mother of Girl in the Pale Pink Coat

The lonley Goatheard

Male Party Guests

Female Party Guest

Flower Girls

Little Chorus (School Girls, Villagers, Goats)

S.S. Officers