The Heartwarming story about Love, Courage, and the Power of Music
As the most requested show on our annual season survey, it’s easy to see why The Sound of Music enchants both the young and the young at heart. From its premiere on Broadway in 1959 to becoming the most successful movie musical ever, the hills will come alive with beautiful songs loved by many.
The Sound of Music tells the story of Maria, a free-spirited young woman who leaves the convent to become a governess to a Naval officer’s children in Austria during World War II. Maria transforms the home of the Von Trapp family from a place of rules and regulations to one filled with joy, laughter, and music. In the process, she wins the hearts of all seven children – and their widowed father.
SONGS TO NOTE: “Edelweiss”, “My Favorite Things”, “Do-Re-Mi”, “Climb Ev’ry Mountain”, and of course, the title song – “The Sound of Music”
SAFETY: Masks are required for all patrons at the Paramount Center for the Arts. Please visit paramountarts.org for current audiences guidelines regarding COVID-19 policies for the venue.
MARIA RAINER – Megan Potter
THE MOTHER ABBESS – Susan Schleper
SISTER BERTHE – Kate Ellis
SISTER MARGARETTA – Kayla Jennissen
SISTER SOPHIA – Kayla Boser
CAPTAIN GEORG VON TRAPP – Stephen Cragle
FRANZ – Adam Pesch
FRAU SCHMIDT, URSULA – Elizabeth Mackey
LIESL – Grecia Lopez
FRIEDRICH – Isaac Miller
LOUISA – Sophie Lathe
KURT – Finn Nelson
BRIGITTA – Cecelia Weldon
MARTA – Elise Niehaus
GRETL – Marie (MJ) Macauley
ROLF GRUBER – James Reichow (Otto Klemp)
ELSA SCHRAEDER – Abigail Schnobrich
MAX DETWEILER – Caleb Schweim (Otto Klemp)
HERR ZELLER, LIEUTENANT – Max Finlayson (Otto Klemp)
BARON ELBERFELD – Otto Klemp
BARONESS ELBERFELD – Kate Ellis
ADMIRAL VON SCHREIBER – Jason Schindler
A NEW POSTULANT – Kate Lathe
NUNS – Kate Lathe, Stephanie Otremba
PARTY GUESTS – Otto Klemp, Kate Ellis, Kayla Jennissen, Jason Schindler
(Italics) indicates understudy
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This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Central MN Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.