The Sound of Music was the final collaboration between Rodgers & Hammerstein and was destined to become 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 growing rapport with the youngsters, coupled with her generosity of spirit, gradually captures the heart of the stern Captain, and they marry. Upon returning from their honeymoon they discover that Austria has been invaded by the Nazis, who demand the Captain’s immediate service in their navy. The family’s narrow escape over the mountains to Switzerland on the eve of World War II provides one of the most thrilling and inspirational finales ever presented in the theatre. The motion picture version remains the most popular movie musical of all time.
Maria: Molly Smith, Mother Abess: Makayla Kocur, Captain VonTrapp: Cullin Morgan, Baroness Elsa: Tenley McLaughlin, Max Detweiler: Andrew Good, Rolf: Tyler Jablonski, Sister Berthe: Keiley Levine, Sister Sophia: Ellen Loubert, Sister Marghretta: Heather Baker, Liesel: Ashley Falls, Friedrich: Cole Cunningham, Louisa: Marlena Wakeman, Kurt: Brandon Roggow, Briggita: Kennedy Heath, Marta: Katie Zabrowski, Gretl: Lilly McLaughlin, Franz: Scott Smith, Frau Schmidt: Esther Clement, Herr Zeller: Ryan Baker, Admiral Von Schreiber: Mike Smith, Baroness Elberfeld: Erin Wilke, Postulant: Kristen Hudecz.
Directed by: Jo Mollhagen-Jaksa, Kathy Cunningham, Scott Smith and Ed Falls. Production Designer: Eric Dion.
Tickets are available from Gladwin High School 426-7341, Payschool at gcsnet.org, Macks on Main, Lyle’s Flowers, Village Flowers and the cast. All seats are $5.00.