MusicalDramaRevivalBroadway
Opening Date
Mar 12, 1998
Closing Date
Jun 20, 1999
1st Preview
Feb 06, 1998
1st Preview
Feb 06, 1998
Previews
38
Performances
533
MusicalDramaRevivalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Martin Beck Theatre
(Mar 12, 1998 - Jun 20, 1999)

Description
A musical in two acts

Setting
Austria. 1938.

Music by Richard Rodgers; Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II; Additional lyrics by Richard Rodgers; Book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse; Suggested by "The Trapp Family Singers" by Maria Augusta Trapp; Music orchestrated by Bruce Coughlin; Dance arrangements by Jeanine Tesori; Incidental music arranged by Jeanine Tesori; Original orchestrations by Robert Russell Bennett; Original Dance arrangements by Trude Rittman; Original Choral arrangements by Trude Rittman; Musical Director: Michael Rafter
Directed by Susan H. Schulman; Assistant Director: Terry Berliner; Choreographed by Michael Lichtefeld; Associate Choreographer: Joe Bowerman
Scenic Design by Heidi Ettinger; Associate Scenic Design: Richard Jaris and Wade Laboissonniere; Assistant Scenic Design: Judy Gailen and Fabio Toblini; Costume Design by Catherine Zuber; Lighting Design by Paul Gallo; Associate Lighting Design: Philip Rosenberg and David Weiner; Associate Auto. Light Programmer: Paul J. Sonnleitner; Assistant Lighting Design: Paul D. Miller; Sound Design by Tony Meola; Assistant Sound Design: Kai Harada; Hair and Wig Design by Paul Huntley
General Manager: Richard Frankel Productions and Laura Green; Company Manager: Kathy Lowe
Production Manager: Peter Fulbright; Production Supervisor: Beverley Randolph; Stage Manager: Ira Mont; Assistant Stage Mgr: Thom Widmann and Joe Bowerman; Technical Supervisor: Tech Production Services, Inc., Elliot Bertoni, Robert Shuck and Peter Ruen
Musical Coordinator: John Miller; Conducted by Michael Rafter; Associate Conductor: Steven Tyler; Assistant Conductor: James Baker; Violin: Elizabeth Lim-Dutton, Karl Kawahara, Krystof Witek and Karen Milne; Viola: Maxine Roach; Cello: Adam Grabois and Sarah Seiver; Bass: Bill Ellison; Woodwind: Helen Campo, Rick Heckman, Jon Manasse, Robert Ingliss and Don McGeen; Trumpet: Carl Albach and John Dent; Trombone: Dick Clark; Bass Trombone / Tuba: Matthew Ingman; Guitar / Mandolin / Zither / Autoharp: Scott Kuney; French Horn: Javier Gandara and Leise Anschuetz Paer; Keyboard / Accordian: Steven Tyler; Percussion: James Baker
Casting: Jay Binder; Press Representative: Cromarty and Company; Dance Captain: Joe Bowerman; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.; Marketing: TMG Marketing & Publicity; Dialect Coach: Deborah Hecht; Promotions: Scott Walton Communications, Scott Walton, Kathi Iannacone and Leanne Schanzer Promotions; Asst. to the Choreographer: Melissa Rae Mahon
Maria Rainer
a postulant at Nonnberg Abbey
Feb 06, 1998 - Mar 09, 1999
Captain Georg von Trapp
Feb 06, 1998 - Nov 03, 1998
The Mother Abbess
Ensemble
Max Detweiler
Kurt von Trapp
Ensemble
Laura Benanti
Broadway debut
A Postulant
Feb 06, 1998 - Mar 09, 1999
 
Ensemble
Feb 06, 1998 - Mar 09, 1999
Marta von Trapp
Sister Sophia
 
Ensemble
Frau Schmidt
the housekeeper
 
Ensemble
Franz
the butler
Rolf Gruber
Sister Berthe
Mistress of Novices
 
Ensemble
Natalie Hall
Broadway debut
Louisa von Trapp
 
Ensemble
Martha Hawley
Broadway debut
Baroness Elberfeld
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Friedrich von Trapp
Siri Howard
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Herr Zeller
Sister Margaretta
Mistress of Postulants
Matt Loney
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Elsa Schraeder
Gannon McHale
Broadway debut
Baron Elberfeld
Gretl von Trapp
Lynn C. Pinto
Broadway debut
Ursula
a maid
 
Ensemble
Admiral von Schreiber
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Tracy Alison Walsh
Broadway debut
Brigitta von Trapp
Sara Zelle
Broadway debut
Liesl von Trapp
 
Ensemble
Standby: Timothy Landfield (Captain Georg von Trapp)
Understudies: Anne Allgood (Sister Margaretta), Joan Barber (Sister Berthe), Laura Benanti (Maria Rainer), Nora Blackall (Brigitta von Trapp, Louisa von Trapp), Marissa Gould (Gretl von Trapp, Marta von Trapp), Martha Hawley (Frau Schmidt), Kelly Cae Hogan (Elsa Schraeder), Siri Howard (Liesl von Trapp), Tad Ingram (Max Detweiler, Franz, Herr Zeller, Baron Elberfeld, Admiral von Schreiber), Jeanne Lehman (The Mother Abbess), Matt Loney (Captain Georg von Trapp, Herr Zeller), Gannon McHale (Max Detweiler), Betsi Morrison (Maria Rainer, Sister Sophia, Ursula, Baroness Elberfeld, A Postulant), Lynn C. Pinto (Sister Sophia), Lou Taylor Pucci (Friedrich von Trapp, Kurt von Trapp), Reno Roop (Franz), Kristie Dale Sanders (Elsa Schraeder), Margaret Shafer (Sister Margaretta, A Postulant, Baroness Elberfeld, Ursula) and Ben Sheaffer (Rolf Gruber)

Martin Beck Theatre (Mar 12, 1998 - Jun 20, 1999)

Cast

Maria Rainer
a postulant at Nonnberg Abbey
Mar 10, 1999 - Jun 20, 1999
Captain Georg von Trapp
Mar 10, 1999 - Jun 20, 1999
Captain Georg von Trapp
Nov 04, 1998 - Mar 09, 1999
The Mother Abbess
Jan 1999 - ?
Rolf Gruber
Gretl von Trapp
Louisa von Trapp
Kurt von Trapp
Ensemble
Gretl von Trapp
Louisa von Trapp
Elsa Schraeder
Kurt von Trapp
Kurt von Trapp
Sister Margaretta
Mistress of Postulants
Friedrich von Trapp
Max Detweiler
Ensemble
Ensemble
Rolf Gruber
Herr Zeller
Maria Rainer
a postulant at Nonnberg Abbey
Alternate
 
A New Postulant
 
Ensemble
Friedrich von Trapp
Max Detweiler
Understudies: Rachel deBenedet (Elsa Schraeder, Sister Margaretta) and Hayley Podschun (Louisa von Trapp, Brigitta von Trapp)
music by Richard Rodgers; lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
(Unless otherwise noted)
Act 1
Sung By
Preludium
The Mother Abbess, Sister Margaretta, Sister Berthe, Sister Sophia, Nuns, Novices and Postulants
The Sound of Music
Maria Rainer
Maria
The Mother Abbess, Sister Margaretta, Sister Berthe and Sister Sophia
I Have Confidence
(lyrics by Richard Rodgers)
Maria Rainer
Do-Re-Mi
Maria Rainer, Liesl von Trapp, Friedrich von Trapp, Louisa von Trapp, Kurt von Trapp, Brigitta von Trapp, Marta von Trapp and Gretl von Trapp
Sixteen Going on Seventeen
Rolf Gruber and Liesl von Trapp
My Favorite Things
Maria Rainer and Children
How Can Love Survive?
Max Detweiler and Elsa Schraeder
The Sound of Music (Reprise)
Captain Georg von Trapp, Children and Maria Rainer
So Long, Farewell
Children
Morning Hymn
The Mother Abbess, Nuns, Novices and Postulants
Climb Every Mountain
The Mother Abbess
Act 2
Sung By
Opening Act II
Max Detweiler and Children
No Way to Stop It
Elsa Schraeder, Max Detweiler and Captain Georg von Trapp
Something Good
(lyrics by Richard Rodgers)
Maria Rainer and Captain Georg von Trapp
Wedding Processional
The Mother Abbess, Nuns, Novices and Postulants
Sixteen Going on Seventeen (Reprise)
Maria Rainer and Liesl von Trapp
The Lonely Goatherd
Maria Rainer, Captain Georg von Trapp and Children
Edelweiss
Captain Georg von Trapp, Maria Rainer and Children
So Long, Farewell (Reprise)
Maria Rainer, Captain Georg von Trapp and Children
Finale Ultimo
The Mother Abbess, Nuns, Novices and Postulants
Season:
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