Opening Date

Feb 27, 1961

Closing Date

Nov 23, 1963

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ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Setting
Austria. Early in 1938.

Book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse; Music by Richard Rodgers; Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II; Suggested by 'The Trapp Family Singers' by Maria Augusta Trapp; Music orchestrated by Robert Russell Bennett; Choral Arrangements by Trude Rittman; Musical Director: Salvatore Dell'Isola
Entire Production Directed by Vincent J. Donehue; Musical Staging by Joe Layton
Scenic Design by Oliver Smith; Costume Design by Lucinda Ballard; Lighting Design by Jean Rosenthal
General Manager: Herman Bernstein; Company Manager: Abe Cohen
Production Stage Manager: Sammy Lambert; Stage Manager: Bill O'Brien; Assistant Stage Mgr: Roger Franklin
Orchestra Personnel Manager: Sol Gusikoff
Casting: Edward Blum; General Press Representative: Frank Goodman and Ben Washer; Press Representative: Al Butler; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner; Chorus Captain: Reid Klein; Photographer: Friedman-Abeles
Maria Rainer
a postulant at Nonnberg Abbey
Feb 27, 1961 - Jun 02, 1962
Captain Georg von Trapp
Elsa Schraeder
Max Detweiler
The Mother Abbess
A Postulant
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Kurt von Trapp
Louisa von Trapp
Liesl von Trapp
Ensemble
Sister Margaretta
Mistress of Postulants
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ursula
a maid
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Baron Elberfeld
Ensemble
Ensemble
Gretl von Trapp
Brigitta von Trapp
Ensemble
Sister Sophia
Sister Berthe
Mistress of Novices
Franz
the butler
Frau Schmidt
the housekeeper
Marta von Trapp
Ensemble
Ensemble
Herr Zeller
Rolf Gruber
Admiral von Schreiber
Friedrich von Trapp
Understudies: Lori Cesar (Gretl von Trapp, Marta von Trapp), Karen Ford (The Mother Abbess), Maxine Foster (Liesl von Trapp), Roger Franklin (Franz, Herr Zeller), Evelyn Keller (Sister Berthe), Reid Klein (Rolf Gruber), Kenneth Mars (Max Detweiler), Susan Morse (Louisa von Trapp, Brigitta von Trapp), Barabara Newborn (Elsa Schraeder), Grace Olsen (Maria Rainer), Graziella Polacco (Frau Schmidt), Shev Rodgers (Captain Georg von Trapp), Gloria Sacks (Sister Margaretta) and Michael Schonberg (Friedrich von Trapp, Kurt von Trapp)
Assistant Stage Mgr: Gary Blohm

Cast

Maria Rainer
a postulant at Nonnberg Abbey
Jun 04, 1962 - Nov 23, 1963
Elsa Schraeder
The Mother Abbess
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Herr Zeller
Ensemble
Baron Elberfeld
Liesl von Trapp
Kurt von Trapp
Ensemble
Ensemble
Rolf Gruber
Marta von Trapp
Admiral von Schreiber
Ensemble
Kurt von Trapp
 
Friedrich von Trapp
Gretl von Trapp
Gretl von Trapp
Ensemble
Frau Schmidt
the housekeeper
Brigitta von Trapp
Ensemble
Friedrich von Trapp
Ensemble
 
A Postulant
 
Sister Sophia
Ursula
a maid
 
A Postulant
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Marta von Trapp
Liesl von Trapp
Understudies: Vincent Alexander (Friedrich von Trapp, Kurt von Trapp), Pamela Baugh (Louisa von Trapp), Gary Blohm (Rolf Gruber), Grant Gordon (Admiral von Schreiber), Milton Hubatka (Kurt von Trapp), Joan Kall (Liesl von Trapp), Maryanne Kohler (Brigitta von Trapp), Mary Lynn Kolas (Louisa von Trapp), Jack LeGrand (Max Detweiler), Nancy Leighton (Sister Margaretta), Karl Linden (Friedrich von Trapp), Dawn Meyers (Gretl von Trapp), Ja-Nelle Meyers (Gretl von Trapp, Marta von Trapp), Claudia Myhers (Brigitta von Trapp), Bunny Nash (Marta von Trapp), Jeanne Shea (Sister Sophia, Maria Rainer) and Shirley White (Sister Sophia)
Act 1
Sung By
Preludium
The Sound of Music
Maria Rainer
Maria
The Mother Abbess, Sister Margaretta, Sister Berthe and Sister Sophia
My Favorite Things
Maria Rainer and The Mother Abbess
Do-Re-Mi
Children and Maria Rainer
You Are Sixteen
Liesl von Trapp and Rolf Gruber
The Lonely Goatherd
Maria Rainer and Children
How Can Love Survive?
Elsa Schraeder, Max Detweiler and Captain Georg von Trapp
The Sound of Music (Reprise)
Maria Rainer, Captain Georg von Trapp and Children
So Long, Farewell
Children
Climb Every Mountain
The Mother Abbess
Act 2
Sung By
No Way to Stop It
Captain Georg von Trapp, Max Detweiler and Elsa Schraeder
Ordinary Couple
Maria Rainer and Captain Georg von Trapp
Wedding Processional
Ensemble
You Are Sixteen (Reprise)
Maria Rainer and Liesl von Trapp
Do-Re-Mi (Reprise)
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
Climb Every Mountain (Reprise)
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