The Litchfield hills are alive as TriArts Sharon Playhouse continues its 2012 season with the heartwarming family classic, The Sound of Music. Directed and choreographed by Gary John La Rosa, with music direction by Artistic Director Michael Berkeley, The Sound of Music opens August 9 and runs through August 26, 2012. Tickets ($16-$47) are available by calling 860.364.SHOW (7469) or at www.triarts.net.
BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the production below.
Based on Maria von Trapp’s inspiring novel, “The Story of the Trapp Family Singers,” The Sound of Music features an unforgettable score by Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein II, with a book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse. The story revolves around Maria; a free-spirited, aspiring nun assigned to serve as a governess who restores harmony to the von Trapp family before the Nazi Anschluss forces them to flee their beloved homeland.
The cast for TriArts The Sound of Music includes Caitlin McGinty (Maria), Michael Sharon (Capt. Von Trapp), Jacqueline Jordan (Mother Abbess), Travis Mitchell (Max Detweiler), Molly Parker-Myers (Elsa Schraeder), Rose Bisogno (Liesl), Connor Riley (Friedrich), Eleanor Clulow (Louisa), Peter Kiewra (Kurt), Caleigh Burchfield (Brigitta), Skyler Fountain (Marta), Lorelei Gnerre (Gretl), Audrey Heffernan Meyer (Sister Berthe), Clare Solly (Sr. Margaretta), Stephen Beard (Rolf), Kelly Strandemo (Sister Sophia), Eve Van Syckle (Frau Schmidt), Peter Turner (Franz), the ensemble includes David Adams, Louise Brown, Malcolm Brown, Chris Burchfield, Dave Cadwell, Francine Ciccarelli, Ryan Curley, Cara Frisina, Owen Hayden, Chad Henke, Gabrielle Hondorp, Becky Sawicki, Jamie Weisberg, Joanie Yahn, and Dean Temple.
The production team of The Sound of Music includes Erik D. Diaz (Set Designer), Anna Hillberry (Costume Designer), Chris Dallos (Lights), and Jay Stirone (Sound). Michael Ianelli is production stage manager.
For tickets and more information on TriArts Sharon Playhouse, please visit www.triarts.net or call 860-364-SHOW (7469).
Caitlin McGinty and Michael Sharon