The Muny today announced its full cast, design and production team for The Sound of Music, the second show in the theater’s 103rd season. The Sound of Music runs August 3-9. The Sound of Music is proudly sponsored by Edward Jones.
“This wonderful team of artists are so eager to finally bring this beloved musical to life on the Muny Stage,” said Muny’s Artistic Director and Executive Producer Mike Isaacson. “This is our first production in 11 years, and we couldn’t be more excited.”
Join previously announced Kate Rockwell (Maria Rainer), Michael Hayden (Captain Georg von Trapp), Bryonha Marie Parham (The Mother Abbess), Jenny Powers (Elsa Schraeder), John Scherer (Max Detweiler), Elizabeth Teeter (Liesl von Trapp) and Andrew Alstat (Rolf Gruber) are Leah Berry (Sister Margaretta), David Hess (Franz), Michael James Reed (Herr Zeller), April Strelinger (Frau Schmidt), Jerry Vogel (Admiral von Schreiber), Jillian Depke (Brigitta von Trapp ), Parker Dzuba (Kurt von Trapp), Abby Hogan (Marta von Trapp), Amelie Lock (Louisa von Trapp), Kate Scarlett Kappel (Gretl von Trapp) and Victor de Paula Rocha (Friedrich von Trapp).
A fiery ensemble completes this cast, including Jordan Bollwerk, Emma Gassett, Madison Geiger (voiced by Gretl von Trapp), Ta’Nika Gibson, Julie Hanson, Andrea Jones-Sojola, Beth Kirkpatrick, Debby Lennon, Eric Jon Mahlum, Leann Schuering, Blakely Slaybaugh and Taylor Tveten. The company will also be joined by the young Muny Teen ensemble.
As previously announced, The Sound of Music is directed by Matt Kunkel and choreographed by Beth Crandall with musical direction by Ben Whiteley.
The production team at the helm of The Sound of Music includes stage design by Paige Hathaway, costume design by Tristan Raines, lighting design by Shelby Loera, sound design by John Shivers and David Patridge, video design by Caite Hevner and the wig design by Kaitlyn A. Adams. The production manager is Nancy Uffner.
The Telsey Office is The Muny’s official casting partner.
The Sound of Music features music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, a book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse, and is suggested by “The Trapp Family Singers” by Maria Augusta Trapp.
Considered by many to be the world’s most beloved musical, The Sound of Music reminds us that with sincere compassion and unwavering determination, the mountains of life can always be climbed. With its Tony, Grammy and Academy Award winning sheet music including “Do-Re-Mi”, “My Favorite Things”, “Edelweiss” and the iconic title track “The Sound of Music”, the hills of Forest Park come to life. times Continued!
The new subscriptions for the 2021 season of five shows are still available until July 23. Single tickets are available now. Tickets can be purchased in person at the box office, online at muny.org or by phone by dialing (314) 361-1900 ext. 1550.