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The Western Stage Presents The Sound of Music – A Cherished Family Classic
The Western Stage continues
its 2008 season with Rodgers and Hammerstein’s beloved classic The Sound of Music. Among the show’s popular
standards are “Do, Re, Mi”, “My Favorite Things”, and of course, “The Sound of
Music”. The Sound of Music will feature local favorite Reg
Huston as Captain von Trapp, Lauren Chaney as Maria and 7 talented young performers
as the von Trapp children. August 1 – 23
Loosely based on
the real life story of the von Trapp family, this legendary show—the final
collaboration between Rodgers and Hammerstein—remains one of the most beloved
musicals of all time. Maria, a postulant
Nun, takes a temporary position as the Governess for the seven children of
Captain George von Trapp. She quickly
learns through the love she shares with the von Trapp family where her
happiness truly lies. Yet when the Nazi party summons von Trapp back to
How do you solve a problem like….casting 7 young people in a musical? TWS, in continuing the mission to foster young talent, has found 7 outstanding young performers to grace the Main Stage in The Sound of Music as the charming von Trapp children.
In addition to her work with TWS Young Company,
Maggie King (Liesel) has appeared in shows at
In addition to these special young actors, The Sound of Music will also feature local favorite, Reg Huston. Reg’s many credits with TWS include Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2004), Big River; The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (2005), Kiss Me Kate (2007), and South Pacific (2007). Returning to TWS to play the high-spirited Maria is Lauren Cheney, whose most recent TWS credit is the 2004 production of Cabaret.
Don’t miss this cherished family favorite, full of familiar music and winning charm! The Sound of Music is directed by Anne Marie Hunter, with musical direction by Don Dally.
The Sound of Music plays August 1 – 23 on the Main Stage, Hartnell College Performing Arts Center. Performances are Fri and Sat at and Sun at Tickets are $30 Adults and $20 Jr./Sr./Mil. To purchase tickets, visit The Western Stage online at westernstage.com or call the box office at (831) 375-2111/(831) 755-6816. For a special group rate contact Ron Cacas at (831) 759-6012.