The Sound of Music

Jill-Christine Wiley as Maria Rainer and the von Trapp children. Photo by Matthew Murphy
Jill-Christine Wiley as Maria Rainer and the von Trapp children. Photo by Matthew Murphy

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The Company - The Sound of Music - photo by Pat Bromilow-Downing.
The Company - The Sound of Music - photo by Pat Bromilow-Downing.

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Jill-Christine Wiley as Maria Rainer and the von Trapp children. Photo by Matthew Murphy
Jill-Christine Wiley as Maria Rainer and the von Trapp children. Photo by Matthew Murphy

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Directed by three time Tony Award winner Jack O’ Brien, a new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC will begin an International Tour in Fall 2022! The spirited, romantic and beloved musical story of Maria and the von Trapp Family will once again thrill audiences with its Tony®, Grammy® and Academy Award® winning Best Score. THE SOUND OF MUSIC will thrill audiences around the world once again.

“Uplifting theater!”

- The Philadelphia Inquirer

"An irresistible score that's always in tune."

   -Entertainment Weekly

Introductory Video

Awards

Winner! Five Tony Awards, including Best Musical
Nominee: Eight Tony Awards
Winner! Five Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Music
Nominee: Ten Academy Awards
Winner! Two Golden Globes, including Best Motion Picture
Nominee: Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical

The Sound of Music

MUSIC

Richard Rodgers

LYRICS

4F, 5M
ensemble

BOOK

Howard Lindsay
and Russel Crouse

Oscar Hammerstein II

120 min

ACTS

2

ROLES

7F, 5M
5 girls, 2 boys, Ensemble

TARGET AUDIENCE

Appropriate for all ages

DURATION

Casting

Maria Rainer
The Mother Abbess
Sister Berthe
Sister Margaretta - 
Sister Sophia
Captain Georg von Trapp
Franz
Frau Schmidt
Liesl von Trapp - age 16
Friedrich von Trapp - age 14
Louisa von Trapp - age 13
Kurt von Trapp - age 10
Brigitta von Trapp - age 9
Marta von Trapp - age 7
Gretl von Trapp - the youngest
Rolf Gruber - age 17
Elsa Schraeder
Ursula
Max Detweiler
Herr Zeller
Baron Elberfeld
A New Postulant
Admiral von Schreiber
Neighbors of Captain von Trapp, nuns, novices, postulants, and contestants at the Festival Concert

Instrumentation

Flute 1
Flute 2 (Doubling Piccolo)
Oboe (Doubling English Horn)
Clarinet 1
Clarinet 2
Bassoon
Horn 1
Horn 2
Horn 3
Trumpet 1
Trumpet 2
Trumpet 3
Trombone 1
Trombone 2
Tuba
Percussion (Trap Set [Snare Drum, Tenor Drum, Bass Drum, Hi-Hat, Suspended Cymbal], Chime [E], Orchestra Bells, 2 Timpani, Temple Block, Woodblock, Triangle)
Guitar (Doubling Mandolin)
Harp
Optional Piano*
Violin 1 (Divisi)
Violin 2 (Divisi)
Viola (Divisi)
Cello (Divisi)
Bass 
Synthesizer Strings**