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The Sound of Music

  • 23 Apr 2010
  • 20:00
  • 25 Apr 2020
  • 14:00
  • Theatre du Léman, Geneva

Sound of Music 2010

OVERVIEW

Based on the true story of the Von Trapp Family Singers, this play captures a personal tale of growth and hope amidst the horrors of World War II. The Sound of Music tells the tale of young postulant Maria Rainer, whose free spirit has trouble fitting into the rules and regulations of Nonnberg Abbey. Commissioned by the Mother Abbess to serve as the governess for seven motherless children, Maria transforms the Von Trapp family home from a place of dour rules and regulations to one filled with joy, with laughter, and with music.

CAST

Frau Schmidt 
Kathrin Baetschmann
Sister Berthe
Kate Booth
Elsa Schraeder  Cathy Boyle 
Captain Von Trapp     Edward Brown
Maria Reiner   Helen Buffle 
Liesl  Claire Caillaux 
Sister Margaretta   Laura Davison 
Sister Sophia   Maria Gaskell 
Mother Abbess  
Christine Housel 
Franz   David Pittuck 
Max Detweiler   Nic Sommer 
Admiral von Schreiber  Stanley Taylor  
Rolf 
Alexander Thomas  
Herr Zeller  
Max Wenner

 
The Children:    
   
Kurt   Axel Borel / Matthew Desorbay 
Gretl  Cloda Boyle / Anna Marchant 
Brigitta  Emily Boyle / Cindy Cohen-Dumani 
Louisa  Abha Calindia / Sharon Dessi 
Friedrich  Timo Marchant / Edward McKenzie 
Marta  Julia Morin / Margot Sauvagnat  

Nuns, Novices & Guests:

Kathrin Baetschmann, Meera Davies Torres, Claire Fenner-Evans, Cécilia Gerdsmeier, Ada Gindrat, Maureen Goodman, Sharon Hitchcock, Edwina Jarrell, Eva Komaromy, Karolien Kerssen, Natalie Kroft, Sue Lake, Cheryl Rooney, Mena Sauvagnat, Juanita Sbrissa, Alison Sellar, Alex Smith, Anabel Suter, Andrea Waterson, Andrea Wilhelm, Maureen Wittig-Judge, Izabela Witik

Festival Participants, Soldiers & Guests:

Howard Hornfeld, C.J. Hutchison, Guy Hutton, Edmond Jilli, Robin Martini, Michael Sellar, Stanley Taylor, Philip Thomas, Hugh Webster

PRODUCTION

Director  Anthea Roth
Musical Director  Julian McNamara 
Choreographers Karen Perrenoud / Liz Williams
Stage Manager 
Mats Wilhelmsson  
Set Design  John Fox 
Lighting  Robert Boyle
Sound  Han Broere
Sound Effects Steve Pavis 
Front of House  Mark Tyrrell / Sue Tyrrell 
Costumes   Susan Bergomi 
Make-up   Ulrike Richardson / Carolyn Hornfeld
Props   Beryl Allardyce / Brian Allardyce 

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