THE SOUND OF MUSIC, directed by Travis Monroe Neese, is led by Tuesdai B. Perry as Maria Rainer and Kevin T. Kirkpatrick as Captain Georg von Trapp. The cast also features Anne Arza (The Mother Abbess), Gretchen Wood Kimmeth (Elsa Schraeder), Ray Mindas (Max Detweiler), Joselle Reyes (Liesl von Trapp) Braden Crothers (Freidrich von Trapp - Edelweiss Cast), Brennan Monaghan (Friedrich von Trapp - Do-Re-Mi Cast), Lea Biwer (Louisa von Trapp - Edelweiss Cast), Morgan Podlin (Louisa von Trapp - Do-Re-Mi Cast), Archer Geye (Kurt von Trapp - Edelweiss Cast), Brooks Stancato (Kurt von Trapp - Do-Re-Mi Cast), Jadyn Marder (Brigitta von Trapp - Edelweiss Cast), Sara Deodhar (Brigitta von Trapp - Do-Re-Mi Cast), Lanah Vurnakes (Marta von Trapp - Edelweiss Cast), Mabel Kimmeth (Marta von Trapp - Do-Re-Mi Cast), Brielle Horwitch (Gretl von Trapp - Edelweiss Cast), Avelyn Choi (Gretl von Trapp - Do-Re-Mi Cast), Jenny Rudnick (Sister Berthe), Carolyn Boudreau (Sister Margaretta, The Mother Abbess U/S), Jonah Cochin (Rolf Gruber), Patrick D. Cramer (Featured Ensemble), Robert Hoegner (Featured Ensemble), Elizabeth Callaway Keller (Featured Ensemble), Daria Koon (Featured Ensemble), Jacqui Kotula (Featured Ensemble), Sharon Lindemann (Featured Ensemble), Miki Meyers (Featured Ensemble, Sister Margaretta U/S), Chris Moreno (Featured Ensemble), Beth Nelsen (Featured Ensemble, Sister Berthe U/S), Sarah Obert (Featured Ensemble, Elsa Schraeder U/S), Julie Orbach (Featured Ensemble), Hope Valls (Featured Ensemble, Liesl von Trapp U/S), Kristin Weed (Featured Ensemble, Maria Rainer U/S).
The production team also includes Ben F. Locke (Assistant Director/Choreographer), Kara Spector (Vocal Director), Aaron Kaplan (Orchestra Director) Lauren M. Nichols (Scenic Design), Martha Shuford (Costume Design), Jessi Rodriguez (Assistant Costume Designer), Alec Kinastowski (Lighting Design), Richard Neumann (Sound Design), Roberto Puig (Hair and Wig Design), Bob Silton (Technical Director), Jack Mink (Carpenter), Ben Lipinski (Paint Charge), Erin Versosky (Stage Manager), and Heather Benveniste (Producer).
THE SOUND OF MUSIC opens Friday, September 30, 2022 and runs through October 16 at Prairie Lakes Theater, 515 E. Thacker Street in Des Plaines, IL. Performances are on Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30pm and Sunday afternoons at 2pm with an additional Saturday matinee on 10/15 at 2pm. Edelweiss Cast performances take place Friday 9/30, Sunday 10/2, Saturday 10/8, Friday 10/14, and Saturday Evening 10/15. Do-Re-Mi Cast performances take place Saturday 10/1, Friday 10/7, Sunday 10/9, Saturday Afternoon 10/15, and Sunday 10/16. Ticket prices range from $16 to $30 for children, students, seniors (65+), and adults. Email firstname.lastname@example.org about special rates for groups of 10 or more. Click here for tickets and more information.