The Sound of Music – Casting Information

Casting dates for Festival Theatre’s production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC will be announced shortly. Please refer back to this website for exact dates.

Everyone knows this beloved musical and its story, but the short synopsis and cast breakdown follow.

SYNOPSIS: Maria Rainer is a sweet young postulant whose love of freedom makes it obvious to her superiors that she is not suited for religious life. Thus, she is sent off to be a governess to Captain von Trapp’s seven troublesome children. Unlike previous governesses, Maria becomes friends with the children due to their mutual love of music. Soon, even the strict Captain begins to admire Maria. Eventually, the Captain and Maria fall in love and are married. Unfortunately, when the Nazis invade Austria, the entire family is forced to flee over the Alps to escape.