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The Sound of Music   

 
Martin Beck Theatre, (3/12/1998 - 6/20/1999)
First Preview: Feb 06, 1998 Total Previews: 38
Opening Date: Mar 12, 1998    
Closing Date: Jun 20, 1999 Total Performances: 533

Category: Musical, Drama, Revival, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: Austria. 1938.



Production Staff [Collapse]
Theatre Owned / Operated by Jujamcyn Theaters (James H. Binger: Chairman; Rocco Landesman: President; Paul Libin: Producing Director; Jack Viertel: Creative Director)
Produced by Hallmark Entertainment, Thomas Viertel, Steven Baruch, Richard Frankel and Jujamcyn Theaters (James H. Binger: Chairman; Rocco Landesman: President; Paul Libin: Producing Director; Jack Viertel: Creative Director); Produced in association with The Rodgers and Hammerstein Organization, Charles Kelman Productions, Inc., Simone Genatt Haft, Marc Routh, Jay Binder and Robert Halmi, Jr.; Associate Producer: James D. Stern and PACE Theatrical Group, Inc.
Music by Richard Rodgers; Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II; Additional lyrics by Richard Rodgers; Book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse; Suggested by "The Trapp Family Singers" by Maria Augusta Trapp; Music orchestrated by Bruce Coughlin; Dance arrangements by Jeanine Tesori; Incidental music arranged by Jeanine Tesori; Original orchestrations by Robert Russell Bennett; Original Dance arrangements by Trude Rittman; Original Choral arrangements by Trude Rittman; Musical Director: Michael Rafter
Directed by Susan H. Schulman; Assistant Director: Terry Berliner; Choreographed by Michael Lichtefeld; Associate Choreographer: Joe Bowerman
Scenic Design by Heidi Ettinger; Associate Scenic Design: Richard Jaris and Wade Laboissonniere; Assistant Scenic Design: Judy Gailen and Fabio Toblini; Costume Design by Catherine Zuber; Lighting Design by Paul Gallo; Associate Lighting Design: Philip Rosenberg and David Weiner; Associate Moving Light Designer: Paul J. Sonnleitner; Assistant Lighting Design: Paul D. Miller; Sound Design by Tony Meola; Assistant Sound Design: Kai Harada; Hair and Wig Design by Paul Huntley
General Manager: Richard Frankel Productions and Laura Green; Company Manager: Kathy Lowe
Production Manager: Peter Fulbright; Production Supervisor: Beverley Randolph; Stage Manager: Ira Mont; Assistant Stage Mgr: Thom Widmann and Joe Bowerman; Technical Supervisor: Tech Production Services, Inc., Elliot Bertoni, Robert Shuck and Peter Ruen
Musical Coordinator: John Miller; Conducted by Michael Rafter; Associate Conductor: Steven Tyler; Assistant Conductor: James Baker; Violin: Elizabeth Lim-Dutton, Karl Kawahara, Krystof Witek and Karen Milne; Viola: Maxine Roach; Cello: Adam Grabois and Sarah Seiver; Bass: Bill Ellison; Woodwind: Helen Campo, Rick Heckman, Jon Manasse, Robert Ingliss and Don McGeen; Trumpet: Carl Albach and John Dent; Trombone: Dick Clark; Bass Trombone / Tuba: Matthew Ingman; Guitar / Mandolin / Zither / Autoharp: Scott Kuney; French Horn: Javier Gandara and Leise Anschuetz Paer; Keyboard / Accordian: Steven Tyler; Percussion: James Baker
Casting: Jay Binder; Press Representative: Cromarty and Company; Dance Captain: Joe Bowerman; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.; Marketing: TMG Marketing & Publicity; Dialect Coach: Deborah Hecht; Promotions: Scott Walton Communications, Scott Walton, Kathi Iannacone and Leanne Schanzer Promotions; Asst. to the Choreographer: Melissa Rae Mahon
Cast
Rebecca LukerMaria Rainer
a postulant at Nonnberg Abbey
Michael SiberryCaptain Georg von Trapp
Patti CohenourThe Mother Abbess
Anne AllgoodEnsemble
Fred ApplegateMax Detweiler
Matthew BallingerKurt von Trapp
Joan BarberEnsemble
Laura Benanti
Broadway debut
A Postulant
Ensemble
Andrea BowenMarta von Trapp
Ann BrownSister Sophia
Ensemble
Patricia ConollyFrau Schmidt
the housekeeper
Ensemble
John CurlessFranz
the butler
Dashiell EavesRolf Gruber
Gina FerrallSister Berthe
Mistress of Novices
Ensemble
Natalie Hall
Broadway debut
Louisa von Trapp
Ensemble
Martha Hawley
Broadway debut
Baroness Elberfeld
Ensemble
Kelly Cae HoganEnsemble
Ryan HopkinsFriedrich von Trapp
Siri Howard
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Timothy LandfieldHerr Zeller
Jeanne LehmanSister Margaretta
Mistress of Postulants
Matt Loney
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Jan MaxwellElsa Schraeder
Gannon McHale
Broadway debut
Baron Elberfeld
Ashley Rose OrrGretl von Trapp
Patricia PhillipsEnsemble
Lynn C. Pinto
Broadway debut
Ursula
a maid
Ensemble
Reno RoopAdmiral von Schreiber
Ensemble
Kristie Dale SandersEnsemble
Ben SheafferEnsemble
Tracy Alison Walsh
Broadway debut
Brigitta von Trapp
Sara Zelle
Broadway debut
Liesl von Trapp
Ensemble
Swings: Tad Ingram, Betsi Morrison and Margaret Shafer
Standby: Timothy Landfield (Captain Georg von Trapp)
Understudies: Anne Allgood (Sister Margaretta), Joan Barber (Sister Berthe), Laura Benanti (Maria Rainer), Nora Blackall (Brigitta von Trapp, Louisa von Trapp), Marissa Gould (Gretl von Trapp, Marta von Trapp), Martha Hawley (Frau Schmidt), Kelly Cae Hogan (Elsa Schraeder), Siri Howard (Liesl von Trapp), Tad Ingram (Admiral von Schreiber, Baron Elberfeld, Franz, Herr Zeller, Max Detweiler), Jeanne Lehman (The Mother Abbess), Matt Loney (Captain Georg von Trapp, Herr Zeller), Gannon McHale (Max Detweiler), Betsi Morrison (A Postulant, Baroness Elberfeld, Maria Rainer, Sister Sophia, Ursula), Lynn C. Pinto (Sister Sophia), Lou Taylor Pucci (Friedrich von Trapp, Kurt von Trapp), Reno Roop (Franz), Kristie Dale Sanders (Elsa Schraeder), Margaret Shafer (A Postulant, Baroness Elberfeld, Sister Margaretta, Ursula) and Ben Sheaffer (Rolf Gruber)
music by Richard Rodgers; lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
(Unless otherwise noted)

ACT 1 Sung By
PreludiumThe Mother Abbess, Sister Margaretta (Mistress of Postulants), Sister Berthe (Mistress of Novices), Sister Sophia, Nuns, Novices and Postulants
The Sound of MusicMaria Rainer (a postulant at Nonnberg Abbey)
MariaThe Mother Abbess, Sister Margaretta (Mistress of Postulants), Sister Berthe (Mistress of Novices) and Sister Sophia
I Have Confidence
(lyrics by Richard Rodgers)
Maria Rainer (a postulant at Nonnberg Abbey)
Do-Re-MiMaria Rainer (a postulant at Nonnberg Abbey), Liesl von Trapp, Friedrich von Trapp, Louisa von Trapp, Kurt von Trapp, Brigitta von Trapp, Marta von Trapp and Gretl von Trapp
Sixteen Going on SeventeenRolf Gruber and Liesl von Trapp
My Favorite ThingsMaria Rainer (a postulant at Nonnberg Abbey) and Children
How Can Love Survive?Max Detweiler and Elsa Schraeder
The Sound of Music (Reprise) Captain Georg von Trapp, Children and Maria Rainer (a postulant at Nonnberg Abbey)
So Long, FarewellChildren
Morning HymnThe Mother Abbess, Nuns, Novices and Postulants
Climb Every MountainThe Mother Abbess
ACT 2 Sung By
Opening Act IIMax Detweiler and Children
No Way to Stop ItElsa Schraeder, Max Detweiler and Captain Georg von Trapp
Something Good
(lyrics by Richard Rodgers)
Maria Rainer (a postulant at Nonnberg Abbey) and Captain Georg von Trapp
Wedding ProcessionalThe Mother Abbess, Nuns, Novices and Postulants
Sixteen Going on Seventeen (Reprise) Maria Rainer (a postulant at Nonnberg Abbey) and Liesl von Trapp
The Lonely GoatherdMaria Rainer (a postulant at Nonnberg Abbey), Captain Georg von Trapp and Children
EdelweissCaptain Georg von Trapp, Maria Rainer (a postulant at Nonnberg Abbey) and Children
So Long, Farewell (Reprise) Maria Rainer (a postulant at Nonnberg Abbey), Captain Georg von Trapp and Children
Finale UltimoThe Mother Abbess, Nuns, Novices and Postulants