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THE SOUND OF MUSIC auditions July 10, 11

The final collaboration between Rodgers & Hammerstein was destined to become the world’s most beloved musical. Featuring a trove of cherished songs, including “Climb Ev’ry Mountain,” “My Favorite Things,” “Do Re Mi,” “Sixteen Going on Seventeen” and the title number, THE SOUND OF MUSIC won the hearts of audiences worldwide, earning five Tony Awards and five Oscars. The inspirational story, based on the memoir of Maria Augusta Trapp, follows an ebullient postulate who serves as governess to the seven children of the imperious Captain von Trapp, bringing music and joy to the household. But as the forces of Nazism take hold of Austria, Maria and the entire von Trapp family must make a moral decision.

Auditions will be held Sunday, July 10 at 7 p.m., and Monday, July 11 at 6 p.m. Callbacks, if needed, will be held July 13 at Bellevue Society for the Arts, 205 Maple St., Bellevue.

Available roles include:
PRINCIPALS
3 Women
5 Girls (age ranges 5, 7, 9, 13 and 16)
2 Men
2 Boys (age ranges 11 and 14)

FEATURED
4 Women
2 Men

ENSEMBLE
Neighbors of Captain von Trapp, nuns, novices, postulants, and contestants at the Festival Concert

CHARACTERS
Maria Rainer — a Postulant at Nonnberg Abbey
The Mother Abbess
Sister Berthe — Mistress of Novices
Sister Margaretta — Mistress of Postulants
Sister Sophia
Captain Georg von Trapp
Franz — the butler
Frau Schmidt — the housekeeper
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

Prepare 30–60 seconds of a musical piece of your choice, either from the show or something similar. You may also be asked to read from the script.

THE SOUND OF MUSIC will open BSA’s 27th season. It is being directed by Samuel Hohman. Christine Turner serves as Music Director. It will be presented Sept. 23, 24, 25, 30, and Oct. 1 by arrangement with Concord Theatricals on behalf of The Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization. It is sponsored by Mel & Jeanie Miller & Family.

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Updated 05/19/2022: The following shows have been fully sponsored:
• THE SOUND OF MUSIC
• DEATH OF A SALESMAN
• WILLY WONKA JR.

These shows are still in need of sponsorship:
• A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS
• THE SECRET GARDEN (partially-sponsored; co-sponsor is needed)
• MARY POPPINS

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