with Metropolitan Opera singer, Oren Gradus
as Captain Von Trapp
Held at the Monument Arts and Cultural Center
44 Gypsy Lane, Bennington on September 17th & 18th from 2-5pm.
The Sound of Music
With Music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, and book by Howard Lindsay
and Russel Crouse, marks Hammerstein’s last musical. It won numerous Tony Awards, including
Best Musical and became an instant classic.
December 20th - 23rd
& December 27th - 30th
This production is offering two equity guest artists contracts. Other roles will be non-union. Prefer to cast local talent.
Lead Adult Characters:
Maria Rainer (musical theatre mix/soprano, dance, 20-35)
Captain Georg von Trapp - CAST
Max Detweiller (tenor/baritone, moves well, 30+)
Elsa Schrader (mezzo soprano, moves well, 35-45)
Mother Abbess (legit soprano, wide vocal range, 40+, very strong actress)
Rolf (low tenor, dance) 17 to 22 (must read to the audience 17)
Lead Children's Roles:
Liesl von Trapp (mezzo, dance, age 16)
Friedrich von Trapp (age 14)
Louisa von Trapp (age 13)
Kurt von Trapp (falsetto, age 10)
Brigitta von Trapp (age 9)
Marta von Trapp (age 7)
Gretl von Trapp (6)
Featured Characters & Ensemble Needed
At the audition, you will be asked to sing 16 bars of a show tune and dance to a brief combination. You must sing to music either pre-recorded or available to stream. If unable to make the audition please send a recording singing. You must sing to music either pre-recorded or available to stream.
Callbacks will be held (date TBA)
special guest, Sam Von Trapp,
will join for a Q&A on opening night