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Synopsis

The inspirational story, based on the memoir of Maria Augusta Trapp, follows an cheerful nun-in-training 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.

Cast of 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
Ensemble: All sing and move.  Neighbors of Captain von Trapp, nuns, novices, postulants, and contestants at the Festival Concert

Each student who participates in Pope Theater productions must be a member of Pope Drama Club. You must join before you audition or are assigned a crew position.

Please double check the dates for the production. Your cast and crew are counting on your faithful attendance at rehearsals and performances. The Pope Theater Google Calendar is the final word on rehearsal, set build and strike dates.

Fees: Actors $290, Tech $140.

Audition Information

Actors will sign up for a timeslot and present their monologue(s) and song selections.  Callbacks will be on December 12.

For Female Roles

  • Choose 2 of the 3 character monologues

  • Be ready to sing selections from 2 of the 3 following songs

    • "Climb Every Mountain"​

    • "Sixteen Going on Seventeen"

    • "The Sound of Music"

For Male Roles

  • Be prepared to perform 2 of the 4 monologues provided

  • Be ready to sing selections from:

    • "Edelweiss"​

    • "Sixteen Going on Seventeen"

Monologues

Song Selections

  • "Sound of Music" is Key of D measure 52-end

  • "16 Going on 17" Key of G  one entire verse

  • "Climb Every Mountain" Key of C to D flat. Start at the key change measure 41 to the end

  • "Edelweiss"  Key of F   measure 36 to the end (the second verse)

Interest Form