THE HILLS ARE ALIVE WITH THE NAMES OF THE SOUND OF MUSIC CAST
The Sound of Music returns to Australia for a National Tour later this year. Brisbane Spectrum presenter Damien Lee caught up with two of the leads from the new production, Amy Lehpamer who plays Maria and Cameron Daddo in the roo of Captain Georg von Trapp.
The Australian production will also star Marina Prior (Mary Poppins, The Secret Garden) as Baroness Schraeder, Jacqueline Dark (Opera Australia’s Aida, Don Giovanni) as Mother Abbess, Lorraine Bayly (Calendar Girls, The Sullivans) as Frau Schmidt and David James (Playschool, Avenue Q) as Max Detweiler. Liesl will be played by Stefanie Jones (Once) and Rolf by newcomer Du Toit Bredenkamp. The ensemble cast includes Johanna Allen (Sister Sophia), Eleanor Blythman (Sister Margaretta), Sophie Cheeseman,Colin Dean, William Groucutt, Stephen Madsen, Dominica Matthews (Sister Berthe), Katie McKee,Kathleen Moore, Ashleigh Rubenach and Sophie Weiss.
The lavish London Palladium production of The Sound of Music will commence in Sydney at the Capitol Theatre on 13 December this year, followed by a season at Brisbane’s Lyric Theatre from 11 March, 2016. This acclaimed production of the legendary Rodgers and Hammerstein musical premiered in 2006 at the home of West End musical theatre, the London Palladium, where it celebrated a record-breaking 954 performances seen by well over 2 million people, before going on to enjoy sell-out seasons internationally.
Inspired by the lives of the actual von Trapp family, The Sound of Music tells the uplifting story of Maria, a fun-loving governess who changes the lives of the widowed Captain von Trapp and his seven children by re-introducing them to music, culminating in the family’s escape from the Nazis across the mountains from Austria. It features an unforgettable score that includes some of the most famous songs ever performed on stage, including My Favorite Things, Edelweiss, Do-Re-Mi, Sixteen Going On Seventeen, The Lonely Goatherd, Climb Ev’ry Mountain and the title song, The Sound of Music.
Tickets for The Sound of Music are now on sale.
Venue Lyric Theatre, QPAC
Season From 11 March 2016
Performance Times Tues 6.30pm, Wed–Sat 8.00pm, Wed 1.00pm, Sat 2.00pm, Sun 3.00pm
Price Tickets from $79.90*
Bookings soundofmusictour.com.au or phone 136 246
Groups 12+ 07 3840 7466
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