Little Radical Theatrics Inc., a Rosen JCC Town Square Partner, is ready to present its all ages community theater production of “The Sound of Music” here in Orlando. Shows will take place on November 19th at 7pm; on November 20th at 2pm and 7:30pm; and on November 21st at 3pm. All shows will be at the Rosen JCC Event Center (11184 S Apopka Vineland Rd).
The excellent cast features 30 actors between the ages of 4 and 65+ including a set of siblings playing two of the von Trapp Children; a mother, son and daughter in the show together! The local Captain von Trapp is an emergency room pediatrician with Orlando Health fighting COVID-19 in his day job.
Featuring a trove of cherished songs, including “Climb Ev’ry Mountain,” “My Favorite Things,” “Do Re Mi,” “Sixteeen 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.
The show is produced by Fatima Viegas and directed by Daniel Roche. It is starring Katie Bays as Maria Rainer, Chad Campbell-Jordan as Captain Georg von Trapp, Adam Rodriguez-Hafford as Max Detweiler, Elle Grant as Baroness Elsa Schraeder, Stephanie Lourenco Viegas as Mother Abbess, Danielle MacInnis as Liesl von Trapp, George Lacomb as Friedrich von Trapp, Melany Escobar as Louisa von Trapp, Kris Baum as Kurt von Trapp, Collette Baum as Brigitta von Trapp, Macallister Caracciolo as Marta von Trapp, and Madeline Caracciolo as Gretl von Trapp.
The local production also includes assistant director and choreographer Carly Clark, musical director Nishaa Jordan, and stage manager RJ Puma. It will be assistant managed by Peyton Bach and associate produced by Stephanie Viegas, with lighting and sound design by Travis Eaton and costume design by Stephanie Viegas.
The show also features Landon Jackson as Rolf Gruber, Tobin Baum as Sister Margaretta, Megan Penfield as Sister Berthe, Blair Krah as Sister Sophia, Shelley Eireine as Frau Schmidt, Aaaron Bray as Franz, Nico Allen as Herr Zeller, Warner Zingg as Admiral von Schriber, Austin Estremera as Baron Eberfeld, and Kelly Farrell as Baroness Eberfeld. And it is a large production, so you will also spot Maa Bruce-Amanquah, Austin Estremera, Kelly Farrell, Jordan Gardner, Fernanda Guimaraes, Keely Hansen, Sol-Antonio Ramos, Sami Reese, Adelaida Rodriguez, Warner Zingg as Nuns, Nazi Soldiers, Party Guests, Citizens of Austria, and Ensemble.
Tickets are less expensive in advance than at the door with discounts for kids, students,seniors and a group rate! Seating is assigned so booking ahead of time is highly encouraged. To purchase your advance tickets to “The Sound of Music” please visit here or call 914-589-1669. For more information about the company please visit Little Radical Theatrics.