Seneca Community Players will be presenting the classic stage production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's “The Sound of Music,” on Thursday, July 26, Friday the 27th, Saturday the 28th and in a matinée on Sunday, July 29 at the new Waterloo High School Auditorium.
The musical, popularized in a 1965 movie starring Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer, tells the story of a young postulant who becomes the governess for the seven children of a widowed naval captain as the Nazis gain power in Austria. The movie won five Academy awards.
The local cast, directed by Kimberly Brown, includes Kelly Witter as Maria, Carol Ritter Wright as Mother Abbess, Charles King as the Captain and Marcia Burdick as Frau Schmidt.
In addition to several actors in supporting roles, the VonTrapp children, the sisters of the abbey and the choruses bring dozens of others to the stage.
Music Director will be Charity Gillotti, Assistant Director, Jason Parker; Stage Manager, Aaron Wood; Choreographer, Pam Bryan; Dance Captain, Erin Winston. The set has been designed by Master Carpenter Peter Brown with the assistance of Kimberly Brown, Technical Director Ellie Albro and Jeff Winston.
The show will be presented beginning at 8 p.m. each day and at 2 p.m. Sunday; tickets are $10 in advance and will be available in early July at WomanMade Products in Seneca Falls, Area Records and Music in Geneva, by calling (315) 568-9364 or by visiting . All tickets will be $12 at the door.