Tickets for the Davis County Players’ production of “The Sound of Music” scheduled for Nov. 11-14 at the Iowa Theatre are now on sale online at https://www.showtix4u.com/event-details/57155.
Director Gail Wortmann said those who would rather purchase tickets directly versus online should contact Musical Director Gail Van Mersbergen at 319-677-0866 and leave a message. Tickets will also be available on a first-come, first-served basis at the door.
The DC Players began rehearsals for the popular Rodgers and Hammerstein musical in early September.
The musical is based on the real-life story of the Von Trapp Family singers, a well-known concert group in the era immediately preceding World War II.
Deidra Rudd is cast as Maria Rainier, a postulant at Nonnberg Abbey who, as a governess, brings love, laughter, and music into the lives of the widowed naval captain, Georg von Trapp (played by Harrison Van Mersbergen) and his seven children.
Other cast assignments are as follows:
Max Detweiler, Captain von Trapp’s friend, a music agent and producer: Richard Wortmann
The Mother Abbess, the head of Nonnberg Abbey: Tish Johnson
Baroness Elsa Schräder, “wealthy and sophisticated” and Captain von Trapp’s would-be fiancée: Shannon Krenz-Klaus
Rolf Gruber, the 17-year-old Nazi delivery boy who is in love with Liesl: Dade Gideon
Sister Berthe, the Mistress of Novices: Gina Wells
Sister Margareta, the Mistress of Postulants: Leah Baughman
Sister Sophia, a sister at the Abbey: Aleta Mikels
Franz, Captain von Trapp’s butler: Joe Hudson
Frau Schmidt, Captain von Trapp’s housekeeper: Stacie Howk
The Children: Liesl von Trapp, age 16: Julia Hill
Friedrich von Trapp, age 14: Gavin Klaus
Louisa von Trapp, age 13: Laney Weimerskirch
Kurt von Trapp, age 11: Owen Klaus
Brigitta von Trapp, age 10: Abby Atkinson
Marta von Trapp, age 7: Celeste Good
Gretl von Trapp, age 5: Eva Proffitt-Salamanca
Ursula, von Trapp’s maid: Liberty Burton
Herr Zeller, the Gauleiter: Gage Mikels
Frau Zeller: Tricia Stremler
Baron Elberfeld: Matt Perry
Baroness Elberfeld: Terri Williams
Admiral Von Schreiber: Matt Perry
New Postulant: Charli Burton
Nuns: Leah Baughman (Vocal Coach), Tish Johnson, Gina Wells, Terri Williams, Aleta Mikels, Tricia Stremler, Megan Brewer, Shannon Krenz-Klaus
Postulants: Elexis Perry, Liberty Burton, Charli Burton, Rose Davis, Hadleigh Brewer, Emilia Morrow, Emerson Glosser
Concert Contestants: Trio: Hadleigh Brewer, Emerson Glosser, Emilia Morrow
Fraulein Schweiger: Karly Good
SS soldiers: Matthew Garmon, Andres Sanchez