The Hills Are Alive!

What fantastic performance(s) of The Sound of Music from our sold out shows on Thursday 28th and Friday 29th November. A huge well done to all of the cast and crew for such professionalism and flair (as usual)! 

Synopsis: The Sound of Music is a musical with music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, and a book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse. It is based on the memoir of Maria von TrappThe Story of the Trapp Family Singers. Set in Austria on the eve of the Anschluss in 1938, the musical tells the story of Maria, who takes a job as governess to a large family while she decides whether to become a nun. She falls in love with the children, and eventually their widowed father, Captain von Trapp He is ordered to accept a commission in the German navy, but he opposes the Nazis. He and Maria decide on a plan to flee Austria with the children. The production featured many well-known songs such as "Edelweiss", "My Favorite Things", "Climb Ev'ry Mountain", "Do-Re-Mi", and the title song "The Sound of Music".

Particular thanks to

Mr Wootton (Director), Isabella (Assistant Director), Mr Williams (Musical Director), Ms Lees, (Assistant Musical Director), Mr Howe (Stage Manager), Ms Williams (Costume Designer), Ms Fernandes (Publicity/Costume & Make up), Ms Samuelson (Costume & Make up) and Ms Ciechanowska (Costume & Make up). Without whom the production would not have been possible.

Thank you to all staff, students and parents/carers and friends of the school who attended, your support as always is very much appreciated.

Main Cast

Maria Rainer: Jessica (Thurs), Daisy (Fri)

Captain von Trapp: Mili

Max Detweiler: Ellaria

The Mother Abbess: Trinity

Baroness Schräder: Charlotte

Rolf Gruber: Francesca

Sister Bertha: Sofia

Sister Margareta: Bethan

Sister Sophia: Tamyjane

Herr Zeller: Tascha

Franz: Christina

Frau Schmidt: Amelia

 

The Children:

Liesl von Trapp: Natasha

Friedrich von Trapp: Jennifer

Louisa von Trapp: Isabella

Kurt von Trapp: Jessica 

Brigitta von Trapp: Erin

Marta von Trapp: Tegan

Gretl von Trapp: Matilda