Theatreland Memorabilia

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The Sound Of Music

Music: Richard Rogers. Lyrics: Oscar Hammerstein 2nd.
Book: Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse.
Suggested by Maria Augusta Trapp's The Trapp Family Singers.

Productions

Lunt-Fontanne Theater, 1959
Palace Theatre, 1961 - ?
London Palladium, 2006 - ?

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Lunt-Fontanne Theater, New York
Opened: 16th November 1959 (over 1,4000 performances)

CharacterPlayed By
MariaMary Martin
Captain von TrappTheodore Bikel

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Palace Theatre
First performance: 18th May 1961
Last performance: After 30th March 1966 (six year run)
Director: Jermone Whyte.

1965 Souvenir Brochure (photo programme) available to buy in our eBay Store

300366 (30th March 1966) edition programme cast:

Programme available to buy in our eBay Store

CharacterPlayed By
Maria Rainier, a Postulant at Nonnberg AbbeySonia Rees
Sister Berthe, Mistress of NovicesMarie Lorraine
Sister Margaretta, Mistress of PostulantsOlive Gilbert
The Mother AbbessConstance Shacklock
Sister SophiaKay Olive
Captain Georg von TrappDonald Scott
Franz, The ButlerTrevor Richins
Frau Schmidt, The HousekeeperCarolyn Gray
LieslSusan Passmore
FriedrichRoger Tvrdy
LouisaLesley Brocks
KurtJohn Eldridge
BrigittaGaynor Jones
MartaTrudie Moores
GretlSandra Kingston
Rolf GruberRichard Loaring
Elsa SchraederEunice Gayson
UrsulaBetty Wood
Max DetweilerJohn Blythe
Herr Zeller, The GauleiterPeter Swanwick
Baron ElberfieldJohn Wynyard
A PostulantDiane Cane
Admiral Von SchrieberNevil Whiting
EnsembleGillian Ashby
EnsembleJan Austin
EnsembleDiane Cane
EnsembleIrene Cole
EnsembleDeirdre Dehn
EnsembleMary Denise
EnsembleYona Gailit
EnsembleJan Graham
EnsemblePauline Greta
EnsemblePatricia Hall
EnsembleJoan Lilley
EnsembleAlison McGuire
EnsembleSonia Peters
EnsembleMargery Tew
EnsembleLita Tovey
EnsembleMargaret Voice
EnsembleBetty Wood

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London Palladium
Opening night: 15th November 2006 (10 performance preview period)
Director: Jeremy Sams. Set and Costume Designer: Robert Jones.
Choreographer: Arlene Phillips. Sound Designer: Mick Potter.
Lighting Designer: Mark Henderson. Musical Supervision: Simon Lee.
Orchestrations: Robert Russell Bennett. Dance and Vocal Arrangements: Trude Rittmann.

CharacterPlayed By
MariaConnie Fisher

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