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By | August 12, 2022

The Actors Guild of Parkersburg will carry out “The Sound of Music” in November and audition for the present August 20-23. (Picture offered)

PARKERSBURG– The auditions will happen from August 20 to 23 for “The Sound of Music” on the Parkersburg Actors Guild.

Youngsters’s auditions will likely be at 3 p.m. on August 20 at Guild Rehearsal Corridor, 724 Market St. Grownup auditions will likely be at 6:30 p.m. on August 22 and 23 in Artsbridge at 925 Market St.

The auditions will include studying, singing and dancing from the script and the rating. Particular scenes and songs will likely be posted previous to the auditions on the Guild web site at

Written by Rodgers and Hammerstein, “The Sound of Music” is about in Salzburg, Austria, earlier than World Struggle II, the place the nun Maria is shipped from her abbey to be governess to the seven kids of the widower, Captain Georg von Trapp. Maria falls in love with the kids and finally the captain.

After they marry, he’s ordered to simply accept a fee for the German Navy, however they hatch a plan to flee Austria and the Nazis with their kids. Alongside the way in which, they sing acquainted songs comparable to “Do Re Mi,” “My favourite issues,” “Edelweiss” “Climb Ev’ry Mountain” and “The sound of music.”

The present, which runs from November 18 to December 4, is G-rated and is sponsored by Hughes Household Chiropractic.

The solid consists of:

Maria Rainer, 20-35, soprano: postulant nun at Nonnberg Abbey. She is free-spirited, heat and delicate, but decided.

Captain Georg von Trapp, 35-45, baritone: A retired Austrian naval officer making an attempt to quell the grief of his spouse’s dying together with his navy demeanor, however beneath is a loving father.

Max Detweiller, 30-45 years outdated, tenor/baritone: a real good friend of the von Trapp household. An enthralling, subtle man who loves the great life.

Elsa Schrader, 35-45 years outdated, mezzo soprano: Baroness engaged to von Trapp, she is elegant, dignified and mature.

Mom Abbess, 40+, wide-range soprano: Chief of the Abbey, maternal, understanding, authoritarian, however variety.

Liesl, 16, mezzo: the eldest little one blossoming right into a younger lady who cares deeply for her youthful siblings.

Friedrich, 14: He has a troublesome exterior and tries to be “the person” of the household.

Louisa, 13: She has a rebellious angle.

Kurt, 10: He is mischievous, however candy.

Brigitta, 8 years outdated: She is wise and reads rather a lot.

Marta, 7 years outdated: She is nice and loving.

Gretel, 6 years outdated: The cutie “child” of the household.

Sister Berthe, 30+, viola, Mistress of Novices: Upright and fewer tolerant than the opposite nuns.

Sister Margaretta, 30+, mezzo, mistress of postulants: variety and understanding.

Sister Sophia, 30+, soprano: A pious nun who performs by the foundations.

Rolf Gruber, 17, low tenor: telegram supply man courting Liesl. He’s a suggestive younger man who turns into a Nazi soldier.

Franz, 30+, non-singer: the butler von Trapp, formal and really German.

Frau Schmidt, 30+, non-singer: the von Trapp housekeeper, environment friendly and stoic.

Herr Zeller, 40+, non-singer: a typical stern and unpleasant Nazi.


Males, 17-60+, all ranges) Nazi troopers, neighbors, residents of Salzburg.

Girls, 17-60+, all ranges, nuns with loud singing voices, neighbors, residents of Salzburg.

The age ranges proven are the age of the character and never essentially the age of the actor.

The manufacturing workforce is made up of: David Rexroad, director; Pam Piggott, assistant director; Marsha Parsons, musical director; Erin Augenstein, choreographer; John Gradwohl, technical director; Marsha Mueller, stage supervisor; Amy Snider and Tina Withrow, costume designers; Terri Borrelli, manufacturing assistant; Charlie Matthews, Advisor.

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