Posted on June 15, 2022
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PCPA’s manufacturing of “The Sound of Music” is coming to the Marian Theatre in Santa Maria, June 30-July 31.
The household musical begins with Maria, a postulant nun who proves too high-spirited for the spiritual life. She is dispatched to function governess for the seven youngsters of a widowed naval captain. Her rising rapport with the kids, coupled along with her generosity of spirit, step by step captures the center of the strict captain, and so they marry.
Upon getting back from their honeymoon they uncover that Austria has been invaded by the Nazis, who demand the captain’s speedy service of their navy. The household’s slim escape over the mountains to Switzerland on the eve of World Battle II supplies one of the crucial thrilling and inspirational theater finales.
“What a pleasure to lastly deliver ‘The Sound of Music’ to the Marian Theatre,” mentioned director Kitty Balay. “We began designing this manufacturing three years in the past earlier than we had ever heard of Covid. “Then similar to the remainder of the world — all of it needed to cease. What an ideal present to deliver households again collectively.
“The sound of singing and laughter of the von Trapp youngsters will delight audiences of all ages, whereas the deeper themes of affection, loyalty, and private integrity make it completely timeless. It’s an attractive story that’s stuffed with coronary heart and beautiful music — one of many issues that PCPA does greatest.”
The manufacturing’s artistic workforce contains musical director Jonathan Swoboda, choreographer Jay Brenneman, scenic designer Jason Bolen, costume designer Sara Curran Ice, lighting designer Cody Soper, sound designer Elisabeth Weidner, stage supervisor Sarah Elizabeth Ford, and assistant director/assistant choreographer Kristina Melsheimer.
The forged of practically 30 options resident artists Emily Trask as Maria, George Walker as Captain von Trapp, Christen Celaya as Elsa von Schraeder, Andrew Philpot as Max Detweiler, Don Stewart as Herr Zeller, and Erik Stein as Admiral von Schreiber. Quite a few pupil actors and younger performers spherical out the remainder of the forged.
There can be a pre-show speak that may give viewers members perception to the play on Wednesday, July 1; and a talkback on Friday, July 15, providing a post-performance Q&A session with forged and crew to study extra in regards to the manufacturing’s artistic course of.
PCPA’s manufacturing of “The Sound of Music” is sponsored by Dr. Sorina Carabeth, Brad 7 Jacquie Hinds, The Melsheimers, Jerry and Sharon Melson, Jim Patin, Pepe-Hagen-Ruetz Household, and In Reminiscence of John Ransome.
For tickets, name the field workplace, 805-922-8313, or go to www.pcpa.org. Tickets vary from $33.50 to $50. Pricing is predicated on day and time, and should improve upon demand. Performances topic to alter.
The most recent COVID-19 pointers can be posted on the internet website as efficiency dates close to.