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Opera on the Avalon’s Winter Festival

The Sound of Music 

Festival Dates: January 23 – February 19, 2017

Production Date: February 17 – 19, 2017

Location: Holy Heart Theatre

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The final collaboration between Rodgers & Hammerstein was destined to become the world’s most beloved musical. When a postulant proves too high-spirited for the religious life, she is dispatched to serve as governess for the seven children of a widowed naval Captain. Her growing rapport with the youngsters, coupled with her generosity of spirit, gradually captures the heart of the stern Captain, and they marry. Upon returning from their honeymoon they discover that Austria has been invaded by the Nazis, who demand the Captain’s immediate service in their navy. The family’s narrow escape over the mountains to Switzerland on the eve of World War II provides one of the most thrilling and inspirational finales ever presented in the theatre. The motion picture version remains the most popular movie musical of all time.

Director: Donna Fletcher

Conductor: Judith Yan

Assistant Conductor: Kimberley-Ann Bartczak

Head of Production: Mara Bredovskis

Stage Manager: Andrea Baggs

 

Policies & Practices for the Winter Festival:

Please be advised that our shows will stay open even during the worst winter snow storms. Show cancelation will only occur in the event that the city or province issues a storm emergency and people ban on all streets. If a cancelation does occur, tickets may be exchanged for an alternate performance of the show in question, or a future season production within the same calendar year. Please make reference to Opera on the Avalon’s Facebook page for weather advisories.

Starring:

Lara Ciekiewicz
Maria Rainer

Adam Fisher
Rolf Gruber

Dana Parsons
Sister Margaretta

Mackenzie Drover
Liesl von Trapp

Ty Freda
Kurt von Trapp

Bryony Faye Fowler
Gretl von Trapp

Kevin Aichele
Captain von Trapp

Calvin Powell
Max Detweiler

Abra Whitney
Sister Berthe

Evan Natsheh
Friedrich von Trapp

Jane Hynes
Brigitta von Trapp

Mike Daly
Franz

Julia Halfyard
Mother Abbess

Robin Whiffen
Elsa Schraeder

Sarah Mole
Sister Sophia

Anna James
Louisa von Trapp

Mary Grace Ledrew
Marta von Trapp

Miranda Power
Frau Schmidt

Von Trapp Children Covers:

  • Megan Moret
  • Connor Whittle
  • Lauren Stamp
  • Matthew McCarthy
  • Grace Keeping
  • Kate Healey
  • Kelsie Scott

Chorus:

  • Spencer Bellows
  • Ally Bowes
  • Katherine Bowes
  • Chris Dunn
  • Mary Connolly-Wilson
  • Rachel Huys
  • Cathy Jackman
  • Nicolas Keough
  • Janet Lawlor
  • Erin Lee
  • Marcella MacDonell
  • Nick Mandville
  • Maggie McCarthy
  • Alice McGregor
  • Megan Moret
  • Kathy Skinner
  • Olivia Snow
  • Leslie Stuckless
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