Sound of Music, with Jacquelyn Piro Donovan and Steve Blanchard, Is Heard in TX, Starting Sept. 11

News   Sound of Music, with Jacquelyn Piro Donovan and Steve Blanchard, Is Heard in TX, Starting Sept. 11
 
Jacquelyn Piro Donovan and Steve Blanchard raise a house full of singing children in Rodgers and Hammerstein's classic The Sound of Music, which opens the 2010-2011 season at Casa Mañana Sept. 11.

Jacquelyn Piro Donovan
Jacquelyn Piro Donovan

Donovan (Les Miserables) stars as Maria opposite Blanchard (Beauty and the Beast) as Captain Von Trapp in the beloved musical set during the dawn of WWII in Austria. Alan Coats directs the production that will run through Sept. 19.

The cast also includes Dennis Yslas as Max Detweiler, Brian Mathis as Herr Zeller, Christopher Deaton as von Schreiber, Deborah Brown as Frau Schmidt, Diana Sheehan Elsa Schraeder, Doug LoPachin as Franz, Mary McElree as Liesl, Cooper Rodgers as Friedrich, Caitlin Daniels as Louisa, Bobby Rochelle as Curt, Brooke Verbois as Brigitta, Lauren Magee as Marta, Cosette Cook as Gretl and Tyce Green as Rolf.

The ensemble comprises Nancy Lamb, Theresa Thompson, Lorena Provencio, Jenny Tucker, Megan Blackmon, Emily Ford, Becky Turner, Sarah Franz, Sarah Comley, Tesia Kwarteng, Jason Kennedy, Brad Stephens, Jeff MacMullen and Justin Rapp.

Designing Sound of Music are Tammy Spencer (costume design), Mark Halpin (scenic design), Jonathan Parke (sound design), John Bartenstein (lighting design) and Eddy Robinson (music director).

The Sound of Music, the 1960 Tony Award winner for Best Musical, features music by Richard Rodgers and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein, with a book penned by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse. The 1965 film adaptation earned five Academy Awards, including Best Picture.

For tickets phone (817) 332-2272 or visit CasaMañana.

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