The new production of The Sound of Music will start in Melbourne on May 13, 2016.
The Sound of Music will star Amy Lehpamer (Once, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels) as Maria Rainer and Cameron Daddo (Legally Blonde, Big River) as Captain Georg von Trapp.
Marina Prior (Mary Poppins, The Secret Garden) is Baroness Schraeder, Jacqueline Dark (Opera Australia’s Aida, Don Giovanni) with play Mother Abbess, Lorraine Bayly (Calendar Girls, The Sullivans) as Frau Schmidt and David James (Playschool, Avenue Q) as Max Detweiler.
Liesl will be played by Stefanie Jones (Once) and Rolf by newcomer Du Toit Bredenkamp.
The ensemble cast includes Johanna Allen (Sister Sophia), Eleanor Blythman (Sister Margaretta), Sophie Cheeseman, Colin Dean, William Groucutt, Dominica Matthews (Sister Berthe), Katie McKee, Kathleen Moore, Meredith O’Reilly, Ashleigh Rubenach and Sophie Weiss.
The Sound of Music is the latest production from Andrew Lloyd Webber to reach Australia.
The show will open at Sydney’s Capitol Theatre from 13 December this year and at Brisbane’s Lyric Theatre from 11 March 2016.
Venue – Regent Theatre, Melbourne
Season – From 13 May 2016
Performance Times – Tues–Sat 7.30pm, Wed 1.00pm, Sat 2.00pm, Sun 12noon and 5.30pm
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