The Sound of Music (2004)


Music by Richard Rodgers
Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse
Suggested by the bookThe Story of The Trapp Family Singers by Maria Augusta Trapp
Revival Presented September 9-19, 2004
The Palace Theatre, Vinton

Director: Eric Upmeyer
Music Director: Julie Canaday
Technical Director: Ed Cardwell
Choreographer: Joan Cooling
Pit Director: Judy Trytstad

This production is sponsored by
Farmers Savings Bank and Trust
Expressions!, Mark and Lori Smith.
Thank you, Farmers Bank and Mark and Lori, for your support and for being a part of ACT I’s twenty-fifth anniversary season celebration!


Nuns Chorus:
Gina Lahue*
Juile Canaday
Lois Martin
Donna Coulter
Julie Pladsen
Beth Owens
Kimberly Shafer
Kathy Akers
Teresa Strong
Megan Christy
Cathi Calderwood
LuAnn Urlaub
Sheila Monson
Bunny Feller
Shelly Haisman
Jane Martin
Kate Martin
Sherry Stout

Maria Rainer: Jody Nekvinda*
Sister Berthe: LuAnn Urlaub
Sister Margaretta: Sheila Monson
The Mother Abbess: Lois Martin
Sister Sophia: Cathi Calderwood
Captain Georg von Trapp: David Canaday
Franz: Bill Owens
Frau Schmidt: Sherry Stout
Liesl: Abby Hilton
Friedrich: Jesse Bunge
Louisa: Molly Ternus*, Brittney Werner
Kurt: Jackson Tranel
Brigitta: Meghan Owens, Ivy Huber
Marta: Tess Noeller, Clare Cooling
Gretl: Katie Hancock*, Alli Canaday*
Rolf Gruber: David Urlaub
Elsa Schraeder: Shelly Haisman
Ursula: Megan Christy
Max Detweiler: Steve Arnold
Herr Zeller: Greg Walston
Frau Zeller: Kathy Akers
Baron Elberfeld: Ray Bookmeier
Barroness Elberfeld: Julie Canaday*
Postulants: Kate Martin, Jane Martin
Admiral von Schreiber: Ron Baldwin

Adult Dancers:
Alex Martinez-Vasquez
Kathy Akers
April and Kevin Ahrenholz
Ray Bookmeier
Julie Canaday
Bob and Linda* Fischer
Jerry* and JoEllen* Krug
Gina Lahue*
Beth Owens
Teresa Strong
Eric Upmeyer

Ryan Calderwood
Joseph Smith*
Jason Stravers
Bill Zenk

Children’s Folk Dancers:
Katie Hanson
Felicia Hertle
Ashley Strong
Katie Langstraat*
Danisha Pladsen
Brinkley Gerber
Katie Akers
Noelle Noe*
Rebecca Shafar
Hanna Shafar
Megan Ternus*
Rachel Monson*
Stephanie Lash*
Willow Huber
Lexi Hicok*
Will Hancock*
Luke Owens
Matt Upmeyer

The Trio of the Saengerbund of Herwegen:
Teresa Strong, Abby Larkin, Sue Gates/Julie Pladsen

Fraulein Schweiger: Gina Lahue*

Staff / Crew

Director: Eric Upmeyer
Music Director: Julie Canaday
Choreographer: Joan Cooling
Technical Director: Ed Cardwell
Pit Band Director: Judy Trygstad
Costume Mistress: Theresa Strong
Lights and Sound:
Eric Upmeyer, Mike Modrow, Corey Cooling
Properties: Brian and Abby Larkin


Judy Mitschelen, keyboard
Judy Trygstad, director, flute
Barb Glime, clarinet
Georgia Fuoto, oboe
Pam Olson, French horn
John Fuoto, trumpet
Jan Roth, baritone