Directed and Choreographed by Donna Feore
Musical Director Laura Burton
Overflowing with such beloved songs as "My Favorite Things" and "Climb Ev’ry Mountain," this heart-warming family musical tells an inspiring story of the discovery of love – and a daring bid for freedom.
Enjoy a special Halloween dress-up performance on Saturday, October 31 at 2 pm! Come in costume and enjoy the show, along with a themed cocktail and café menu. Bonus: All kids get a complimentary treat bag courtesy of Rhéo Thompson Candies!
This production uses strobe lighting and fog effects.
2015: Max Detweiler in The Sound of Music and appears in Carousel. 10th season. Stratford: Crazy for You, Man of La Mancha, Love's Labour's Lost, Much Ado About Nothing, The Duchess of Malfi, The Brothers Karamazov, Richard III, Peter Pan, Present Laughter, King of Thieves, Measure for Measure, Sticks and Stones, My Fair Lady, The Threepenny Opera, The Count of Monte Cristo, A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Swanne. Elsewhere: Venus in Fur (Theatre Kingston); Assassins (MTC/TIFT); Tom's A-Cold (NextStage); This Is How It Goes, Sweeney Todd (Neptune); Wizard of Oz, Gatsby, Einstein's Gift (Grand); Joseph..., Christmas Story, Les Misérables (WCT); Treasure Island (TNB); Othello (SLSF); Rosencrantz and Guildenstern (Touchmark); Sweeney Todd, …Frog and Toad (STC); Hockey Mom, Hockey Dad, Hay Fever, The Red Priest (Thousand Islands); Sticks and Stones, The Mikado (NAC); Beauty and the Beast (Citadel/Theatre Calgary); Romeo and Juliet (Resurgence). Training: Queen's University, Birmingham Conservatory. Et cetera: "For MWC."
2015: Mother Abbess in The Sound of Music. Stratford debut. Elsewhere: Suzuki in Madama Butterfly (Canadian Opera Company, Glimmerglass Opera, Opera Quebec, Manitoba Opera); Adalgisa in Norma, Juno/Ino in Semele, Cornelia in Giulio Cesare (Pacific Opera Victoria); Page in Salome (Seattle Opera, Opera Lyra Ottawa); Emilia in Otello, Ursule in Béatrice et Bénédict (COC); concert performances with Montreal, Chicago, Baltimore, Toronto, Vancouver, Edmonton and Quebec symphony orchestras, Tafelmusik, Les Violons du Roi, the National Arts Centre Orchestra, Oregon Bach Festival, Rochester Philharmonic, Grant Park Symphony, Calgary Philharmonic and Colorado Symphony. Recordings: Works of Vivaldi (Naxos); Rarities of Rossini and Verdi (CBC); Colin Eatock: Chamber Music (Centrediscs). Training: Canadian Opera Company Ensemble Studio, University of Southern California, Wheaton College. Et cetera: Lecturer in Voice at Western University in London, Ontario.
2015: Appears in The Sound of Music and Carousel. Sixth season. Stratford: Crazy for You, Man of La Mancha, Tommy, Fiddler on the Roof, Jesus Christ Superstar, Camelot, West Side Story, Cyrano de Bergerac, The Music Man, Moby Dick. Broadway: Jesus Christ Superstar (Dodgers). Elsewhere: Snow White (Ross Petty Productions); Shrek The Musical, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (The Grand Theatre); White Christmas, Sweet Charity, Dance Legends (Drayton Entertainment); We Will Rock You (Mirvish); Anne of Green Gables, Canada Rocks (Charlottetown Festival); The Waiting Room, Verb.atim, Rain (Helix Dance Project). Training: Advanced certificates in RAD, CDTA and ADAPT syllabi. Banff ballet school, RWB School, and an alumnus of the Canadian College of Performing Arts. Et cetera: Matt is grateful to be back this season, and so lucky to share the stage with his niece Zoë. "Much love and peace. Enjoy the shows!"
2015: Rolf Gruber in The Sound of Music and appears in Carousel. Second season. Stratford: Pinball Lad in Tommy and appeared in Fiddler on the Roof. Elsewhere: Johnny alternate in Green Day's American Idiot (first U.S. tour); Hank Majewski in Jersey Boys (Dancap); Gilbert in Anne of Green Gables (Charlottetown); Young Gil in The First Wives Club (Broadway Workshop); Bobby in Cabaret (Theatre Aquarius). Film/TV: Captain von Trapp in the Disney movie The Pacifier starring Vin Diesel. Recordings: Breathe In, a recording of original songs he wrote and recorded with his father. Training: Etobicoke School of the Arts. Online: Twitter: @GabrielNacci. Et cetera: Gabe is so excited to be back at the Festival. So much love to his wife, Robin, and dogs, Isabella and Sophie. Thanks to his family for their unending support and love.
2015: Louisa von Trapp in The Sound of Music. Second season. Stratford: Effie is thrilled to be back at the Festival for a second season! Previously, she shared the role of Bielke in Donna Feore's production of Fiddler on the Roof. Elsewhere: Other local productions include the Jailer's Daughter in The Wind in the Willows (Alternative Theatre Works); Ladies' Chorus in The Mikado and the title role in Oliver! (Perth County Players); a Who Child in Seussical: The Musical (Stratford Community Players); Euterpe in Xanadu (Stratford Central Secondary School). Et cetera: Effie plays the piano and loves to sing, read and listen to music. Effie would like to thank her Dad, her Mom, her brother, Rowan, and her friends for their support and enthusiasm.
2015: Herr Zeller in The Sound of Music and Baptista Minola in The Taming of the Shrew. 16th season. Peter dedicates his 40th year in the business to his late son, Adam. Stratford: Includes Measure for Measure (Escalus), Mary Stuart (Aubespine), Othello (Brabantio), Cymbeline (Doctor), Elektra (Old Man), The Misanthrope (Oronte), The Tempest (Alonso), Richard III (Buckingham), The Scarlet Pimpernel (Chauvelin), The Merchant of Venice, Titus Andronicus, Elizabeth Rex (portraying William Shakespeare), Macbeth. Elsewhere: Shaw Festival: 20 seasons including An Inspector Calls, Belle Moral, The Philanderer and Summer and Smoke. Mr. Hutt's career has taken him across Canada, to the Tarragon, Citadel, Neptune and Grand theatres, Manitoba Theatre Centre, National Arts Centre and Toronto's Royal Alexandra. Film/TV: Includes The Age of Dorian, Forever Knight, The Taming of the Shrew (CBC), Breaking All the Rules, Echoes in the Darkness and CBC Television's much-acclaimed production of Elizabeth Rex. Awards: Dora nomination, Patience (Tarragon Theatre).
2015: Brigitta von Trapp in The Sound of Music. Second season. Stratford: Cobweb in A Midsummer Night's Dream. Elsewhere: Graci has been on the stage since she was two years of age. Currently she is studying violin, piano, voice and dance at the Royal Conservatory of Music. Awards: Winner of piano concerto classes at three festivals. Winner of numerous trophy classes and scholarships in music theatre, classical voice, piano and violin. Et cetera: Graci attends the K.W. Bilingual School in Waterloo. In her free time Graci enjoys playing sports including rep ice hockey, field hockey, tennis and golf.
2015: Appears in Carousel and understudy in The Sound of Music. Eighth season. Stratford: Assistant choreographer: Man of La Mancha, West Side Story (2009). Actor: Tommy, Fiddler on the Roof, Jesus Christ Superstar, Camelot, A Funny Thing Happened..., The Music Man, Fuente Ovejuna, Gigi, West Side Story (1999), The Tempest. Elsewhere: Jesus Christ Superstar (Broadway); A Funny Thing Happened... (Mirvish); In the Heights (assistant director and choreographer, Theatre Sheridan); Mary Poppins (Theatre Aquarius); The Voice of the Turtle (CTF); Cats, White Christmas, Beauty and the Beast (Neptune Theatre). Film/TV: Roxana (Bravo), Hairspray, Eloise at the Plaza, The Music Man, Get Over It, Interstate 60. Other: "Thanks to the Talent House gang. As always, for Randy and my family."
2015: Sister Berthe in The Sound of Music and appears in Carousel. 10th season. Stratford: Patricia Fodor (Crazy for You), Housekeeper (Man of La Mancha), Minister's Wife (Tommy), Greek Chorus (Elektra), Nimue (Camelot), Lilli Vanessi/Kate (Kiss Me, Kate), Max (Cabaret), Louise/Gypsy (Gypsy), Angelique (The Imaginary Invalid), The Merry Wives of Windsor, Evita, The Bacchae, Our Town, Carousel, HMS Pinafore, World of Wonders. Elsewhere: Original Toronto companies of Mamma Mia!, The Lord of the Rings, The Who's Tommy, Crazy for You, Cats, The Rat Pack, Joseph… (also U.S. tour). Favourite credits include Miss Andrew/The Bird Woman (Mary Poppins) (Theatre Aquarius); two years as Donna Sheridan (Mamma Mia! - U.S. tour); Ulla (The Producers), Victoria Grant (Victor/Victoria) (Stage West); Susie (Lady Be Good) (MTC); Babette (Beauty and the Beast) (Neptune/Arts Club); Judy Haynes (White Christmas) (Arts Club); The Mikado (NAC). Originally from Charlottetown, she spent four seasons with the Charlottetown Festival.
2015: Baron Elberfeld in The Sound of Music and Policeman in Carousel. Sixth season. Stratford: Pedro, Man of La Mancha; Custus, Crazy for You; Ernst Ludwig, Cabaret; Rolf, The Sound of Music (2001); Jean-Paul, Gigi; The Trojan Women; Love's Labour's Lost; My Fair Lady; Inherit the Wind; The Threepenny Opera. Elsewhere: Gus/Growltiger, Cats (NuMusical Productions); Mary Poppins, U.S. national tour (Disney Theatricals); Dwight, Queen for a Day (April 30th Entertainment); Jerry, The Full Monty (Theatre Aquarius); Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie, and Boolie, Driving Miss Daisy (Starbright Festival); Leo, Leo the Royal Cadet, and Strephon, Iolanthe (Toronto Operetta Theatre); Simeon, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Stage West); Robert, Betrayal (DIY theatre); Bill Sykes, Oliver!, and Giles, The Mousetrap (Port Hope Theatre); Dr. Carrasco, Man of La Mancha (Saidye Bronfman Centre). Training: Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting from the University of Windsor.
2015: Sister Margaretta in The Sound of Music and appears in Carousel. Third season. Stratford: Yum-Yum in The Mikado, Casilda in The Gondoliers. Elsewhere: London Road, The House of Martin Guerre, Passion (Canadian Stage); Falsettos (Acting Up Stage); Side by Side by Sondheim (Grand Theatre); Swimming in the Shallows (Buddies in Bad Times Theatre/Theatrefront); Anything That Moves (Tarragon Theatre - Dora Award); A Streetcar Named Desire (ATF); The Glass Menagerie (PTE); Blithe Spirit (Theatre Aquarius); My Fair Lady (Neptune Theatre); eight seasons with Shaw Festival, including Mack and Mabel, Tristan, The Constant Wife, Happy End, Floyd Collins, Three Men on a Horse, The Coronation Voyage, Easy Virtue, She Loves Me. Upcoming: Dot in Sunday in the Park with George (Talk Is Free Theatre). Et cetera: Glynis lives in Stratford with her son, Emrys, and husband, company member Mike Nadajewski.
2015: Understudy in The Sound of Music. Stratford debut. Elsewhere: Tessie in Annie and appeared in Oliver! (Drayton Entertainment); Shprintze in Fiddler on the Roof and appeared in Ragtime (The Community Players of New Hamburg); Seussical the Musical (Stratford Community Players); Oliver! and The Mikado (Perth County Players); Sally in You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown and Alice in Alice in Wonderland (Play On). Et cetera: Clara would like to thank her family and friends for their support.
2015: Appears in The Sound of Music. Stratford debut. Elsewhere: Jojo in Seussical the Musical (Musical Theatre Productions); Kurt in The Sound of Music, Lost Boy in Peter Pan (Huron Country Playhouse); Sonny in In the Heights (London South Collegiate Institute). Film/TV: Small appearance in Close Encounters. Training: Stacey Vass (vocal), Tanya Ellis (piano). Et cetera: Gabriel would like to dedicate his performance to all his friends and family.
2015: Appears in The Sound of Music and swing in Carousel. Stratford debut. Elsewhere: The Sound of Music (Aquarius); Third Spirit in The Magic Flute, Amore in L'incoronazione di Poppea, seven seasons with Artists of Atelier Ballet, including tours to the Royal Opera House and Salzburg Festival (Opera Atelier); Bach Mass in B minor (Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra); Toronto All-Star Big Band. Film/TV: Magic Flute Diaries (Sullivan Entertainment). Recordings: Shrek's Fairytale Kingdom (DreamWorks/Capcom); UFOs: A Secret History (History Channel). Training: BMus, Masters of Musicology, University of Toronto; School of Atelier Ballet. Awards: Musical and academic scholarships, University of Toronto; SSHRC; OGS. Et cetera: "Thanks to my family and friends for your unconditional love and ongoing support, Ken for providing a solid artistic foundation in music, Jeannette and Marshall for introducing me to the stage and mentoring me over many, many years, and Rachel at NCA for the encouragement!"
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