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Audition for Musical "The Sound of Music"

Asheville, NC, United States
ID: 263699Exp: 6/24/2024

The company is holding auditions for "The Sound of Music" Show and looking for performers, please see the details below. ONLY LOCAL TALENT WILL BE CONSIDERED. About the project: The final collaboration between Rodgers & Hammerstein was destined to become the world’s most beloved musical. Featuring a trove of cherished songs, including “Climb Ev’ry Mountain,” “My Favorite Things,” “Do-Re-Mi,” “Sixteen Going on Seventeen” and the title number, The Sound of Music won the hearts of audiences worldwide, earning five Tony Awards and five Oscars. The inspirational story, based on the memoir of Maria Augusta Trapp, follows an ebullient postulate who serves as governess to the seven children of the imperious Captain von Trapp, bringing music and joy to the household. Please apply if interested.

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24 roles

Maria RainerFemale20-35 y.o.All ethnicities

(musical theatre mix/soprano, dance) A postulant at Nonnberg Abbey – young, free-spirited, warm, gentle and kind with much determination. NOTE: Should be comfortable with moments of intimacy including multiple kisses with Captain von Trapp

Captain Georg von TrappMale30-45 y.o.All ethnicities

(baritone, moves well) A retired Austrian naval captain. Polished, yet very military in the way he runs his life to repress his sadness over the death of his wife; underneath, he is warm, understanding, and determined. NOTE: Should be comfortable with moments of intimacy including multiple kisses with Maria.

Max DetweillerMale30-56 y.o.All ethnicities

(tenor/baritone, moves well) Charming and vital; a man of sophistication who enjoys the good life; true and loyal friend to the von Trapp family.

Elsa SchraderFemale35-45 y.o.All ethnicities

(mezzo soprano, moves well) A baroness of taste and elegance, sophisticated, dignified and mature

Mother AbbessFemale40-56 y.o.All ethnicities

(legit soprano, wide vocal range, very strong actress) Motherly, understanding, strong and authoritative, but kind.

Sister BertheFemale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

(alto, moves well) Mistress of Novices, prudish, straight-laced with a quick tongue, she is less tolerant than other nuns.

Sister MargarettaFemale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

(mezzo, moves well) Mistress of Postulants, very kind, understanding and concerned

Sister SophiaFemale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

(soprano, moves well) Neither demanding nor critical, sticks with the rules.

FranzMale30-56 y.o.All ethnicities

The von Trapp butler, rather formal but not without spirit, he is very German and loyal to the Fascist cause.

Frau SchmidtFemale30-56 y.o.All ethnicities

The housekeeper, stoic, does her job efficiently but without affection. Strong and somewhat dominating.

Herr ZellerMale40-49 y.o.All ethnicities

Stern and unsmiling, a Nazi official whose primary concern is to see that everyone toes the line.

UrsulaFemale20-56 y.o.All ethnicities

A maid of the von Trapps.

Baron ElberfeldMale40-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Austrian who is aghast of what he sees as the German invasion

Baroness ElberfeldFemale40-56 y.o.All ethnicities

The Baron’s wife

Frau UllrichMale30-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Dinner companion of Herr Zeller

Admiral von SchrieberMale40-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Of the German Navy. Has a mission, and is there to do it, but not as stern as Herr Zeller.

Salzburg citizensBoth genders18-60 y.o.All ethnicities


PostulantsFemale18-60 y.o.All ethnicities


NunsFemale18-60 y.o.All ethnicities


NovicesFemale18-60 y.o.All ethnicities


Postulants and contestants in the Festival Concert.Both genders18-80 y.o.All ethnicities


Nazi soldiersMale18-60 y.o.All ethnicities


NeighborsBoth genders18-60 y.o.All ethnicities


Georg’s friendsMale18-60 y.o.All ethnicities