Maine's Ogunquit Playhouse and The Music Hall have announced the cast for its upcoming production of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II's The Sound of Music. Performances are set to begin November 29 with an official opening December 1, for a limited run through December 17.
Emilie Kouatchou (The Phantom of the Opera) will star as Maria von Trapp with Robert Lenzi (Tina: The Tina Turner Musical) as Captain von Trapp. They will share the stage with Allison Blackwell (Porgy and Bess), Barret Foa (Avenue Q), Spencer LaRue (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child), Kate Loprest (First Date), and Elizabeth Teeter (Beetlejuice).
The cast also includes Jade April, Tommy Betz, Alexander Brown, Ella Capetta, Carlyn Connolly, Nathaniel Cummons, Clara Curtis, Chloe Ferraro, Alyssa Giannetti, Jack Hogan, Benjamin Howes, Sophia Kaiafas, Mary Malaney, Josie Marzilli, Jack Mastrianni, Cassie Maurer, Cassi Mikat, Isabella Pike, Casey Ross, Emily Royer, Paul Scanlan, Molly Scott, Gabriyel Thomas, Scarlett Thomas, Stephen Joshua Thompson, Christina Tompkins, Charlotte Van Ledtje, and Rhys Williams. Casting is by Arc Casting's Mark Brandon and Jarrett Reiche.
The Sound of Music features music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, and a book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse. The Ogunquit Playhouse production is directed and choreographed by Anthony C. Daniel, with musical direction by Andrew David Sotomayor.
The creative team includes scenic designer James Fouchard; lighting designer Richard Latta; costume designer Robin L. McGee; sound designer Justin Stasiw; wig, hair, and makeup designer Roxanne De Luna; and production stage manager Daniel Everett.