The Sound of Music

The production team would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to everyone who auditioned.

This is an amazing group of talented people! And what a show this will be!

The cast of “The Sound of Music” is:

Maria – Amy Schroeder

Captain von Trapp – Kurt Bowen

Liesl – Mary Hobart

Friedrich – TBD

Louisa – Maddie Affer

Kurt – Ben Wayne

Brigitta – Layla Garvon

Marta – Madyson Turner

Gretl – Kennedy Dubowski

Mother Abbess – Ginny Kerwin

Sister Berthe – Tiana Simpson

Sister Margaretta – Evelina Jones

Sister Sophia – Aspen DeLong

Rolf – Ben Swanson

Elsa Schraeder – Tracey Bowen

Max Detweiler – Bryce Wanstead

Franz, the Butler – David Minor

Frau Schmidt, the Housekeeper – Cheryl Courtney

Ursula, the Maid – Alexandra Busch

Herr Zeller – TBD

Frau Zeller – Kelley Samuels

Baron Elberfeld – Zachary Good

Baroness Elberfeld – Tillie Balkema

Admiral von Schreiber – Larry Webb

Lieutenant – Zachary Good

New Postulants/Maids – Emily Ensing, Magen Rizzo

Footmen – Jacob Johnson, Hunter R.

Concert Winners – Tillie Balkema, Alexandra Busch, Melanie Quist, Katelyn Weipert

The Choir of Nonnberg Abbey – Tillie Balkema, Alexandra Busch, Joanna Davis, Gracie Edwards, Kathy Fleming, Kris Kirchhoff, Amanda McCarty, Melanie Quist, Sarah Roak, Kelley Samuels, Sallie Taubitz, Katelyn Wiepert

Party Guests – Joanna Davis, Aspen DeLong, Gracie Edwards, Kathy Fleming, Jacob Johnson, Evelina Jones, Bill Kerwin, Kris Kirchhoff, Amanda McCarthy, Calvin McKay, Melanie Quist, Hunter R., Sarah Roak, Tiana Simpson, Ben Swanson, Sallie Taubitz, Katelyn Weipert, Jeanene Westgate

Nazi Guards – Jacob Johnson, Calvin McKay, Hunter R.

The Students of Nonnberg Abbey/Wedding Attendants – Savannah Flattley, Ava Keup, Calah Keup, Hunter McCarty, Leah Roak, Micah Roak, Finley Robinson, Evangeline Voigt

CAST NOTE: We are having an open house at the scene shop (708 West Ave) tomorrow, Thursday, May 19 from 6:30 to 8. Please stop by to pick up your scripts and rehearsal materials and schedules. If you can’t come tomorrow, check your email tomorrow for information regarding your first scheduled rehearsal.


After two long years without a summer show, STAGE-M is thrilled to present the beloved classic “The Sound of Music”.

Show Dates: July 28, 29, 30, 31, 2022 at Big Rapids High School

Society for Theatre Arts Growth & Enjoyment in Mid-Michigan