‘The Sound of Music’

Hopewell-Loudon Local School drama program rehearses “The Sound of Music,” Performances are 7:30 p.m. Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday.

When a postulant proves too high-spirited for the religious life, she is dispatched to serve as governess for the seven children of a widowed naval captain. Her growing rapport with the youngsters, coupled with her generosity of spirit, gradually captures the heart of the stern captain, and they marry. Upon returning from their honeymoon they discover that Austria has been invaded by the Nazis, who demand the captain’s immediate service in their navy. The family’s narrow escape over the mountains to Switzerland on the eve of World War II provides one of the most thrilling and inspirational finales ever presented in the theater.

The cast and crew are: Abbey Yarris (Maria Rainer), Rachel Faber (The Mother Abbess), Ashtyn Wolph (Sister Berthe), Anisha Delarber (Sister Margaretta), Courtney Yarbrough (Sister Sophia), Trey Masterson (Captain von Trapp), Daniel Lommerse (Franz), Madison Flechtner (Frau Schmidt), Theresa Greene (Liesl), Jordyn Jury (Friedrich), Macy Breidenbach (Louisa), Adam Sendelbach (Kurt), Ashley Daniel (Brigitta), Grace Taxler (Marta), Erin Daniel (Gretl), Colin Reinhart (Max Detweiler), Bryce Arbogast (Rolf Gruber), Ashley Brickner (Baroness Elsa Schraeder), Hannah Fought (Baroness Elberfeld), Haden Stahl (Baron Elberfeld), Alex Jackson (Ursula), Jada Breidenbach (New Postulant), Kaeden Schindler (Herr Zeller), Israel Risner (Admiral von Schreiber), McKenna Schindler (Fraulein Schweiger), Layne Butturff (Lieutenant). Women’s Trio are Rachel Cooper, Alaina Zirger and Erica Zirger.

Nuns are Abbe Beidelschies, Jada Breidenbach, Hannah Borer, McKenzie Coleman, Jolene Cook, Rachel Cooper, Joslynn Crow, Kari Flechtner, Hannah Fought, Lennah Fox, Alex Jackson, Chanelle Lyons, Lilianna Oritz, Jules Poland, Olivia Sauber, Madison Sayre, McKenna Schindler, Morgan Searles, Alaina Zirger and Erica Zirger.

Soldiers are Devin Falter, Ried Jury, Collin Masterson and Garrett Reinhart.

Guests are Abbe Beidelschies, McKenzie Coleman, Jolene Cook, Joslynn Crow, Devin Falter, Kari Flechtner, Leannah Fox, Ried Jury, Channelle Lyons, Collin Masterson, Garrett Reinhart and Morgan Searles.

Stage crew members are Ty Bolte, Gyllian Burns, Peyton Burns, Shea Hartsel and Haleigh Young.

Costume designers are Maria Colatruglio, Carlee Dell, Emma Kidd and Emma Shellhammer. Lights and sound are performed by Kiley Cline, Marissa Durbin, Kayla Fruth, Sam Meade and Kade Nelson.