Photo Flash: First Look at Charlotte Maltby as 'Maria' in THE SOUND OF MUSIC National Tour
The lavish new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, directed by three-time Tony Award winner Jack O'Brien, features Charlotte Maltby as the new Maria Rainer, who began her national tour debut on January 3. BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at Maltby with the cast below!
Charlotte Maltby joins a cast that includes Ben Davis (Broadway's Violet, A Little Night Music, La Bohème) as Captain Georg von Trapp and Melody Betts as The Mother Abbess with Merwin Foard as Max Detweiler, Teri Hansen as Elsa Schraeder, Austin Colby as Rolf and Paige Silvester as Liesl. The von Trapp children will be played by Roy Gantz (Friedrich), Ashley Brooke (Louisa), AUSTIN LEVINE (Kurt), Iris Davies (Brigitta), Kyla Carter (Marta) and Anika Lore Hatch (Gretl).
The ensemble includes Carey ReBecca Brown, Ronald L. Brown, Cáitlín Burke, Christopher Carl, Donna Garner, Jillian Jameson, Robert Mammana, Darren Matthias, Anna Mintzer, Julia Osborne, Zane Phillips, Rebecca Pitcher, Michael Spaziani, Emily Trumble, Maria Failla, Meghan Hales and Adam Hill.
THE SOUND OF MUSIC features music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse, suggested by The Trapp Family Singers by Maria Augusta Trapp. This new production is directed by Jack O'Brien (credits include: Hairspray, The Full Monty, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, The Coast of Utopia), choreographed by Danny Mefford (Fun Home, The Bridges of Madison County and Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson) and music supervision by Andy Einhorn (Bullets Over Broadway, Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella, Brief Encounter, The Light in the Piazza). The design and production team is comprised of Douglas W. Schmidt, set design (Tony Award nominee: 42nd Street, Into the Woods); Jane Greenwood, costume design (2014 recipient of the Special Tony Award® for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre), Natasha Katz, lighting design (Five-time Tony Award® winner: An American in Paris, Once, Aida, The Coast of Utopia, The Glass Menagerie) and Ken Travis, sound design (Aladdin, Newsies, Memphis). Casting by Telsey + Company/Rachel Hoffman, CSA.
For more information, visit www.TheSoundOfMusicOnTour.com.
Photo Credit: Matthew Murphy
Melody Betts and Charlotte Maltby
Charlotte Maltby and Melody Betts
Charlotte Maltby and Kids
Charlotte Maltby and Kids
Paige Silvester and Austin Colby
Merwin Foard, Teri Hansen and Ben Davis
Ben Davis and Charlotte Maltby
Ben Davis and Kids