The Sound of Music

Original Broadway Production (1959)

Production Info

Previews: November 11, 1959 (5 prev.)
Opening November 16, 1959
Closing: June 15, 1963
Length of Run: 1443 perf.
Run Type: Open-ended

Location Info

Market: Broadway
Location: New York, NY

Credits Highlights

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Director
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Musical Numbers Staging

Cast

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Maria Rainer
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Mother Abbess
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Captain Georg von Trapp
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Liesl von Trapp
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Rolf Gruber
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Elsa Schraeder
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Max Detweiler
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Sister Berthe
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Sister Margaretta
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Sister Sophia

Musical Numbers

Act One

  • Preludium .... (Nuns of Nonnberg Abbey)
  • The Sound of Music .... Maria
  • Maria .... Mother Abbess, Sisters Margaretta, Berthe, Sophia
  • My Favorite Things .... Maria, Mother Abbess
  • Do Re Mi .... Maria, Children
  • You Are Sixteen .... Liesl, Rolf
  • The Lonely Goatherd .... Maria, Children
  • How Can Love Survive? .... Elsa, Max, Captain
  • The Sound of Music .... Maria, Captain, Children
  • So Long, Farewell .... Children
  • Climb Every Mountain .... Mother Abbess

Act Two

  • Entr'acte .... Orchestra
  • No Way to Stop It .... Captain, Max, Elsa
  • Ordinary Couple .... Maria, Captain
  • Processional .... Ensemble
  • You Are Sixteen .... Maria, Liesel
  • Do Re Mi .... Maria, Captain, Children
  • Edelweiss .... Captain, Maria, Children
  • So Long, Farewell .... Maria, Captain, Children
  • Climb Every Mountain .... Company

Additional Musical Numbers Lists

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Trivia & History

The public's interest in seeing this Rodgers and Hermmerstein musical starring Mary Martin was so intense that there were complaints in the Philadelphia press about Rodgers and Hammerstein having consistently chosen to try out their shows in Boston rather than Philadelphia.

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Production Info

Previews: November 11, 1959 (5 prev.)
Opening November 16, 1959
Closing: June 15, 1963
Length of Run: 1443 perf.
Run Type: Open-ended

Location Info

Market: Broadway
Location: New York, NY

Venues

Main Run

Tryout

Audio Recordings

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