Event The Sound of Music
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Venue Princess Theatre (1886- ), Melbourne, VIC
First Date 20 October 1961
Opening Date 20 October 1961
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description A new musical play.
Description Source Programme
Primary Genre Music Theatre
Secondary Genre Musical
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Barry Balmer Actor Franz
Yvonne Barrett Actor Louisa
June Bronhill Actor Maria Rainer
Lola Brooks Actor Elsa Schraeder
Jean Brunning Actor Baroness Elberfeld / Nun
Teresa Bull Actor Nun
Heather Charles Actor Gretl
Beryl Cheers Actor Sister Margaretta
Helen Crighton Actor Frau Walbruck / Nun
John Howard Davies Actor Herr Soupper
Julie Day Actor Liesl Von Trapp
Halinka De Tarczynska Actor Sister Berthe
Colin Eaton Actor Baron Elberfeld
Ian Fairley Actor Herr Walbruck
Lorna Forbes Actor Frau Schmidt
Peter Graves Actor Captain Georg Von Trapp
Mort Hall Actor Herr Zeller
William Hambly Actor Friedrich
Nancy Hawthorn Actor Brigitta
Ann Heales Actor Marta
Margaret Horsley Actor Nun
Shelagh Housley Actor Nun
Maureen Howard Actor Postulant
Fay Huggan Actor Gretl
Tony Jenkins Actor Rolf Gruber
Anita Kelly Actor Frau Soupper / Nun
Angela Kendall Actor Brigitta
Gayle Kinzel Actor Gretl
Margaret Matuschka Actor Nun
Gloria McDonall Actor Sister Sophia
Patty McGrath Actor Louisa
Mary Ellen Nicholas Actor Nun
Paul Nolan Actor Kurt
Jenny O'Connell Actor Marta
Robert Patterson Actor Kurt
Rosina Raisbeck Actor The Mother Abbess
Dorothy Rea Actor Frau Hecht / Nun
Eric Reiman Actor Max Detweiler
Helen Robson Actor Marta
Ray Savoula Actor Herr Hecht
Roger Smeed Actor Kurt
John Sullivan Actor Friedrich
Janice Taylor Actor Ursula / Postulant
Leonie Taylor Actor Postulant
Joan Thomas Actor Frau Zeller / Nun
Norman Yemm Actor Admiral Von Schreiber
Reuben Fineberg Associate Conductor
Ernest Parham Choreographer
Richard Rodgers Composer
Eric Clapham Conductor
Charles Hickman Director
Oscar Hammerstein Lyricist
Eric Clapham Musical Director
Dres Hardingham Scenic Artist
Berkeley Sutcliffe Set Designer
Harry Starling Stage Director
John Howard Davies Stage Manager
Russel Crouse Writer
Howard Lindsay Writer
Resources
Works
Text Nationality United States of America
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Programme PROMPT Collection, National Library of Australia
Programme Dennis Wolanski Library collection at UNSW Library
Event Identifier 14802