‘The Sound of Music’ International Tour Coming to Manila in 2023
The Sound of Music is returning to Manila this March 7 to 26, to be staged at the Samsung Performing Arts Theater in Circuit Makati.
Broadway International Group has launched a multi-year international tour of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s The Sound of Music starting in Singapore this 2022. The tour will make multi-week stops in the Philippines, India, Malaysia, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and other countries that have yet to be announced. Co-founders and producers of Broadway International Group, Simone Genatt and Marc Routh, have worked on many international productions in the Philippines, including Cinderella starring Lea Salonga.
The upcoming tour is led by Jill-Christine Wiley as Maria Rainer, Trevor Martin as Captain von Trapp, with Daniel Fullerton as Rolf, Lauren Kidwell as Mother Abbess, Joshua La Force as Max, Lauren O’Brien as Liesl, and Annie Sherman as Elsa. The company also includes Alli Atkenson, Corey Bryant, Patrick Cogan, Julia Anne Cohen, Sydney DeMaria, Maddie Eaton, Keaton Eckhoff, Corey Greenan, Dayne Joyner, Cassi Mikat, Marissa O’Donnell, Caitlin Ort, Sabina Petra, Robert Rice, Julia Salatti, Cassidy Sledge, and Sean Thompson.
The Sound of Music features music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, and a book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse, based on The Trapp Family Singers by Maria Augusta Trapp.
The tour is directed by Tony Award-winning director Jack O’Brien, with Broadway choreographer Danny Mefford serving as choreographer and Andy Einhorn as musical supervisor. The creative team also includes Matt Lenz (Original Tour Restaging), James Gray (Original Choreography Restaging), Douglas Schmidt (set design), Jane Greenwood (costume design), Natasha Katz (lighting design), and Shannon Slaton (sound design).
The Sound of Music will be brought to Manila through partnership with GMG Productions. The Sound of Music was previously staged in Manila in 2017 with local theater actors taking on the role of the Von Trapp kids.
Tickets will be on sale soon.