Saturday, Oct 26, 7:30-4:30 PM

The Sound of Music

Jefferson Performing Arts Center

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 Directed and Choreographed by Kenneth Beck Music Direction by Dr. Donna Clavijo Starring Sarah Jane McMahon as "Maria" With the JPAS Symphony Orchestra Maestro Dennis G. Assaf, Conductor 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 theatre. *Only available as part of a Season Package until July 15, 2019