Bexley News

'Sound of Music' production includes Bexley residents

Bexley residents are among the cast of The Sound of Music, presented by the SRO Theatre Company and scheduled to be staged Feb. 20 through March 2, at the Shedd Theatre in the Columbus Performing Arts Center, 549 Franklin Ave., Columbus.

Jillian Savage plays the part of Gretl and Angie Duncan plays the part of Sister Sophia.

With music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II and book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse, the musical tells the story of a postulant who becomes a governess to the seven children of a widowed father and how their lives change through love and music. The story is based on Maria Augusta von Trapp's memoir The Story of the Trapp Family Singers.

The director is Frank A. Barnhart, musical director is Bryan Babcock and choreographer is Catherine J. Huffman.

Showtimes and dates for The Sound of Music are 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, as well as Feb. 21, 22, 28 and March 1; 2 p.m. Feb. 23 and March 2.

Tickets are $20 general admission, $17 for seniors ages 55 and older, $15 for SRO members, $10 for students and $15 for general admission and seniors for the 10:30 a.m., Friday, Feb. 28, performance.

Tickets can be purchased at the website srotheatre.org. Discounted group tickets for 10 or more people are available. For group sales, call 614-258-9495.

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