"The Sound of Music"

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Austria early 1938

ACT ONE

Scene 1: Nonnberg Abbey.

Nuns

Black habit, scapular, wimple, collar, veil, ropetie

Novices

Same as Nuns, only white veils

Postulants

Calf length black dress, black short cape, veil with white band

Scene 2: Mountainside near the Abbey.

Maria

Dressed as a postulant

Bertha, Sophia, Margaretta

Nunís habits

Scene 3: Office of Mother Abbess, the next morning.

Mother Abbess

Habit

Scene 4: A corridor in the Abbey.

 

All

Repeat

Scene 5: Living Room of the Trapp villa, that afternoon.

Captain Von Trapp

Casual blazer coat, trousers

Franz

Daytime butlerís livery, apron, vest, trousers

Frau Schmidt

Housekeeperís dress, apron

Maria

Dated unattractive dress, hat, large old-time bag

Gretl age 6, Marta age 7, Brigitta age 9

Louisa age 13,  Liesl age 16

White sailor dresses , white hose

Kurt age 11, Friedrich age 14

White sailor suits, short pants style

Scene 6: Outside the Trapp villa, that night.

Liesl

Repeat

Rolf

Tyrolean pants, shirt, hat, stutzen and tie

Scene 7: Maria's bedroom, later that evening.

Maria

Robe over nightgown

Girls

Identical nightgowns

Boys

Identical pajamas

Frau Schmidt

Repeat

Liesl

Optional change to smudged duplicate of dress from Act1, Scene 6

Scene 8: A hallway in the Trapp villa.

All

Repeat

Scene 9: Terrace of the Villa, six weeks later.

Franz

Same, remove apron

Elsa

Styled morning dress, can be skirt and blouse

Captain Von Trapp

Daytime change, possibly to tyrolean flavor

Ursula

Tyrolean maidís uniform

Max

Dapper sporty attire

Rolf

Repeat

Girls

Outfits made from curtains in Act 1, Scene 7; back to sailor costumes

Maria

Attractive peasant costume with skirt, blouse, bodice, apron

Scene 10: A hallway in the villa, one week later.

Female guests.

Ballgowns, gloves, headpieces

Male guests

Tail suits, Bavarian uniforms or tyrolean dress costume

Capt. Von Trapp, Baron Everfeld, Max

All tail suits, Max addition of top coat

Franz

Formal butler livery

Maria

Another peasant dress

Elsa

Elegant ballgown, gloves, hair piece

Girls

Party dresses

Boys

Blue suits

Scene 11: The living room, the same evening.

Nuns

Repeat

New postulant

Nice suit or dress

Scene 12: A corridor in abbey.

Nuns, Maria

All repeat

Scene 13: Office of the Mother Abbess, three days later.

ACT TWO

Scene 1: The terrace, same day.

Max

Another dapper suit

Girls

Peasant costume

Boys

Tyrolean trousers, shirt stutzen

Captain Von Trapp

Dapper suit or sport clothes

Elsa

Another afternoon dress

Maria

Wears postulant dress of Act1, Scene 11

Franz

Repeat

Scene 2: A corridor in Abbey, two weeks later.

Postulants, Nuns

Repeat

Mother Abbess

Add ceremonial cape

Scene 3: Office of Mother Abbess, immediately following.

Maria

Wedding dress

Scene 4: A cloister overlooking the chapel.

Girls

Dressed as flower girls, flower head pieces and flowers for hands

Boys

Repeat party suits

Captain

Full dress admiralís uniform and hat, sword

Nuns

Repeat

Scene 5: The living room, a month later.

Girls

Peasant costume

Boys,

Tyrolean costume

Herr Zeller

Black suit with Nazi emblem on sleeve

Frau Schmidt

Repeat, or optional change

Max, Franz, Rolf

Repeat

Captain

Conservative suit

Maria

Travel suit, change to peasant dress if time permits

Von Schreiber

German Admiralís uniform

Scene 6: The concert hall, three days later.

Captain

Change coat only by adding tyrolean coat.

Maria

Add apron, cap to peasant costume

Girls

Repeat, add same style apron as Maria's and cap

Boys

Add tyrolean coats and hats

Max

Repeat tail suit

Female Trio

Peasant costumes

Fraulein Schweiger

Very garish evening gown, head plume

SS Men

German SS uniforms

Rolf

German uniform

Scene 7: The garden of Nonnberg Abbey, that night.

Maria

Add cape

Captain and Children

All add capes

Rolf

Repeat Act 2,-Scene 6

All others

Repeat

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