Moderator: Mrs. Tami RocheLedet Music Director: Mrs. Sarah Todd
The above pictures are from the VC Theatre production of "It's A Wonderful Life".
Press Release for VC Theatre
The Stage is Alive with The Sound of Music
The life of one postulant is going to change forever as she is given the task of being the governess of 7 children along with a single military style father as her boss. The danger of World War II looms over Austrian heads as Hitler is amassing his troops in Germany. In Rodgers and Hammerstein's THE SOUND OF MUSIC, one will learn that a little music can have a huge impact in anyone's life.
The Sound of Music has won many awards, both on Broadway and the silver screen. It's music is widely appreciated for its feel-good and catchy words and has brought many families together each year during the holidays. It first opened on Broadway in November 16th, 1959 through '63. The musical, based loosely on a true story, involves religious vocation, family friendly moments, loyalty, marriage, love, and betrayal. The romance and funny quirks will remind everyone that love can be found in the most unlikely of places. Licensing provided by R&H Theatricals Inc.
With just two acts, The Sound of Music guarantees a story for all ages, young and old. One woman will find herself in a new environment as she is sent from her convent to be the governess of seven children. She is employed by their Naval Captain father for a short time. She soon learns that she is one of several governesses the children have had and that discipline is everything in their household. She finds herself falling in love with the children and later the already engaged captain as well. The threat of World War II is already beginning to rear its ugly head in Austria. The danger of having to fight against his country and concerned for the safety of his children, the family means to escape from the clutches of Hitler's tyranny.
The musical will open with an entire cast of VC Theatre actors, both young and energetic, who enjoy the songs and dance of The Sound of Music which will bring back memories of times past.
The show will premiere in Vandebilt's Brother Alfred Kolb Center on April 25th through the 27th at 7pm with a matinee on the 28th at 2pm. Tickets cost is $5 for students and $12 for adults; these tickets may be purchased in the front office of Vandebilt Catholic High School or at the door and are general admission.
Contact: Tami RocheLedet, Director
Vandebilt Catholic High School † 209 S. Hollywood Rd. † Houma LA 70360 † 985-876-2551