Auditions Announced for THE SOUND OF MUSIC at Merit Theatre Company

MTC_logoFriday, May 19, 7–9pm
Saturday, May 20, 2–5pm

By appointment only. Click here to SIGN UP.
Also accepting video auditions*

Please prepare a 60-second monologue and 32 bars of a musical theatre song, both in the style of the show and that best showcase your range and ability.

Please bring:

  • Sheet music in the correct key with cuts marked. An accompanist will be provided. No acapella or accompaniment tracks.

  • An acting resume, headshot, and completed AUDITION FORM.

*For video auditions, please follow the same requirements above, film your audition (full body shot), and upload your video to YouTube or Vimeo. Email the link to Attach your resume, headshot, and completed audition form to the email. (If you are auditioning by video, you may use an accompaniment track.)

Callbacks will be held on Monday, May 22, at 6:30pm.

Auditions & callbacks will be held at Fort Mitchell Baptist Church (2323 Dixie Hwy, Fort Mitchell, KY 41017).

Rehearsals will be held on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday evenings beginning June 19. No rehearsals will be held on July 4th.


  • Maria Rainer
  • The Mother Abbess
  • Sister Berthe, Mistress of Novices
  • Sister Margaretta, Mistress of Postulants
  • Sister Sophia
  • Captain Georg von Trapp
  • Franz, the butler
  • Frau Schmidt, the housekeeper
  • Liesl von Trapp
  • Friedrich von Trapp
  • Louisa von Trapp
  • Kurt von Trapp
  • Brigitta von Trapp
  • Marta von Trapp
  • Gretl von Trapp
  • Rolf Gruber
  • Elsa Schraeder
  • Max Detweiler
  • Herr Zeller
  • Baron Elberfeld
  • Admiral von Schreiber
  • Neighbors of Captain von Trapp, servants, nuns, novices, postulants, and contestants at the Festival Concert​

Produced and Directed by Benjamin and Kaitlyn Iocco
Conducted by Benjamin Price
Vocal Direction by Marnie Lemma
Choreographed by Jerry and Mia Armelli and Danielle Ashley

Production dates: Aug. 25-Sept. 1​

THE SOUND OF MUSIC is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals on behalf of The Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization.

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