Bethel Presents: "The Sound of Music"

The Bethel College theatre department presents “The Sound of Music,” 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. Performances are Thursday, Feb. 13 and Friday, Feb. 14 at 7:30 p.m., and Saturday Feb. 15 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. in the Everest-Rohrer Chapel/Fine Arts Center – Auditorium. Tickets are on sale now.

Rodger’s and Hammerstein’s final collaboration brings audiences “The Sound of Music,” the classic story of love, family and finding your dream. Set in Austria during World War II, a free-spirited postulant named Maria leaves the monastery to become a governess. As Maria tries to befriend the seven children of widowed Captain Von Trapp, she struggles to find her place on a path she wasn’t expecting to take. This musical includes a collection of favorite songs such as “Edelweiss,” “Climb Every Mountain” and, of course, “The Sound of Music.”

Purchase tickets online at or call the ticket office at 574.807.7080, Monday-Friday, 1-5 p.m. The performance on Friday, Feb. 14 will be interpreted for the d/Deaf community. The cost is $15 for adults, $13 for students and seniors and $10 for children 12 and under. Follow the Bethel College department of theatre on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to see updates on rehearsals and production for the play.