B'ville Theatre Guild presents 'The Sound of Music'

"Do-Re-Mi," "Edelweiss" and "My Favorite Things," are a few of the popular songs that can be heard in the Baldwinsville Theatre Guild's upcoming youth musical production of "The Sound of Music."

"The Sound of Music," directed by Bill Coughlin, is a musical with music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, and a book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse. The story is based on the memoir of Maria Von Trapp, "The Story of the Trapp Family Singers." The Theatre Guild's production is comprised of children from 7 to 18 years old from all over Onondaga County. The lead part of Maria Rainer is played by Sarah Boutwell of Baldwinsville.

"The public comes out to see our shows because we put on an artistic, entertaining and professional looking production every time," said producer Steve Borek. "The shows are reasonably priced and we have a core group of talented individuals that are passionate about the work. They spend countless hours volunteering to be part of this unique experience. We are the best kept secret in the area!"

Started in 1942 by Rosemary Sinnett Nesbitt, The Baldwinsville Theatre Guild has been doing youth productions for 30 years and currently is the oldest continually performing community theatre group in all of New York State and has one of the largest costume selections in the state.

The musical will be held at 7 p.m. July 25, 26 and Aug. 1, at 3 p.m. July 27 and Aug. 3 and at 2 and 7 p.m. Aug. 2 at the Presbyterian Education Center located on Oswego Street. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students and can be purchased online at baldwinsvilletheatreguild.org or by calling 635-3886. Tickets are selling fast so get your tickets today.

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The Baldwinsville Theatre Guild is conducting a summer theatre workshop for students in fifth through 12th grades from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily from Aug. 4 to 15. Contact Bill Coughlin at 572-0111 for more information or visit the website at baldwinsvilletheatreguild.org.

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