How do you solve a problem like Maria? By putting her on the Opera House Stage of The John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts this summer! Rogers & Hammerstein’s classic The Sound of Music rolls into the big performance venue for five-week engagement, bringing the timeless tale and iconic songs that the nation has revered in the highest musical regard since Julie Andrews first took up the role on screen in 1965.
The hills are alive— with the sound of local talent! How delightful it is when local talent who grew up in the DMV area, and got their professional start in the district, returns to the nation’s capital on a national tour! In this TheatreBloom exclusive interview, we take just a quick moment to sit down with Austin Colby— of Richmond, VA and whose professional career got started in area regional theatres like Toby’s Dinner Theatre of Columbia and Signature Theatre— and discuss playing Rolf in the current national tour of Rogers and Hammerstein’s The Sound of Music.