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April 17, 2013

Young performers cast in 'Sound of Music'

Production opens May 16 at Beef & Boards

INDIANAPOLIS — Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre has cast six local young performers as the von Trapp children in its upcoming production of "The Sound of Music." This classic musical is featured as Beef & Boards' 2013 Family Show, and is live on stage May 16 through June 30.

Thomas Whitcomb, 14, will play the role of Friedrich. Whitcomb is an eighth-grader at Danville Community Middle School in Danville. He has been seen in many productions throughout the region, including the 2009 production of "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" at Beef & Boards.

Kennedy Martin, 16, will play Louisa. Martin, of Westfield, is in ninth grade at Heritage Christian High School. While Martin has performed at theatres throughout the region, she will be making her debut at Beef & Boards.

Madison Moll, 12, has been cast in the role of Brigitta. Moll is in seventh grade at Hamilton Southeastern Junior High School in Fishers. Like Whitcomb, she has previously been seen at Beef & Boards in the 2009 production of "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat," as well as in numerous productions throughout the region.

Isaac Herzog, 12, will play the role of Kurt. An Indianapolis resident, Herzog is in sixth grade at Westlane Middle School. He is making his debut at Beef & Boards.

Also making her debut at Beef & Boards is Indianapolis resident Lucy Neal, 9, in the role of Marta. She is in third grade at Allisonville Elementary School.

The youngest role, that of Gretl, will be played by Emma Rogers, 8, of Indianapolis. A second-grader at Spring Mill Elementary School, Rogers is performing at Beef & Boards for the first time.

There are 52 performances of "The Sound of Music" scheduled at Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre, 9301 N. Michigan Road. Tickets range from $37.50 to $62.50 and include Chef Odell Ward's family-friendly dinner buffet, fruit and salad bar, and select beverages. As Beef & Boards' 2013 Family Show, "The Sound of Music" offers $10 discounts off of tickets for children ages 3 to 15. Discounts are also available for groups of 20 or more. Parking is free.

For reservations, call the Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre box office at 872-9664. Hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays.

For a complete show schedule, visit the website at www.beefandboards.com.

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