Young performers cast as von Trapp children for upcoming show

Patricia Rettig
[email protected]
March 2013
Young performers cast as
von Trapp children for upcoming show
The Sound of Music opens May 16 at Beef & Boards
INDIANAPOLIS – Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre announces it 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 be Kurt in The Sound of Music. An Indianapolis resident,
Herzog is in sixth grade at Westlane Middle School. He is making his debut at Beef &
Indianapolis resident Lucy Neal, 9, returns after performing in Joseph and the
Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at Beef & Boards to play 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, Rogers is performing at Beef & Boards for the
first time.
There are 52 performances of The Sound of Music scheduled in the intimate setting
of Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre. Tickets range from $37.50 to $62.50 and include Chef
Odell Ward’s family-friendly dinner buffet, fruit & salad bar, and select beverages. As Beef
& Boards’ 2013 Family Show, The Sound of Music offers $10 discounts off tickets for
children ages 3-15. Discounts are also available for groups of 20 or more. Parking is free.
For reservations call the Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre Box Office at 317.872.9664.
Hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays.
For complete show schedule, visit
Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre, Indiana’s only year-round professional dinner theatre,
is celebrating its 40th anniversary during 2013, having provided food & fun since 1973.