Oh, Maria! Your plucky determination! Your joyful singing voice! Your budget-conscious curtain upcycling! No wonder you made such a delightful addition to the von Trapp family, especially in those stressful, pre-World War II times. Yes, picturesque Austria was facing some challenges back then, what with the German annexation and all, but the sounds of music you brought to so many hearts made no mountain insurmountable (figuratively or literally, of course). And the happiness your musical story continues to convey to all who watch and listen -- that's true magic right there. Stages St. Louis helps keep the enchantment alive with its production of Rodgers &... More >>>