Matriarch of the Trapp Family Singers, Maria von Trapp (1905-1987) is a woman of passionate faith and uncompromising determination. Her story is richer and deeper than you might imagine. Step back in time to meet this funny, lively and unforgettable woman via this entertaining Living History program. Maria von Trapp is portrayed by Elsa Wolff Pre-show entertainment begins at 6 pm, followed by the feature presentation at 7 pm. Admission to all Chautauqua events is always free.