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A 20-year habit: Susan Gubsch looks back on long-running ‘Sound of Music’ role

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Surely that wimple must chafe after a few decades.

Cashmere High School teacher Susan Gubsch originated the role of Mother Abbess when Leavenworth Summer Theater launched its production of “The Sound of Music” 20 years ago. The brief but memorable supporting part — of the chief nun who dispatches unruly novitiate Maria to nanny the children of Captain Georg von Trapp — has been hers ever since.

When then-director S. Henry Hettick launched LST’s first staging in 1995, Gubsch, who…

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