New auditions for additional cast members for THE SOUND OF MUSIC at The Venetian Macao

Ten teenagers win supporting roles as soldiers and nuns in the international production at The Venetian Theatre from Dec. 20, 2017 to Jan. 7, 2018

                                                                                            THE SOUND OF MUSIC

(Macao, Dec. 4, 2017) – The producers of the world-renowned theatrical show THE SOUND OF MUSIC held new auditions for additional cast members to play the roles of German soldiers and nuns in the upcoming season of the show coming to The Venetian Macao between Dec. 20, 2017 and Jan. 7, 2018. Tickets are now on sale at Cotai Ticketing ( 

These key support roles play a critical role in the production and the producers identified 10 local Macao teenagers who were cast for these roles for the legendary Broadway and West End musical production, which will run for a limited season at The Venetian Theatre over Christmas and New Year. The lucky young performers will have the opportunity to share a stage with a world-acclaimed cast and crew.

The roles of the German soldiers and nuns add to the drama that takes place within the storyline, especially in the exciting final few scenes. Based on real events, the musical concludes with local nuns helping the von Trapp family escape to freedom from the pursuing soldiers.

Earlier auditions have already seen 20 talented Macao and Hong Kong youngsters aged between 6 and 14 chosen to play the roles of the von Trapp children.

Promoted by Chessman Entertainment and The Venetian Macao, critically acclaimed THE SOUND OF MUSIC tells the uplifting true story of a young Austrian governess who brings music and love into the lives of seven children and their widowed father during the outbreak of the Second World War. Its musical score includes some of the most memorable songs ever performed on the stage, including “My Favorite Things”, “Do-Re-Mi”, “Climb Ev’ry Mountain”, “The Lonely Goatherd”, “Sixteen Going on Seventeen”, and wonderful title song “The Sound of Music”. 



Entertainment at Sands China Properties
Sands China Ltd. has as a clear vision to establish Macao as Asia’s top entertainment destination.

The 15,000-seat Cotai Arena and 1,800-seat Venetian Theatre are the only venues in Asia ranked in Pollstar’s Top 100 Worldwide Arena Venues and Pollstar’s Top 200 Worldwide Theatre Venues based on ticket sales. It is the top entertainment destination in southern China, hosting the world and region’s biggest names in music, sports and awards shows. Superstars frequently choose the venue as the starting point of their Asian tours.

The 1,800-seat, multi-purpose Venetian Theatre is one of the most luxurious entertainment venues in greater China. Featuring ushers in black tie, champagne service, gourmet food and beverage items and other unique, premium amenities, it offers an intimate, luxurious and exclusive venue experience. The Venetian Theatre is playing a key role in bringing the best in international and Chinese entertainment to Macao, with a theatre experience like no other in the region.

The 650-seat Sands Theatre regularly features internationally-renowned singers, performers and artists of the highest calibre. From traditional Chinese-costumed dance to modern performances, everything from Western rock to Cantonese pop is covered. 

The 1,200-seat, purpose-built Parisian Theatre is Sands China Ltd’s latest entertainment venue. The Paris-style theatre offers an elegant experience for world-class entertainment of all kinds. 

The latest addition is the impressive new Sands Cotai Theatre. With 1,700 seats, this state of the art venue was purpose built by Sands China Ltd for the arrival of the highly anticipated Monkey King – China Show from the renowned Beijing Huayan Group. Eight years in the making, the stage show combines dance, acrobatics, drama, martial arts, magic, advanced 3D effects, LED screen projections, video mapping and full surround sound, together with creative lighting effects, choreography, music and spectacular costumes.

Offering world-class diversity and quality, Sands China Ltd.’s next generation of live venues is ushering in a new era of entertainment in Macao. 

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