Fabulous Feel-Good Musical THE SOUND OF MUSIC Comes to The Venetian Macao

-- Tickets go on sale Oct. 27 for ‘world’s most popular musical’, featuring talented Macau and Hong Kong children cast as Von Trapp family


(Macao, Oct. 26, 2017) – One of the world’s most popular and successful musicals, THE SOUND OF MUSIC is coming to The Venetian Macao’s Venetian Theatre from Dec. 20, 2017, to Jan. 7, 2018, to delight audiences over the Christmas and New Year period. Tickets go on sale Oct. 27 from 3p.m at all Cotai Ticketing box offices.

This highly-acclaimed production comes from the home of West End musical theatre – the famous London Palladium – where it celebrated a record-breaking 954 performances and was seen by over two million people. To add to the excitement, THE SOUND OF MUSIC will feature 18 talented youngsters from Macao and Hong Kong playing the Von Trapp family children. 

THE SOUND OF MUSIC tells the uplifting true story of Maria, the fun-loving governess who changes the lives of the widowed Captain Von Trapp and his seven children by re-introducing them to music, culminating in the family’s escape across the Austrian mountains as tensions rise prior to the outbreak of World War II. 

Presented by Chessman and The Venetian Macao, THE SOUND OF MUSIC 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”. 

The original Broadway production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC has won five Tony Awards, including Best Musical, and was Rodgers and Hammerstein’s biggest success. The 1965 movie starring Julie Andrews as Maria also won five Oscars, including Best Picture, and remains one of the most popular movies of all time. 

Auditions for the roles of the Von Trapp children were held at The Venetian Macao and Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, with 18 talented Macao and Hong Kong youngsters chosen to play in the show.

Don’t miss this opportunity to experience this dazzling show, widely regarded as the world’s greatest musicals, THE SOUND OF MUSIC at The Venetian Macao from Dec. 20, 2017 to Jan. 7, 2018.

ICBC Sands Lifestyle Mastercard cardholders can receive 15% discount on ticket prices as well as EARN points when shopping or travelling anywhere in the world and then REDEEM them in Macao within Sands Resorts Macao’s integrated resorts.

Ticketing details: 

Date and Time: Dec. 20, 2017 – Jan. 7, 2018, 
Mondays to Fridays, and Dec 23, 2017;  7:30 p.m. 
Saturdays and Sundays, and Dec 25 and Dec 27, 2017;  2pm and 7:30pm
*Note: There will be no performances on Tuesdays

Venue The Venetian Theatre, The Venetian Macao

Ticket Prices MOP/ HKD 888 (VIP Reserve)
MOP/ HKD 688 (A Reserve)
MOP/ HKD 488 (B Reserve)
MOP/ HKD 288 (C Reserve)

Ferry Packages Add MOP/HKD 108 to ticket price for a round trip Cotai Water Jet ferry ticket between Hong Kong and Macao (Not applicable to C Reserve)

Ticketing Outlets Cotai Ticketing
•    Online: www.cotaiticketing.com 
•    Box offices:
     o    The Parisian Macao - Main Lobby Box Office (Level 1)
     o    The Venetian Macao – Cotai Arena and Main Lobby box offices 
     o    Four Seasons Hotel Macao – The Plaza™ Macao box office
     o    Sands® Macao – Level 1 box office
     o    Sands® Cotai Central – Sheraton Main Lobby and Holiday Inn Main Lobby box offices
•    Phone: 
     o    Macao: +853 2882 8818 
     o    Hong Kong: +852 6333 6660
     o    China toll-free: 4001 206 618 

Macao Kong Seng Ticketing Network
•    Online: www.macauticket.com
•    Selected retail outlets, as listed at www.macauticket.com/TicketWeb/ServiceStations.aspx
•    Phone: +853 2855 5555

Hong Kong Ticketing (customer service fee applies) 
•    Online: www.HKTicketing.com
•    Phone: +852 31 288 28


Photo caption: Widely regarded as the world’s greatest musical, THE SOUND OF MUSIC appears at The Venetian Macao from Dec. 20, 2017 to Jan. 7, 2018. Tickets go on sale Oct. 27, at all Cotai Ticketing box offices.

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. 

For information about upcoming shows and events, visit https://en.sandsresortsmacao.com/macau-shows.html and www.sandsmacao.com/entertainment.html