Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Sound of Music - Children Casting Call


Paging all you Star Moms out there! Here's your chance to be a real life Mama Rose! Base Entertainment of MBS is bringing in The Sound of Music and they are looking for local kids to play the Von Trapp children! Check out details here:



Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity for Singapore Children to Star in International Production of The Sound of Music

Singapore, 19 February 2014 - The world’s best-loved musical, The Sound of Music, is coming to The MasterCard Theatres at Marina Bay Sands in July 2014. This critically acclaimed West End production features seven children that form the Von Trapp family, and the producers are looking to cast six of these children in Singapore. Auditions will be held next month for two male and four female roles, ascending ages from 4 to 12 are invited to register.



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 flight across the Austrian mountains as tensions rise prior to the outbreak of World War II. This iconic musical is sure to work its magic once again, for young and old alike.

With its unforgettable score, The Sound of Music touches hearts of all ages and contains some of the most memorable songs ever performed on the musical theatre stage including My Favourite Things, Do-Re-Mi, Climb Ev’ry Mountain, Edelweiss, The Lonely Goatherd, Sixteen Going on Seventeen, and of course the glorious title song The Sound of Music.

The roles the producers are looking for are:
Friedrich – height 1.52m, playing a boy aged 14 with an unbroken voice.
Louisa – height 1.5m, playing a pre-pubescent girl aged 13.
Kurt – height 1.4m, playing a boy aged 11 with an unbroken voice.
Brigitta– height 1.4m, playing a girl aged 9/10.
Marta - height 1.3m, playing a girlaged 7.
Gretl– height 1.2m, played by a girl to be no younger than 6/7.

To audition applicants must register their interest by emailing somsg.auditions@gmail.com and provide the child’s name, age, height and gender. Once registered, details will be provided about when the auditions will take place and what commitment the child must make in order to be part of this exciting show.




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