Malaysia’s most talented young actors and actresses have been picked from a pool of over 400 talented applicants for the coveted roles of the six children to be part of the von Trapp family, in the forthcoming Broadway production, The Sound of Music at Istana Budaya this December!
Anthony C. Daniel, James Gray, and Nate Patten from the Broadway creative team traveled to Dominus Arts Venue at Wangsa Maju in Kuala Lumpur on the 28th and 29th of June and put the youngsters through a series of acting singing, and dancing auditions and successfully selected boys and girls aged six to 14, who will perform in the upcoming Malaysia season!
The children come from all corners of Malaysia and will be performing in rotation throughout the Malaysia season as the small and cute Gretl, the brothers Friedrich and Kurt, as well as their sisters Marta, Brigitta, and Louisa.
Wah, how exciting!
The Sound of Music tells the uplifting true story of Maria the fun-loving governors who changes the lives of the widowed von Trapp and his seven children by re-introducing them to music, culminating in the family’s fight across the Austrian mountains as tensions rise prior to the outbreak of World War II.
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 Goathered, Sixteen Going On Seventeen and of course the glorious title song, The Sound of Music!
This is iconic musical is sure to work its magic once again, for your and old alike!
By: Aishah Akashah Ahadiat