Sound of Music
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Call for auditions in New Zealand!


One of the biggest and best-loved musicals of all time, THE SOUND OF MUSIC, is coming to New Zealand in September. This lavish and 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 New Zealand.

Two male and four female roles will be auditioned for in Wellington and Auckland next month and children who fit the character brief outlined below are invited to register at

The roles the producers are looking for are:

Friedrich – height 1.52m, playing a boy aged 14
Louisa – height 1.5m, playing a girl aged 13
Kurt  – height 1.4m, playing a boy aged 11
Brigitta – height  1.4m, playing a girl aged 9/10
Marta  – height 1.3m, playing a girl aged 7
Gretl  – height 1.2m, played by a girl to be no younger than 6/7

Producer of THE SOUND OF MUSIC and Chief Executive of Lunchbox Theatrical Productions James Cundall said, “This is an exciting opportunity for local talent to star in an international and West End blockbuster.  We are looking for 18 children in total to play six roles in this family musical and encourage aspiring young actors and actresses of the right height to come along and audition.”

With its unforgettable score THE SOUND OF MUSIC touches the hearts of all ages and brims over with some of the most memorable songs ever performed on the musical theatre stage, including My Favorite 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.

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