Ariel Rivera is the New Captain von Trapp!

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Singer and actor Ariel Rivera is the latest addition to the "Sound of Music" cast! He will be alternating with Audie Gemora in playing the role of Captain Georg von Trapp. This is not Rivera's first time to try his hand in theater. He had previously acted onstage as Rama in a staging of "Rama at Sita" back in the 1990s. Ariel considers theater acting as a "challenge" since he does not frequently delve into it, but he admits that it's something he is looking forward to.

Due to its popularity, the local staging of the musical has been extended until February 2012! Catch "The Sound of Music" on Friday (8PM), Saturday (2PM and 7PM) and Sunday (2PM and 7PM) at the Newport Performing Arts Theater in Resorts World Manila.

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Ariel Rivera recently dropped by MYX to promote the upcoming fantasy TV series "E-Boy" to be shown on ABS-CBN this 2012. 

Catch him as he guests on the MYX Daily Top 10 tonight at 8PM! Get to watch the livestream airing simultaneously right here on!