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Complete Cast Listing For NBC's THE SOUND OF MUSIC Live Telecast

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Complete Cast Listing For NBC's THE SOUND OF MUSIC Live TelecastThe complete cast for the hotly anticipated upcoming NBC live TV presentation of Rodgers & Hammerstein's classic family-friendly musical THE SOUND OF MUSIC has now been officially announced.

Headlined by country music superstar Carrie Underwood as Maria Von Trapp, THE SOUND OF MUSIC also features popular True Blood star Stephen Moyer as Captain Von Trapp along with five-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald as the Mother Abbess, plus fellow Tony Award winners Christian Borle and Laura Benanti as Max and Elsa, respectively.

Additionally, the cast is outfitted with numerous recognizable theatre names in featured and ensemble roles, among them: Ashley Brown, Christiane Noll, Elena Shaddow, Jessica Molasky, Charlie Williams, Linda Mugleston, Kristine Nielsen and many more.

The complete official cast of NBC's live presentation of THE SOUND OF MUSIC is as follows:

Carrie Underwood ..............................................................................MARIA

Stephen Moyer............................................................ CAPTAIN VON TRAPP

Laura Benanti....................................................................ELSA SCHRAEDER

Christian Borle...................................................................MAX DETWEILER

Audra McDonald.................................................................MOTHER ABBESS

Michael CampAYNO..................................................................................ROLF

Ariane Rinehart ......................................................................................LIESL

Peyton Ella.............................................................................................GRETL

Grace Rundhaug..................................................................................MARTA

Joe West.....................................................................................................KURT

Ella Watts-Gorman ........................................................................... LOUISA

Michael Nigro ...................................................................................FRIEDICH

Sophia Caruso ..................................................................................BRIGITTA

Jessica Molaskey ................................................................ SISTER BERTHE

Christiane Noll ..........................................................SISTER MARGARETTA

Elena Shaddow...................................................................... SISTER SOPHIA

Georgia Stitt ........................................................................................NUN #1

Linda Mugleston..................................................................................NUN #2

Paula Leggett Chase .........................................................................NUN #3

Margot De La Barre............................................................................NUN #4

Laura Shoop ..........................................................................................NUN #5

Sydney Morton ....................................................................................NUN #6

Wendi Bergamini.....................................................................................NUN #7

Cameron Adams....................................................................................NUN #8

Rema Webb ..............................................................................................NUN #9

Rayanne Gonzales ............................................................................NUN #10

Andrea Jones-SojolA.......................................................................NUN #11

Adrienne Danrich ..............................................................................NUN #12

Ashley Brown .....................................................................................NUN #13

Autumn Hurlbert ..............................................................................NUN #14

Catherine Brunell............................................................................NUN #15

Leah Horowitz ....................................................................................NUN #16

Gina Ferrall ........................................................................................NUN #17

NIKKI RENEE DANIELS...........................................................................NUN #18

Joy Hermalyn ......................................................................................NUN #19

STOWE BROWN ......................................................................................NUN #20

Kristine Nielsen .................................................................... FRAU SCHMIDT

Sean Cullen ............................................................................................FRANZ

CJ Wilson.....................................................................................HERR ZELLER

Catherine Brunell.................................................................. FRAU ZELLER

Michael Park ...................................................................BARON ELBERFELD

Paula Leggett Chase ............................................BARONESS ELBERFELD

John Bolger ........................................................ADMIRAL VON SCHRIEBER

Charlie Williams .......................................................................... DANCER #1

Jake Boyd........................................................................................ DANCER #2

Paula Leggett Chase ................................................................. DANCER #3

Margot De La Barre.................................................................... DANCER #4

Laura Shoop .................................................................................. DANCER #5

Sydney Morton ............................................................................ DANCER #6

Wendi Bergamini ........................................................................... DANCER #7

Cameron Adams............................................................................ DANCER #8

Shannon Lewis.............................................................................. DANCER #9

Samantha Zack............................................................................ DANCER #10

Megan Sikora .............................................................................. DANCER #11

Jennie Ford .................................................................................. DANCER #12

Matt Wall...................................................................................... DANCER #13

Ward Billisen .............................................................................. DANCER #14

Marty Lawson............................................................................. DANCER #15

Alex Michael Stoll.................................................................... DANCER #16

Bob Gaynor.................................................................................. DANCER #17

Karl Warden................................................................................ DANCER #18

BRANDON HENSCHAL.................................................................... DANCER #19

David Hull..................................................................................... DANCER #20

Ashley Brown .....................................................................................URSULA

Bob Gaynor................................................................................NAZI OFFICER

BRANDON HENSCHAL..................................................................NAZI OFFICER

Charlie Williams .........................................................................NAZI YOUTH

Jake Boyd.......................................................................................NAZI YOUTH

Megan Sikora .......................................................................SINGING TRIO #1

Jennie Ford ...........................................................................SINGING TRIO #2

Samantha Zack.....................................................................SINGING TRIO #3

Matt Wall..........................................................................................SS POLICE

Ward Billisen ..................................................................................SS POLICE

Marty Lawson.................................................................................SS POLICE

Alex Michael Stoll........................................................................SS POLICE

Karl Warden....................................................................................SS POLICE

David Hull.........................................................................................SS POLICE

THE SOUND OF MUSIC: MUSIC FROM THE NBC TELEVISION EVENT will be released on December 3, two days prior to the live broadcast itself, while the DVD edition, THE SOUND OF MUSIC: LIVE! will be released on December 17.

The official description of THE SOUND OF MUSIC soundtrack and live TV event is as follows: "Sony Masterworks proudly releases the companion soundtrack to NBC's live broadcast of "The Sound of Music," based on the classic stage musical. The three-hour live production, starring six-time Grammy Award winner Carrie Underwood as Maria von Trapp, will air December 5. The cast also includes Audra McDonald ("Private Practice"), who has won five Tony Awards and two Grammys, as Mother Abbess; Stephen Moyer ("True Blood"), who will play Capt. Georg von Trapp; Tony Award winner Christian Borle ("Smash"), who will portray von Trapp family friend Max Detweiler; and Tony winner Laura Benanti ("Go On"), who will portray Elsa Schrader, the captain s onetime fiancee. "The Sound of Music" Music From the NBC Television Event features studio recordings of all the musical numbers performed in the live broadcast, including Rodgers and Hammerstein favorites "The Sound of Music," "My Favorite Things," 'Do-Re-Mi," "Sixteen Going on Seventeen" and "Climb Ev'ry Mountain," among others. "The Sound of Music," set in the 1930's before and during "Anschluss" when the Nazi's annexed Austria, is based on the romantic true story of Maria von Trapp, an aspiring nun who leaves the abbey to become a governess for the widower Capt. von Trapp's seven children. She soon finds herself falling in love with her employer and questioning her religious calling. It premiered on Broadway in 1959 where it broke box-office records and won the Tony Award for best musical. The 1965 film adaptation won the Oscar for best picture."

Pre-order THE SOUND OF MUSIC soundtrack here and THE SOUND OF MUSIC on DVD here.

THE SOUND OF MUSIC, directed by Beth McCarthy-Miller and Rob Ashford, produced by Craig Zadan & Neil Meron, airs on December 5 at 8 PM on NBC.

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