VIDEO: Cast of NBC's SOUND OF MUSIC LIVE Give In-Depth First Look
In this new promo for NBC's THE SOUND OF MUSIC LIVE! Carrie Underwood and the cast offer an in-depth first look at the exciting special broadcast, airing Thursday, December 5 at 8/7c. Check it out below!
On December 5th, NBC will air a three-hour live production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, starring six-time Grammy Award winner Carrie Underwood as Maria von Trapp. Below, check out two more promos for the exciting broadcast!
The cast features 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 one-time fiancee.
"The Sound of Music," music from the NBC Television event, will include studio recordings for all of the musical numbers that are performed by the cast members 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.
Executive producers for the telecast are Neil Meron and Craig Zadan ("Smash," "The Academy Awards"). Directors are Rob Ashford ("Evita") and Beth McCarthy-Miller ("30 Rock"). David Chase ("Cinderella") serves as musical director.The soundtrack is licensed through the NBCUniversal Television Consumer Products Group.