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New THE SOUND OF MUSIC Re-Air Promo - Including BroadwayWorld Quote!

NBC's THE SOUND OF MUSIC live 3-hour TV event on December 5 was an unprecedented success, racking up over 20 million viewers (when calculating in DVR) and NBC has proceeded to announce a re-airing of the complete broadcast this Saturday, with an attention-grabbing new promo now available to view.

Of note, the new promotional ad for THE SOUND OF MUSIC includes a quote from BroadwayWorld itself - my extensive SOUND OFF review of the broadcast, as a matter of fact, available here.

THE SOUND OF MUSIC re-airs this Saturday, December 14, at 8 PM on NBC.

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 was directed by Beth McCarthy-Miller and Rob Ashford, produced by Craig Zadan & Neil Meron.

View the new promotional spot for THE SOUND OF MUSIC live on NBC below.


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