Photo Flash: First Look - Wedding, Escape & More on Tonight's SOUND OF MUSIC LIVE! on NBC


With only hours to go until the exciting live broadcast of NBC's THE SOUND OF MUSIC, the network has shared a new crop of rehearsal photos from the big event. Below, get a first look at the wedding of Maria and Captain Von Trapp as well as the family's daring escape through the Alps!

Starring country music star Carrie Underwood as 'Maria,' 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.

Photos by: Will Hart/NBC

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Stephen Moyer as Captain Von Trapp, Carrie Underwood as Maria

Carrie Underwood as Maria

Stephen Moyer as Captain Von Trapp, Carrie Underwood as Maria

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