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22 June

22 June

Sounds of Musical Theatre


The YouTube channel The Shows Must Go On., which has aired several free full-length recordings of Andrew Lloyd Webber shows and NBC live musicals, will continue with the 2013 NBC broadcast of The Sound of Music Live. June 26. The live TV adaptation previously streamed in May starring Carrie Underwood, Stephen Moyer, Audra McDonald, Laura Benanti, and Christian Borle, launched a tradition of live TV musicals for NBC.

The stream will be available for 48 hours on YouTube. Time Out and The Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization will host live viewing parties 8 PM BST and 8 PM ET. Use #SoundOfMusic on social media to be a part of the event.

Grammy winner Underwood stars as Maria with True Blood star Moyer as Capt. Georg von Trapp and Tony Award winners McDonald (Ragtime, Master Class) as Mother Abbess, Benanti (Gypsy, She Loves Me) as Elsa Schrader, and Borle (Peter and the Starcatcher, Something Rotten.) as Max Dettweiler. The cast also features Tony nominee Christiane Noll as Sister Margaretta, Jessica Molaskey as Sister Berthe, and Elena Shaddow as Sister Sophia.

Tony nominee Kristine Nielsen plays Frau Schmidt, with Sean Cullen as Franz, Michael Campayno as Rolf, CJ Wilson as Herr Zeller, Catherine Brunell as Frau Zeller, Michael Park as Baron Elberfeld, Paula Leggett Chase as Baroness Elberfeld, and John Bolger as Admiral Von Schrieber.

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