Sound of Music Live!

Character: Maria Rainer
Created by: Craig Zadan, Neil Meron
Directed by: Rob Ashford, Beth McCarthy-Miller
Written by: Austin Winsberg
Produced by: Craig Zadan, Neil Meron
Other cast: Stephen Moyer, Audra McDonald
Premiere date: December 5, 2013
Genre: Musical, Drama, Biography, Family
Running time: 135 minutes

NBC UNIVERSAL partners with the multitalented Oscar- and Emmy-winning producing team of Craig Zadan and Neil Meron (“Smash,” “Chicago”) to ring in the holidays with an unprecedented world premiere television event, “The Sound of Music Live!” – a live telecast based on the stage version of the 1959 Rodgers and Hammerstein musical, starring Grammy Award winner Carrie Underwood as Maria and acclaimed British actor Stephen Moyer (“True Blood”) as Captain von Trapp.