Monday, November 11, 2013

"The Sound of Music", starring Carrie Underwoord, Live on NBC!

MOVIE REVIEW

The Sound of Music

Network: NBC

Original Air Date: December 5, 2013

"The Sound of Music" will be an instant holiday classic, says the NBC Network. This Live Production will star American Idol and Grammy Winner Carrie Underwood as Maria and Stephen Moyer as Captain von Trapp.

photo via: NBC, click image to Enlarge
*DVD and Movie Soundtrack details below!

CAST:

Carrie Underwood ... Maria
Stephen Moyer ... Captain von Trapp
Audra McDonald ... Mother Abbess
Christian Borle ... Max Detweiler
Laura Benanti ... Elsa Schrader




PLOT:

(press details via NBC)

In this beloved story, the young novice falls in love with Captain von Trapp and his seven children, set against the backdrop of Nazi-occupied Austria.

This new version of "The Sound of Music" will be a faithful adaptation of the 1959 original stage musical, (not the 1965 Julie Andrews Movie) to retell the story for a whole new generation. And more than that, it will be broadcast LIVE, adding a whole new level of immediacy and excitement. Get ready to reintroduce your family to the most joyful, most emotional and most musical family adventure of them all. Three-hour live event.


MOVIE MUSIC SOUNDTRACK:

The Sound of Music CD

Sony music will release the companion soundtrack to NBC's live broadcast of The Sound of Music on Dec. 3, just two days prior to the special.

Music from the NBC Television Event features performances from the entire cast, including Audra McDonald (Private Practice), Stephen Moyer (True Blood), Christian Borle (Smash) and Laura Benati (Go On). The track listing includes beloved favorites like the title track, as well as “My Favorite Things,” “Do-Re-Mi,” and “Climb Every Mountain.”

CD: Available to Pre-Order from Amazon.

DVD: Available to Pre-Order from Amazon.




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*All images are property of NBC and used for promotional use.

4 comments:

  1. CANNOT wait to watch this one. :)

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  2. Very interesting that it's live!

    Off topic, but I wanted to let you know that there is a movie being released nationally called The Christmas Candle (Susan Boyle makes her acting debut) on Nov. 22nd and I hope those that want support such films. http://www.thechristmascandlemovie.com/

    Misty

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    1. Thank you, Misty, for asking. I wrote a posting on "The Christmas Candle" back in March when they were filming this movie. I decided to update it with more details, images, movie trailer, etc...

      So, here it is:
      http://itsawonderfulmovie.blogspot.com/2013/03/the-christmas-candle.html

      I have also added an ad for the movie, on the side of the page.

      I do hope many of you will have the opportunity to see it and support this inspirational, spiritual movie!

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