According to EW:
The Sound of Music Live!, starring Carrie Underwood as Maria von Trapp, will premiere on NBC this December. NBC also announced that Broadway vets Audra McDonald, Laura Benanti, and Christian Borle have all signed on to the production. McDonald will play Mother Abbess, Borle will tackle von Trapp family friend Max Detweiler, and Bananti will portray Elsa Schrader, the Captain’s onetime fiancée.
The musical, which NBC is hoping will become a must-watch event, will air live Dec. 5 at 8 p.m. ET.
What do you think of Carrie as Maria Von Trapp?
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