Carrie Underwood To Star In NBC Broadcast Of â€˜The Sound Of Musicâ€™
November 30, 2012 at 10:27 AM (PT)
19/ARISTA NASHVILLE artist CARRIE UNDERWOOD has been tapped to star as MARIA VON TRAPP in NBC-TV’s live broadcast of “THE SOUND OF MUSIC,” based on the original BROADWAY musical. The air-date will be announced near the holidays in 2013. The show will be produced by CRAIG ZADAN and NEIL MERON, who are also producing the “85th ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS.”
"We're thrilled to be presenting the BROADWAY version of ‘THE SOUND OF MUSIC live,” said ZADAN and MERON. “And having CARRIE UNDERWOOD as the star brings it to a new generation who will fall in love with it for the first time as many millions of people already have. It's a particular joy to us as producers to see this amazing artist stretch into new territory with this classic musical."
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