On a serious note, (no pun intended) kudos to everyone involved. There is a lot of pressure that comes with performing a show like “Sound of Music” and they did a great job.
haha all in good humor. Admit she nailed it, Grumpy Cat!!
#soundofmusiclive …she hasn’t moved. Julie *is* the Sound of Music, but a live stage version remake of broadway is fun. 😊 #welovemusicals #thesoundofmusic is a fave!
This is what it’s all about!!
Six-time GRAMMY® winner Carrie Underwood took on the starring role of Maria in last night’s three-hour television production, The Sound of Music Live!, based on the original musical, and fans tuned-in en masse for the special event, with 18.5 million viewers solidifying a #1 primetime win for NBC across all half hours of the broadcast.
We are so proud of Carrie Underwood and all of the hard work she has put into her role as Maria Von Trapp in The Sound of Music Live. In honor of that we thought we’d put together a little promotion contest to support her and the project!
Entering the contest is simple and flexible. All you have to do is write a post or upload a photo promoting the soundtrack and/or the upcoming DVD release. Examples: You can post a picture of you with the soundtrack encouraging your friends to purchase it. You could post a link promoting the DVD release pre-order. Tag us in the promo on Twitter or Instagram using @CUnews4Fans & also use the hashtag #CUnews4FansFavoriteThings in your entry. Please note that if your account is protected we may not be able to see your entry when we search the hashtag.
You may enter the contest through Twitter & Instagram. There will be a winner selected from each site & then a grand prize winner drawn from the two. Each winner will receive an item of their choosing from our prize vault as well as a program from Carrie’s December Grand Ole Opry show. Our prize vault contains past magazines Carrie has covered, phone cases, etc.
The grand prize winner will also receive a copy of The Sound of Music Soundtrack, and a few of our favorite things. We think these will also be a few of YOUR favorite things & these will be revealed over the next several days. Thanks to everyone who participates! Let’s get the word out about Carrie’s hard work!! If you have any questions please contact us at any time via Twitter or e-mail: CUnews4Fans@hotmail.com
Contest Ends December 17th, 2013 at 10pm CT.
The Sound of Music- NBC Live December 5th 2013
"I go to the hills
When my heart is lonely
I know I will hear
What I’ve heard before
My heart will be blessed,
With the sound of music
And I’ll sing once more”
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Movie Musicals → The Sound of Music (1965)
ALBUM AVAILABLE DEC. 3, 2013
WHILE LIVE BROADCAST AIRS DEC. 5, 2013(Nashville)- On Dec. 3 Sony Masterworks will release the companion soundtrack to NBC’s live broadcast of “The Sound of Music,” based on the classic stage musical. The three-hour live production, starring six-time Grammy Award winner Carrie Underwood as Maria von Trapp, will air Dec. 5.The cast also includes Audra McDonald (“Private Practice”), who has won five Tony Awards and two Grammys, as Mother Abbess; Stephen Moyer (“True Blood”), who will play Capt. Georg von Trapp; Tony Award winner Christian Borle (“Smash”), who will portray von Trapp family friend Max Detweiler; and Tony winner Laura Benanti (“Go On”), who will portray Elsa Schrader, the captain’s onetime fiancée.“The Sound of Music” — Music From the NBC Television Event will include studio recordings for all of the musical numbers that are performed by the cast members in the live broadcast, including Rodgers and Hammerstein favorites “The Sound of Music,” “My Favorite Things,” “Do-Re-Mi,” “Sixteen Going on Seventeen” and “Climb Ev’ry Mountain,” among others.Executive producers for the telecast are Neil Meron and Craig Zadan (“Smash,” “The Academy Awards”). Directors are Rob Ashford (“Evita”) and Beth McCarthy-Miller (“30 Rock”). David Chase (“Cinderella”) serves as musical director. The soundtrack is licensed through the NBCUniversal Television Consumer Products Group.“The Sound of Music,” set in the 1930’s before and during “Anschluss” when the Nazi’s annexed Austria, is based on the romantic true story of Maria von Trapp, an aspiring nun who leaves the abbey to become a governess for the widower Capt. von Trapp’s seven children. She soon finds herself falling in love with her employer and questioning her religious calling. It premiered on Broadway in 1959 where it broke box-office records and won the Tony Award for best musical. The 1965 film adaptation won the Oscar for best picture.