Von Trapp Children Cast in NBC’s ‘The Sound of Music Live!’
After a nationwide search, NBC has announced that the Von Trapp children have been found! Seven children have been cast in NBC’s telecast of “The Sound of Music Live!“
“The Sound of Music Live!” stars six-time Grammy Award winner Carrie Underwood as Maria and “True Blood” star Stephen Moyer as Capt. Georg von Trapp. Moyer recently headlined in the stage version of the musical “Chicago” at the Hollywood Bowl.
Also co-starring are Tony Award winners Audra McDonald (Mother Abbess), Laura Benanti (Elsa Schrader) and Christian Borle (Max Dettweiler).
The young cast set to play the von Trapp children are Ariane Rinehart (Liesl), Michael Nigro (Fredrich), Ella Watts-Gorman (Louisa), Joe West (Kurt), Sophia Caruso (Brigitta), Grace Rundhaug (Marta) and Peyton Ella as young Gretl.
The NBC musical production will be a three hour telecast airing Thursday, Dec. 5 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.
We’re very excited for this! Will you be tuning in?