One of the most popular stage and film musicals of all time, The Sound of Music is based on the true story of a young novice nun who falls in love with Captain von Trapp and his seven children set against the backdrop of nazi-occupied austria. The biggest jewel in the rodgers and Hammerstein crown, The Sound of Music contains some of the most famous songs ever written: “The Sound of Music,” “My Favorite Things,” “do-re-Mi,” “Sixteen Going on Seventeen,” “Climb ev’ry Mountain” and “Edelweiss.”
Accompanying Underwood and Moyer are Tony award ®-winning TV stars Audra Mcdonald (Private Practice, Porgy & Bess, ragtime), Laura Benanti (Go On, Royal Pains, Gypsy) and Christian Borle (Smash, Peter & the Starcatchers, Thoroughly Modern Millie). Five-time Tony®-winner Mcdonald will portray Mother Abbess, with Benanti as Elsa Schrader and Borle as Max Dettweiler. The Sound of Music will be a faithful adaptation of the original stage musical and is destined to become a beloved holiday special for years to come. So get ready, both novices and fans of The Sound of Music alike, to experience the most joyful, most emotional and most musical family adventure of them all.