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'Sound of Music Live' Casts Kids (Video)


By Tim Molloy

NBC's "The Sound of Music Live" has found its Von Trapp children, and not a moment too soon: the musical airs in just over a month.

The three-performance, featuring Stephen Moyer as Capt. Von Trapp and Carrie Underwood as Maria, airs Dec. 5.

Also read: NBC's 'Sound of Music' Casts Audra McDonald, Laura Benanti and Christian Borle

The actors 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.

Also co-starring are Tony Award winners Audra McDonald (Mother Abbess), Laura Benanti (Elsa Schrader) and Christian Borle (Max Dettweiler).

Also read: 'True Blood' Star Stephen Moyer Cast in NBC's 'Sound of Music' as Capt. Von Trapp

Here's a preview:

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