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Stephen Moyer as Captain Von Trapp and Carrie (Credit: AP)

Stephen Moyer as Captain Von Trapp and Carrie Underwood as Maria in "The Sound of Music Live!" from Grumman Studios in Bethpage. (Dec. 6, 2013)

'The Sound of Music Live!' in Bethpage

See rehearsal photos and shots from the live TV performance of "The Sound of Music," starring Carrie Underwood (and Ella Watts-Gorman, 13, of Southold as Louisa). The adaptation of the Broadway musical was broadcast from Grumman Studios in Bethpage.

Carrie Underwood as Maria in
(Credit: AP)

Carrie Underwood as Maria in "The Sound of Music Live!" from Grumman Studios in Bethpage.

From left, Sophia Ann Caruso as Brigitta, Ariane
(Credit: AP)

From left, Sophia Ann Caruso as Brigitta, Ariane Rinehart as Liesl, Michael Nigro as Friedrich, Grace Rundhaug as Marta and Carrie Underwood as Maria, Southold's Ella Watts-Gorman as Louisa, Peyton Ella as Gretl, and Joe West as Kurt, in "The Sound of Music Live!" from Grumman Studios in Bethpage.

Carrie Underwood as Maria with, from left, Peyton
(Credit: AP)

Carrie Underwood as Maria with, from left, Peyton Ella as Gretl, Joe West as Kurt, Southold native Ella Watts-Gorman as Louisa, Sophia Ann Caruso as Brigatta, Ariane Rinehart as Liesl and Michael Nigro as Friedrich, in "The Sound of Music Live!" from Grumman Studios in Bethpage.

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From left, Kristine Nielson as Frau Schmidt, Stephen
(Credit: AP)

From left, Kristine Nielson as Frau Schmidt, Stephen Moyer as Captain Von Trapp and Sean Cullen as Franz, in "The Sound of Music Live!" from Grumman Studios in Bethpage.

Stephen Moyer as Captain Von Trapp and Carrie
(Credit: AP)

Stephen Moyer as Captain Von Trapp and Carrie Underwood as Maria in "The Sound of Music Live!" from Grumman Studios in Bethpage.

During a break in their rehearsal on set
(Credit: NBC)

During a break in their rehearsal on set (back, from left), Ariane Rinehart as Liesl, Michael Nigro as Friedrich, Ella Watts-Gorman as Louisa, Joe West as Kurt; (front, from left) Sophia Ann Caruso as Brigitta, Grace Rundhaug as Marta, Peyton Ella as Gretl. The seven children will star in the new NBC production, "The Sound of Music Live!"

Carrie Underwood, who stars as Maria, on set
(Credit: NBC)

Carrie Underwood, who stars as Maria, on set during rehearsal for "The Sound of Music Live!"

Carrie Underwood as Maria.
(Credit: NBC)

Carrie Underwood as Maria.

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Production staff watches Underwood during a scene in
(Credit: Barbara Alper)

Production staff watches Underwood during a scene in the woods. (Nov. 21, 2013)

Audra McDonald as Mother Abbess. (Nov. 21,2013)
(Credit: Barbara Alper)

Audra McDonald as Mother Abbess. (Nov. 21,2013)

McDonald, center, appears to be getting help from
(Credit: Barbara Alper)

McDonald, center, appears to be getting help from above in another scene. (Nov. 21,2013)

McDonald, left, confers with the director, Beth McCarty-Miller.
(Credit: Barbara Alper)

McDonald, left, confers with the director, Beth McCarty-Miller. (Nov. 21,2013)

Actors rehearse a scene at Grumman Studios in
(Credit: Barbara Alper)

Actors rehearse a scene at Grumman Studios in Bethpage. (Nov. 21,2013)

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A camera's-eye view of a scene in
(Credit: Barbara Alper)

A camera's-eye view of a scene in "The Sound of Music Live!" (Nov. 21,2013)

Carrie Underwood, as Maria, hides with the children.
(Credit: Barbara Alper)

Carrie Underwood, as Maria, hides with the children. Ella Watts-Gorman, 13, from Southold, left, plays Louisa. (Nov. 21,2013)

Watts-Gorman, foreground, with her fellow actors during rehearsal.
(Credit: Barbara Alper)

Watts-Gorman, foreground, with her fellow actors during rehearsal. (Nov. 21,2013)

Watts-Gorman, left, hugs another child in a scene
(Credit: Barbara Alper)

Watts-Gorman, left, hugs another child in a scene in the abbey before they escape. (Nov. 21,2013)

Watts-Gorman, in white, during rehearsal. (Nov. 21,2013)
(Credit: Barbara Alper)

Watts-Gorman, in white, during rehearsal. (Nov. 21,2013)

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Underwood, as Maria, prepares for her wedding with
(Credit: Barbara Alper)

Underwood, as Maria, prepares for her wedding with the help of McDonald, as Mother Abbess. (Nov. 21, 2013)

Another scene in which Underwood, as Maria, prepares
(Credit: Barbara Alper)

Another scene in which Underwood, as Maria, prepares for her wedding with the help of McDonald, as Mother Abbess. (Nov. 21, 2013)

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