A live telecast of "The Sound of Music" on Dec. 5 will originate from Bethpage's Grumman Studios -- "Birthplace of Apollo Lunar Modules that landed men on the moon, from July 20, 1969, to Dec. 11, 1972," as the historic marker on Grumman Road explains. But for some reason, NBC and Grumman have been reluctant to confirm the venue, most likely to keep the gawkers and professional gawkers away. But no more! In this extended preview, castmember Christian Borle does in fact make note of the venue, a vast configuration of seven sound stages.
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