For celebs (and even pizza companies) 'The Sound of Music' is a live-tweet event

Celebs who tweeted about NBC's live "The Sound of Music."
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By Randee Dawn
Today

Now we know how celebrities spent their Thursday night: Watching NBC's "The Sound of Music Live!" and telling the whole world about it on Twitter. And they weren't alone — DiGiorno Pizza served up slices of hilarity by live-tweeting the event with over a dozen posts.

Mia Farrow was also tweeting frequently as the show progressed, with bon mots like:

The+Von+Traps+make+my+fam+look+almost+normal

—+mia+farrow+(@MiaFarrow)+December+6,+2013+

Mr+Von+Trap+is+strange.+Not+that+I+have+100%+credibility

—+mia+farrow+(@MiaFarrow)+December+6,+2013+

There were some celebrity observations:

The+Nazis+probably+would+have+left+them+alone+if+they+didn't+yodel.+No+one+likes+yodeling.+#SoundofMusic

—+Zach+Braff+(@zachbraff)+December+6,+2013+

The+only+live+performance+on+TV+I've+done+is+SNL.+I+couldn't+imagine+doing+#SoundofMusic+live+for+3hrs.+#bravecast+#poopingmylederhosen

—+Cameron++(@CameronDiaz)+December+6,+2013+

Maria+is+really+the+Brad+Pitt+of+this+relationship+#SoooManyChildren+#SoundofMusic

—+Anna+Kendrick+(@AnnaKendrick47)+December+6,+2013+

And a lot of praise for stars Carrie Underwood (who played Maria) and Audra McDonald (Mother Abbess):

Watching+The+Sound+of+Music+Live+and+couldn't+be+prouder+of+my+dear+friend+@carrieunderwood!+Unbelievable+performance!

—+Hillary+Scott+(@HillaryScottLA)+December+6,+2013+

Audra+McDonald+makes+everything+better+#SoundofMusic

—+Rosie+(@Rosie)+December+6,+2013+

Audra+McDonald+is+superhuman+#voicefromtheangels

—+Debra+Messing+(@DebraMessing)+December+6,+2013+

Go+@carrieunderwood+go!

—+Brad+Paisley+(@BradPaisley)+December+6,+2013+

#SoundofMusic+@AudraEqualityMc+@carrieunderwood+just+made+me+weep+with+#climbeverymountain+I+love+spreading+the+word+of+#livelovehavenofear

—+Cameron+(@CameronDiaz)+December+6,+2013+

Some of the stars themselves also jumped onto Twitter afterward:

Glory+to+God+tonight...I+couldn't+be+more+proud.+What+a+tough+thing+to+pull+off+and+we+did+it!+I+am+so+blessed!!!

—+Carrie+Underwood+(@carrieunderwood)+December+6,+2013+

Thank+you+for+all+the+Sound+of+Music+#TeamElsa+love!!

—+Laura+Benanti+(@LauraBenanti)+December+6,+2013+

But in the end, pizza purveyor DiGiorno won the evening with "Sound of Music"-themed tweets sent throughout the show; here are a few faves:

YOU+ARE+16,+GOING+ON+17+AND+I'M+ASSUMING+YOU'D+LIKE+PIZZA+FOR+YOUR+BIRTHDAY+DINNERRRRRRR+#BuyDiGiorno+#TheSoundOfMusicLive

—+DiGiorno+Pizza+(@DiGiornoPizza)+December+6,+2013+

#TheSoundOfMusicLive+Can't+believe+pizza+isn't+one+of+her+favorite+things+smh

—+DiGiorno+Pizza+(@DiGiornoPizza)+December+6,+2013+

MARIA+IS+THE+CRUST+HOLDING+IT+ALL+TOGETHER,+WHY+CAN'T+YOU+SEE+THAT+MAX+#TheSoundOfMusicLive

—+DiGiorno+Pizza+(@DiGiornoPizza)+December+6,+2013+