the sound of music

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Musical theater is having a moment. Following NBC’s successful broadcast of The Sound of Music Live! in 2013—which pulled in a massive 18.6 million viewers—networks have been scrambling to get their own productions off the ground. In addition to the recently announced Grease musical, starring Dancing With the Stars’ Julianne Hough, Tyler Perry is planningREAD MORE »


Celebs

Say what you want to about Carrie Underwood in “The Sound of Music Live!”, because her performance in last night’s broadcast has officially made the list of My Favorite Things.

I woke up this morning, still riding the high from all the yodeling and merriment, curtains chopped up and all, when I signed… READ MORE »


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TODAY IS MY CHRISTMAS.

Two of my all-time favorite things, Carrie Underwood and “The Sound of Music,” are colliding tonight for a live performance on NBC, where my homegirl will be playing the ever-flawless Maria von Trapp. So, naturally my entire day today will consist of hardcore fangirling.

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Okay, okay, okay, we are probably going to watch “The Sound Of Music, Live!” on Thursday, December 5th. Carrie Underwood could never replace Julie Andrews, but her voice is pretty damn amazing. [YouTube]
More details from Tom Cruise’s deposition in his lawsuit against the publishers of In Touch: he didn’t see his daughter… READ MORE »


Entertainment

This video comes to us via reader Karinne, who quite rightly believes 2.5-year-old Sasha should be a star. What acting skills! Such verve! I keep watching it over and over again for the face she makes when she sing “When the dog bites … ” Watch your back, Julie Andrews. [YouTube] … READ MORE »


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“I felt caged by my childhood. And unsafe: Bad things happened in my home; there was violence. ‘The Sound of Music’ looked like a form of release. I watched [Maria] twirl around those mountains, and she was just so free … I would open my bedroom window to sing out like Maria. In my own… READ MORE »


News

For a truly special wedding, get married in the chapel at the von Trapp family’s villa near Salzburg, Austria. The house, featured in The Sound of Music, is opening as the Villa Trapp hotel. Of the 700,000 people who take a trip to Salzburg and spend the night, 40 percent come because of The SoundREAD MORE »