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Audra McDonald

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  • This week: 'Sound of Music,' 'The Voice,' Grammy special

    This week: 'Sound of Music,' 'The Voice,' Grammy special
    How will Carrie Underwood fare as Maria in a live telecast of "The Sound of Music"? That mystery propels the most unusual program this week: NBC's live telecast of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical at 8 p.m. Thursday. The producers stress that they're...
  • TV This Week for Dec. 1 - 7: 'Kirstie' on TV Land

    TV This Week for Dec. 1 - 7: 'Kirstie' on TV Land
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 1 - 7, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies   -------------------- SUNDAY Now that’s old school! Gladys Knight...
  • Estrenan nueva versión de "The Sound of Music" en la TV de EEUU

    Estrenan nueva versión de "The Sound of Music" en la TV de EEUU
    Los productores de una nueva versión del musical ganador del Oscar "The Sound of Music", que se estrenará en la televisión estadounidense la semana próxima, sabían que sería un sacrilegio hacer una "remake" del filme clásico de 1965 protagonizado por...
  • 'Sound of Music': NBC offers making-of special

    'Sound of Music': NBC offers making-of special
    How will NBC mount a live production of "The Sound of Music"? The network will explain in the special "The Making of The Sound of Music Live!" at 8 p.m. Wednesday. Carrie Underwood plays Maria, and Stephen Moyer ("True Blood") is Capt. Von Trapp in...
  • NBC To Air 'Making Of' Special Wednesday For Live 'Sound of Music'

    The screen will soon be alive with the sound of NBC promoting its live take on "The Sound of Music." The Peacock's December 5th special, in which Carrie Underwood stars as Maria, the nanny to the Von Trapp children, will air live over the course of three...
  • Darren Criss: Interacting With Stephen Sondheim Was 'Extraordinary, Inspiring'

    Although Stephen Sondheim wasn't talking to reporters, guests at HBO's Nov. 18 premiere of "Six By Sondheim" couldn't stop talking about the legendary composer and lyricist. Directed by Tony award-winner and frequent Sondheim collaborator, James Lapine,...
  • Review: Strong start to Melissa Barak's ballet troupe at Broad Stage

    Review: Strong start to Melissa Barak's ballet troupe at Broad Stage
    At “L.A. Moves,” Thursday’s inaugural concert of the eponymous Barak Ballet, the double lives of Melissa Barak were on display: both Barak the choreographer and Barak the dancer. During the nine years Barak was at New York City...
  • 'Sound of Music': Meet fraulein Carrie Underwood

    'Sound of Music': Meet fraulein Carrie Underwood
    Carrie Underwood is jumping from the Country Music Awards to Broadway. Or at least TV's version of Broadway. Grammy-winner Underwood will play Maria in NBC's live version of "The Sound of Music." The telecast starts at 8 p.m. Dec. 5. Stephen Moyer...
  • L.A. drama ace Dakin Matthews has singing gig in Broadway 'Rocky'

    L.A. drama ace Dakin Matthews has singing gig in Broadway 'Rocky'
    Here’s the thing about having a long, busy acting career: one moment a performer finds himself at the extreme margin of agony, trudging the stage with Cordelia in his arms, and the next he's having a moment of blood, sweat and glory in Rocky Balboa'...
  • Review: Audra McDonald taps the soul of songs in concert

    Review: Audra McDonald taps the soul of songs in concert
    Audra McDonald was in grand merry-making form for much of her magnificent L.A. Opera concert at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. Performing a diverse selection of songs spanning almost a century of the American musical and interspersing these works with...
  • Audra McDonald curls up at home

    Audra McDonald curls up at home
    Soprano Audra McDonald is clearing out junk — in more ways than one. When reached by phone at her home outside New York City, the five-time Tony-winning actress and two-time Grammy-wining singer was awaiting a call from "the 1-800 junk guy," who...
  • L.A. theater listings, Oct. 20-27: 'Priscilla' returns

    L.A. theater listings, Oct. 20-27: 'Priscilla' returns
    "Priscilla Queen of the Desert" sashays into the Segerstrom Center, Julian Sands portrays Harold Pinter in a one-man show at the Broad, and Falcon Theatre probes "The Mystery of Irma Vep." An Afternoon with Hal Linden The TV actor and Broadway star...