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  • Marc Breaux dies at 89; choreographed 'Mary Poppins,' 'Sound of Music'

    Marc Breaux dies at 89; choreographed 'Mary Poppins,' 'Sound of Music'
    When Dick Van Dyke got the role of Bert in the 1964 movie musical "Mary Poppins," Walt Disney asked him if he had a recommendation for a choreographer. Van Dyke recalled working with the team of Marc Breaux and Dee Dee Wood, who had created a number for...
  • Carrie Underwood getting 'hate tweets' over 'Sound of Music' role

    Carrie Underwood getting 'hate tweets' over 'Sound of Music' role
    Carrie Underwood is donning Julie Andrews' iconic habit in NBC's upcoming live presentation of "The Sound of Music," but the gig isn't all raindrops on roses or whiskers on kittens. "I get hate tweets and stuff like, 'You're not Julie Andrews!'" the...
  • NBC's 'The Sound of Music Live!' set for do-re-mi with no do-overs

     NBC's 'The Sound of Music Live!' set for do-re-mi with no do-overs
    NEW YORK — Few people would mistake the Long Island commuter town of Bethpage (elevation: 105 feet) for the Austrian Alps. But on a vast soundstage in an anonymous industrial park about 45 minutes from Manhattan sits a gently sloping, man-made...
  • Laura Benanti enjoys the spotlight with 'Sound of Music' TV splash

     Laura Benanti enjoys the spotlight with 'Sound of Music' TV splash
    "The Sound of Music" has been sweet to Laura Benanti. In 1998 at the age of just 18, she made her Broadway debut as Maria in a revival of the Rodgers & Hammerstein musical, but it was her role last month as Maria's rival, the jilted Elsa Schrader, in NBC'...
  • Carrie Underwood sounds off on 'mean people' post-'Sound of Music'

    Carrie Underwood sounds off on 'mean people' post-'Sound of Music'
    The haters are alive with "The Sound of Music Live!" -- and NBC's live-musical star Carrie Underwood is quickly learning that there's no way to stop them. The former "American Idol" winner, who played governess and would-be nun Maria Von Trapp, was...
  • 'Sound of Music': Watch Audra McDonald sing 'Climb Ev'ry Mountain'

    'Sound of Music': Watch Audra McDonald sing 'Climb Ev'ry Mountain'
    NBC's "The Sound of Music Live!" aired Thursday night and predictably sent social media snarking, followed by more tempered reviews from TV critics and theater lovers. Although the show might not have been one of everybody's favorite things, NBC got big...
  • Review: Highs, lows of 'The Sound of Music Live' with Carrie Underwood

    This post has been updated. See below for details. Thursday night NBC staged a three-hour live performance of Rodgers and Hammserstein's "The Sound of Music," the world's most beloved musical, with Carrie Underwood as Maria von Trapp, a role...
  • Henry Guettel, Film Exec and Broadway Producer, Dies at 85

    Henry Guettel, a film executive with both 20th Century Fox and Columbia Pictures as well as a former head of the Theater Development Fund, died Monday of pneumonia in Southampton, N.Y., according to his wife, Mary Rodgers Guettel. He was 85. Guettel...
  • TV ratings: 'Sound of Music Live' sings loud for NBC

    TV ratings: 'Sound of Music Live' sings loud for NBC
    NBC hit a high note in the ratings Thursday night with its live production of "The Sound of Music," starring Carrie Underwood in the role of Maria von Trapp.  The three-hour musical telecast drew an average of about 18.5 million viewers overall,...
  • 'Sound of Music' makes TV ratings sing

    You can now count live events and glossy musicals as a few of TV executives' favorite things. Thursday's three-hour spectacular "Sound of Music Live!" with country star Carrie Underwood as Maria sang for 18.6 million total viewers, according to Nielsen....
  • Actress Eleanor Parker, the Baroness in 'The Sound of Music,' Dies at 91

    Oscar-nominated actress Eleanor Parker, best known today for her role as the Baroness, the lady friend of Captain Von Trapp who loses out to Julie Andrews' Maria in 1966 film "The Sound of Music," died Monday morning due to complications from pneumonia at...
  • Caught in a von Trapp

    Caught in a von Trapp
    The Wick Theatre is alive with “The Sound of Music.” The new Boca Raton theater’s inaugural production of the Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II musical has been dusted off by director Michael Ursua and imbued with a little...