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The Sound of Music

XO Jane It Happened to Me: My First Crush Joined the Austrian Nazi Party By Liesl von Trapp

Sam Johnson | Posted 10.21.2014 | Comedy
Sam Johnson

So there I was 16 -- going on 17 -- looking for someone to take care of me, when all of a sudden I met Rolph.

Forbidden Love in Salzburg, Austria

Betsy Talbot | Posted 08.23.2014 | Travel
Betsy Talbot

We left Salzburg with the reminder that "no" isn't a final answer when it comes to love, thanks to Archbishop Wolf Dietrich and Salome Alt. Creative couples will always find a way to be together, and passionate people will always find a way to continue their life's work.

Matthew Jacobs

Things All Movie Musicals Need To Succeed

HuffingtonPost.com | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 06.23.2014 | Entertainment

We're in the thick of a movie-musical renaissance. Ignited by the success of "Moulin Rouge!" and "Chicago" in the early 2000s, we've seen a steady wav...

These Are a Few of My Favorite Things: a Look at the Top Musicals of All Time

Bushra Alvi | Posted 06.28.2014 | Entertainment
Bushra Alvi

Musicals have always been popular with viewers of all ages for their interesting stories, amazing lyrics and the lasting impact they create. Many musi...

First Nighter: Mary Martin Let Down in Inventing Mary Martin

David Finkle | Posted 06.27.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

Somehow it should seem appropriate that Inventing Mary Martin is as corny as Kansas in August. But the kind of corniness prevalent in conceiver-writer Stephen Cole's revue, at the York, tributing one of Broadway's great musical comedy leading ladies, is never welcome.

First Nighter: Kathryn Forbes' I Remember Mama Well Remembered

David Finkle | Posted 05.31.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

More than anything the script is presenting a woman's world. With only women on stage, he suggests that families are, possibly more often than not, women's domains. If this is what he has in mind, he realizes his intentions extremely well.

Everything You Love About The Sound of Music Is a Lie

Sarah Beauchamp | Posted 05.25.2014 | Comedy
Sarah Beauchamp

Here are 6 not-so-fun facts about the reality behind the von Trapp family.

Last Surviving Von Trapp Singer Dies

AP | Posted 02.26.2014 | Celebrity

STOWE, Vt. (AP) — Maria von Trapp, the last surviving member and second-eldest daughter of the musical family whose escape from Nazi-occupied Austri...

How The Sound of Music Revived Live Television

Mika Salmi | Posted 02.15.2014 | Technology
Mika Salmi

The beauty of live TV is that viewers can chatter on Internet platforms while watching, which serves to drive even more viewers to the live program.

Widely Panned "Sound of Music Live" Actually Boosted Ski Lodge Bookings

Roadtrippers | Posted 02.12.2014 | Entertainment
Roadtrippers

NBC's "revival" of The Sound of Music might not have been a great idea, and casting Carrie Underwood might have been a misstep, but the widely pan...

NBC Is Already Working On Another Live Musical

Posted 12.11.2013 | TV

Although we just said so long and farewell to Carrie Underwood, "Sound Of Music Live!" fans are already demanding another live musical. And NBC is gra...

Weeklings!: What's the Gayest Musical? (VIDEO)

Louis Virtel | Posted 02.08.2014 | Gay Voices
Louis Virtel

2013-12-10-headshot.pngThe hills are alive... with the shrieks of homosexuals who either loved or hated NBC's live version of The Sound of Music. Personally, I thought it could've been a smidgen gayer. In fact, we have so many great gay musicals that I decided to rank them all.

These High Schoolers Landed The Roles Of A Lifetime (VIDEO)

Posted 12.09.2013 | Teen

For most teens, a typical after-school afternoon might include sports practice or driving to the mall with friends. But for Sophia Caruso, Michael Nig...

13 of My Favorite (and Least Favorite) Things About Sound of Music Live

Meghan Feeks | Posted 02.08.2014 | TV
Meghan Feeks

Determined to be open to this new take on an old favorite -- after all, "the wool of the black sheep is just as warm" -- I hunkered down with a homemade habit (not kidding), a bottle of Grüner Veltliner and an unlimited texting plan to exchange notes with my family.

Social Media Alive With The Sound of Music on NBC

Eden Lane | Posted 02.08.2014 | Entertainment
Eden Lane

Not everyone seemed to share my excitement.  At least not in a positive way.  Twitter and Facebook seemed to explode with negative comments before the first commercial break. 

Look Who Crashed 'SNL'

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 12.08.2013 | Comedy

"Saturday Night Live" opened this weekend's show with a condensed version of NBC's "Sound of Music" live broadcast last week. But despite the mixed re...

The Only Problem With 'The Sound Of Music'

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 12.07.2013 | TV

NEW YORK (AP) — Whew, that was nerve-wracking, right? All those kids and staircases, pillow fights, candles and dancing. But somehow the cast and cr...

This Is What Happened To The Original 'Sound Of Music' Cast

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

Forty-eight years after the original "Sound Of Music" hit the big screen, Carrie Underwood and Stephen Moyer are getting ready to step into some prett...

Sounding Off on The Sound of Music

Nancy Berk, Ph.D. | Posted 02.02.2014 | Entertainment
Nancy Berk, Ph.D.

Growing up with The Sound of Music has made many fans feel like part of the onscreen von Trapp family. And plenty of them have their opinions as to whether the Carrie Underwood casting is a wise one.

Stream 'Sound Of Music Live!' Soundtrack Now

Posted 12.03.2013 | TV

Oh, you haven't even seen NBC's "Sound of Music Live!" because it hasn't aired yet? No worries. Just listen to the entire soundtrack on Spotify while ...

Jessica Goodman

Stephen Moyer Isn't Paying Attention To Critics

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Goodman | Posted 11.26.2013 | TV

Stephen Moyer doesn't really remember the first time he saw "The Sound of Music," but since his first childhood viewing he's seen it "f--king hundreds...

FIRST LOOK: Carrie Underwood Takes On Iconic Role

Posted 09.16.2013 | TV

"The Sound of Music" has added Audra McDonald, Laura Benanti and Christian Borle to its cast. Carrie Underwood and Stephen Moyer lead the NBC musical ...

The New Captain Von Trapp

AP | Posted 10.23.2013 | TV

LOS ANGELES — Steven Moyer will play Capt. Von Trapp in NBC's upcoming live production of "The Sound of Music." The network announced Friday th...

The New Captain Von Trapp

insidetv.ew.com | Posted 10.23.2013 | TV

"True Blood" star Stephen Moyer has been cast in NBC's live holiday production of "The Sound of Music." Moyer will portray World War I hero and sin...

Memories of Wartime

George Heymont | Posted 10.20.2013 | Arts
George Heymont

For many baby boomers, the first images of war they remember did not come from the news. Instead, they were from an extremely popular documentary television series that aired on NBC in 1952 and 1953 and was subsequently made into a feature film.