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Last night after weeks of promotions and a $9 million investment, NBC showed off their live production of The Sound of Music starring Grammy winner Carrie Underwood as the iconic Austrian governess. This event had, at its core the wholesome family values fit for the holiday season but lacked the depth, emotion and fun required to re-imagine such a beloved story. First and foremost, NBC shouldn't have tried to re-imagine Rogers' and Hammerstein's 1959 Broadway production. The Sound of Music was made famous by the Academy Award winning 1965 film starring Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer. That's the version everyone knows. That's the version everyone wanted to see. The difference between the two is in minor, but important, details. For example 'My Favorite Things' is sung by Maria at »

- Zoë Gulliksen

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