It was announced earlier this year that American Idol winner and country music superstar, Carrie Underwood, was cast as Maria von Trapp in the iconic The Sound of Music. But unlike the Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer version, NBC will be showing the performance LIVE, which means Carrie Underwood must impress with her acting skills and even more so with her singing skills. It's like theatre for TV. There is still no word from local channels on who will show this performance on any of our channels.
Carrie did an interview with AP's John Carucci on Tuesday about the iconic role:
NEW YORK (AP) — The end of the year looks busy for Carrie Underwood, and she couldn't be happier.