'Sound of Music Live' Director Discusses the Good and Bad of the Live TV Stunt

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The ratings for NBC's The Sound of Music Live! hit a high note, while the critical response did not. In an article on The New York Times, director Beth McCarthy-Miller goes over how she feels about the live TV stunt after the fact.

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Carrie Underwood as Maria in

The Sound of Music Live!

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She says, "What’s exciting is that there was a whole television audience that would never go to Broadway that watched that last night and saw people like Christian and Laura and Audra perform in a way that they’ll never see them perform on a sitcom, or Private Practice, or even Smash. I think that’s a good thing.”

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