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Audra McDonald

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  • TV This Week for Dec. 1 - 7: 'Kirstie' on TV Land

    TV This Week for Dec. 1 - 7: 'Kirstie' on TV Land
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 1 - 7, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies   -------------------- SUNDAY Now that’s old school! Gladys Knight...
  • 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...
  • TV This Week Dec. 8-14: 'Kelly Clarkson's Cautionary Christmas Music Tale'

    TV This Week Dec. 8-14: 'Kelly Clarkson's Cautionary Christmas Music Tale'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 8 - 14, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SUNDAY The finish line is in sight on the...
  • Grammys: 'Kinky Boots,' 'Matilda' and 'Motown' are musical nominees

    Grammys: 'Kinky Boots,' 'Matilda' and 'Motown' are musical nominees
    Cyndi Lauper is back in the Grammy game. The pop singer-songwriter who in 1985 was named the Grammys' best new artist  received her 15th nomination on Friday for musical theater album. Lauper wrote the music and lyrics for "Kinky Boots," one of three...
  • 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...
  • Monday's TV Highlights: 'Six by Sondheim' on HBO

    Monday's TV Highlights: 'Six by Sondheim' on HBO
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 8 - 14, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SERIES The Independents Former MTV host...
  • Review: 'Kurt Weill at the Cuttlefish Hotel' finds its niche on pier

    Review: 'Kurt Weill at the Cuttlefish Hotel' finds its niche on pier
    Weimar cabaret meets Pacifica in “Kurt Weill at the Cuttlefish Hotel,” carving a weirdly effective niche for itself on the Santa Monica Pier. This dark-tinged program of deathless songs from the beloved composer takes environmental theater...
  • Review: 'The Invisible Play' a light-hearted take on detachment

    Review: 'The Invisible Play' a light-hearted take on detachment
    Poor Colin. An editor at an “existential publishing house,” he's flown under the emotional radar most of his adult life, refusing to actually connect with anyone and denying the possibility of true love. As a result, he has become invisible,...
  • Review: 'A Christmas Carol: Twist Your Dickens!' fun yet scattershot

    Review: 'A Christmas Carol: Twist Your Dickens!' fun yet scattershot
    As irresponsible as it may be to encourage drinking at this time of year, you are more likely to enjoy “A Christmas Carol: Twist Your Dickens!” at the Kirk Douglas Theatre if you toss back a few Tiny Tim-tinis or Scroogedrivers at the lobby...