NBC’s ‘Sound of Music’ Adds Trio to Cast

By Tim Kenneally NBC’s live production of “The Sound of Music” has cast Audra McDonald, Laura Benanti and Christian Borle, the network said Monday. Five-time Tony winner McDonald (“Porgy and Bess,” “A Raisin in the Sun”) will play Mother Abbess in the production, which will air Dec. 5. Benanti, whose credits include “Law & Order: […]

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Carrie Underwood Takes Video of Year at CMT Awards

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Carrie Underwood’s awesome week got off to a roaring start at the CMT Music Awards. Underwood won top honor video of the year Tuesday night for “Blown Away,” capping the evening with an emotional tribute to Oklahoma tornado victims before taking the fan-voted award for the second year in a row. […]

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Shelton, Underwood Coming to Aid Oklahoma

Blake Shelton has a date and location for his benefit and fellow Oklahoman Carrie Underwood is writing a large check to help benefit those affected by this week’s storms in their home state. Organizers say Shelton’s “Healing in the Heartland” benefit concert will be held May 29 at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City. The […]

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