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Grease: Live! Sets the Bar for Live Television Musicals

Angela Tricarico

February 17, 2016

The bar for live television musicals has officially been raised by FOX’s live production of the 1971 stage musical and 1978 movie Grease. Seen by over 12.8 million viewers nationwide, it became one of the most successful live musicals, only second to NBC’s The Sound of Music: Live! which aired in...

The Sound of Music is still heard 50 years Later

Ben Atwater

April 29, 2015

This year at the Oscars, Lady Gaga performed a medley of songs from the 1965 film The Sound of Music to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the movie. Hearing Lady Gaga’s rendition instantly brought to mind how timeless and influential songs such a “Climb Every Mountain” and “Goodbye” are. After t...

Lady Gaga honors a timeless classic

Ashley Winward

February 25, 2015

As I sat at my television, hands covering my eyes, I have to admit I was terrified. When I heard that Lady Gaga was performing at all, I was generally concerned but to hear that she would be honoring a classic had me preparing for the worst. I’m not saying that Lady Gaga is a terrible performer—q...

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