VIDEO: Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood Take on 'My Favorite Things'
Last Thursday, December 5th, NBC aired a live broadcast of the THE SOUND OF MUSIC. Featured in the presentation was a duet of 'My Favorite Things,' performed by country singer Carrie Underwood and five time Tony winner Audra McDonald.
On her new album 'Wrapped in Red,' American Idol winner Kelly Clarkson also invites listeners to sit beside the warm glow of the fireplace and enjoy her version of the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein tune. Check out both covers below!
NBC will rebroadcast "The Sound of Music Live" this Saturday, December 14. The presentation starred Grammy winner Carrie Underwood as 'Maria,' Audra McDonald ("Private Practice"), who has won five Tony Awards and two Grammys, as Mother Abbess; Stephen Moyer ("True Blood"), as Capt. Georg von Trapp; Tony Award winner Christian Borle ("Smash"), who portrayed von Trapp family friend Max Detweiler; and Tony winner Laura Benanti ("Go On"), who took on the role of Elsa Schrader, the captain's one-time fiancee.
The NBC television event, included studio recordings for all of the musical numbers that were performed by the cast members in the live broadcast, including Rodgers and Hammerstein favorites "The Sound of Music," "My Favorite Things," "Do-Re-Mi," "Sixteen Going on Seventeen" and "Climb Ev'ry Mountain," among others.
Executive producers for the telecast were Neil Meron and Craig Zadan ("Smash," "The Academy Awards"). Directors are Rob Ashford ("Evita") and Beth McCarthy-Miller ("30 Rock"). David Chase ("Cinderella") served as musical director.
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