Carrie Underwood Comments On Live SOUND OF MUSIC

Carrie Underwood Comments On Live SOUND OF MUSICCountry music superstar Carrie Underwood is set to set small screens alight later this year with her headlining turn in a live NBC TV presentation of Rodgers & Hammerstein's celebrated family-friendly musical THE SOUND OF MUSIC and she comments on the upcoming production in a new interview.

"Right now, I'm working a lot on my own," Underwood says, "Memorizing lines, working on the music with help."

The American Idol winner adds of the vocal demands as well as the transformation taking place in preparing to play the hallowed part, "I don't want it to sound like Carrie Underwood, country singer, singing THE SOUND OF MUSIC," she states.

"I really want to do the part justice, the way it was written, and immerse myself in this whole other world," Underwood relates.

She concludes, "I'm really excited to get that opportunity to step outside of my world and try something new."

For more on Carrie Underwood's current and upcoming projects, check out the original article on the matter here.

THE SOUND OF MUSIC starring Carrie Underwood airs live on NBC on December 5.

Additionally, check out my InDepth InterView with THE SOUND OF MUSIC executive producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron about the forthcoming live TV event and much more, available here.

Also, check out a previous article featuring Underwood on a recent trip to Austria for research available here.


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Pat Cerasaro Pat Cerasaro contributes exclusive scholarly columns including InDepth InterViews, Sound Off, Theatrical Throwback Thursdays, Flash Friday and Flash Special as well as additional special features, world premiere clips and extensive news coverage. His work for the site has appeared in The New York Times, The Hollywood Reporter, US Weekly, The Biography Channel, NBC and more. He also wrote and directed two sold-out 2014 BroadwayWorld charity concert events featuring all-star casts, EVERYTHING'S COMING UP BROADWAYWORLD.COM: A JULE STYNE TRIBUTE and THE LORD & THE MASTER: BROADWAYWORLD.COM SINGS THE MUSIC OF ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER & STEPHEN SONDHEIM.