Playbill Picks: Our Wish List for NBC's Next Live Television Musical
19 Dec 2013
Stephen Moyer and Carrie Underwood in The Sound of Music Live!
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NBC is currently planning another musical to broadcast live on television during the 2014 holiday season. While the network hasn't made its wish list public, Playbill.com decided to share our picks for the family-friendly musicals we would like to see on screen and who should star.
NBC Entertainment chairman Robert Greenblatt, along with producers Neil Meron and Craig Zadan, previously stated that they were identifying musicals that were well-known titles with identifiable scores that the whole family could enjoy.
DAMES AT SEA is a tap-happy celebration of the golden era of movie musicals with a heart as big as the ocean! Directed and choreographed by three-time Tony Award® nominee Randy Skinner (42nd Street, Irving Berlin's White Christmas), this gem of a show has been reimagined for the bright lights of Broadway and taken to glamorous and spectacular new heights! Featuring rollicking tap dancing, love at first sight, joyful music and a boatload of laughs, this glittering musical extravaganza has everything you need for an unforgettable night at the theatre. Sweep your glooms away with DAMES AT SEA!