Playbill Poll: Our Readers' Wishlist for Live Musicals on TV
15 Dec 2013
Photo by Joan Marcus
Following last week's live television production of The Sound of Music, starring Audra McDonald, Carrie Underwood, Laura Benanti and Christian Borle, we wondered: What other musicals could be successfully adapted to a live television event?
Playbill.com polled our readers via Facebook and Twitter to see which musical they would love to see produced as a live television event.
Their responses follow:
Stephen Badeau: WICKED Anne Cahalane: Wicked!!! Preven Prev Reddy: WICKED Lexie Krejci: Wicked with Idina Menzel Stacey Hofberg: Wicked, of coure! Anton Vanterpool: Wicked, before the movie version is released. Denise Dugay Casey: Wicked with the original cast. Sarah Harris: Wicked Mark Pettit: Mary Poppins or Wicked Tanya Essary: Phantom, Les Mis, Drowsy, Memphis, Wicked...
Wicked, the hit musical that recently celebrated its tenth anniversary on Broadway, opened at the Gershwin Theatre in 2003 and took home numerous Tony Awards, including Best Actress, Best Scenic Design and Best Costumes. Click here to read about the show’s tenth anniversary on Broadway.
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