Julie Andrews and Carol Burnett to Team for Fourth TV Special

News   Julie Andrews and Carol Burnett to Team for Fourth TV Special
Longtime friends and performing partners Julie Andrews and Carol Burnett will be together again this summer.

Variety reports that the beloved performers are at work on a fourth Julie and Carol television special for CBS. The program will likely air on the eye network this summer. Andrews and Burnett first joined forces in 1962 for "Julie and Carol at Carnegie Hall"; they subsequently teamed for two follow-up specials, "Julie and Carol at Lincoln Center" (1971) and "Julie & Carol: Together Again" (1989). The Lincoln Center concert was nominated for a 1972 Emmy Award for Outstanding Single Program, Variety or Musical. Julie Andrews — who was born in Surrey, England — starred on Broadway in the original productions of The Boyfriend, My Fair Lady and Camelot, the stage version of Victor/Victoria, and in the Off -Broadway Stephen Sondheim revue, Putting It Together. She won an Academy Award for her work in "Mary Poppins" and Oscar nominations for "The Sound of Music" and "Victor/Victoria."

Carol Burnett has been seen on the Broadway stage in Once Upon a Mattress, Fade Out — Fade In, Moon Over Buffalo and Putting It Together. She spent 11 years on "The Carol Burnett Show" and has amassed six Emmy Awards for her work on that program and several other TV appearances. Burnett's feature film credits include "Pete 'N' Tillie," "The Four Seasons," "Annie" and "A Wedding." A production of Hollywood Arms, the play that she co-wrote with her late daughter Carrie Hamilton, played Broadway's Cort Theatre.

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