The Hills Are Alive with the Sound of Heckling

Review of NBC's The Sound of Music Live, Directed by Beth McCarthy-MillerLast Thursday night, millions of Americans tuned their TV sets to NBC to witness a classical Broadway musical being broadcast live for the first time in almost half a century. The Sound of Music Live netted monster ratings—the best NBC has had in years. Twitter exploded. Pretty much every news and entertainment site has weighed in on the merits (and demerits) of the production. It was nothing short of a pop culture p … [Read more...]