The opportunity to land the coveted role of Maria von Trapp in the world’s most beloved musical, The Sound of Music, will unfold on CBC Television when 48 talented young hopefuls sing, dance and try to win the hearts and votes of Canadians on HOW DO YOU SOLVE A PROBLEM LIKE MARIA?
Premiering Sunday, June 15, at 8 p.m., the series goes behind the scenes with one of the most vocally gifted group of Canadian women ever assembled. The 48 would-be Marias are all in the running, but only one can win the chance to play the pivotal role in the new theatrical production of The Sound of Music at The Princess of Wales Theatre in Toronto, produced by Andrew Lloyd Webber, David Ian and David Mirvish. The girls take to the stage to have their fate decided and find out if they have what it takes to be the next Maria or whether it will be â€œso long, farewell!â€ The seven-week series airs Sundays at 8 p.m., for one hour, and Mondays at 8 p.m., for a half hour.
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From a media release:
SOME OF YOUR â€œFAVOURITE THINGSâ€ ON CBC THIS SUMMER
OLYMPICS, MARIA, OTHELLO, THE HOUR â€˜EXCLUSIVES’ AND COMPELLING DOCUMENTARIES
The search to cast Maria von Trapp in How Do You Solve Problem Like Maria?, the television adaptation of Othello, Beijing 2008: The Olympic Games and Test the Nation: Sports are some of the new programs on CBC Television’s exciting summer schedule. Add great movies and documentaries to make this a sizzling season.
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EXPERT PANEL ANNOUNCED FOR HOW DO YOU SOLVE A PROBLEM LIKE MARIA? COMEDIC SENSATION GAVIN CRAWFORD TO HOST CBC’S TELEVISED SEARCH FOR THE NEXT MARIA VON TRAPP
CBC announced today that Simon Lee, Elaine Overholt and John Barrowman will help narrow the field of talented performers from all over Canada in the televised search for the next Maria von Trapp. The actress the country picks will star in the North American premiere of The Sound of Music at Toronto’s Princess of Wales Theatre in October 2008.
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