More Live Musical Theater on TV

The television success of Sound of Music has encouraged TV producers to invest in some more live broadcasts of popular theater titles. NBC will follow up the Carrie Underwood hit with a remake of Peter Pan and the FOX network is jumping on the bandwagon with Grease Live!

What other shows are worthy of being made while this trend still has legs?  West Side Story would be ambitious and interesting.  How about Damn Yankees or Jesus Christ Superstar?

Despite its high ratings, Sound of Music also received some critical drubbing and social media snarking. Will the new musicals draw similar audiences while raising the creative bar?

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