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Lady Gaga Should Star In "The Sound Of Music" As Every Character

World, meet your new governess, Fraulein Gaga.

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Hopefully by now you've caught Lady Gaga's wonderful tribute to The Sound of Music at the Oscars.

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Clearly this was just a short taste of what could, and should be. What the world needs now is for Lady Gaga to star in The Sound of Music, whether it be on the screen or stage. And because she's Gaga, she is more than capable of playing every character.


Here are some concept sketches of what a Lady Gaga-fronted production of The Sound of Music might look like. THIS IS ENTIRELY POSSIBLE, PEOPLE. LET'S MAKE IT HAPPEN.

Lady Gaga as Captain von Trapp

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Before the arrival of Maria (Lady Gaga), the Captain talk-sings a brand new song about how much he loves his orderly, misguided life in which he barely spends time with his children. It's actually extremely similar to "The Life I Lead" from Mary Poppins, another huge hit about a neglectful father who gets set straight by Julie Andrews. Go figure.

Lady Gaga as All The Children

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Wait till you see Lady Gaga perform "The Lonely Goatherd," complete with marionettes, while also continuing to puppeteer the heads of Liesl and Friedrich. No one else in show business today has accomplished anything close.


Lady Gaga as The Mother Abbess

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We've already heard Lady Gaga sing part of "Climb Ev'ry Mountain," but in costume, it's so much more thrilling. Even more so when she's singing it to herself.

Lady Gaga as The Gazebo

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Ah, the enchanting gazebo. Lady Gaga as Liesl and Lady Gaga as Rolf perform a charming coming-of-age dance around Lady Gaga as The Gazebo ("Sixteen Going On Seventeen"), while later, Lady Gaga as Captain von Trapp and Lady Gaga as Maria reveal their feelings for each other alongside Lady Gaga as The Gazebo in "Something Good."

Lady Gaga as Maria's Guitar

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The strings on this guitar costume acutally work, so it's a real treat to watch Lady Gaga as Maria strum Lady Gaga as Maria's Guitar's torso in "Do-Re-Mi."

Lady Gaga as Edelweiss

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Edelweiss was used in The Sound of Music not as a prop or even real imagery, but as a figurative symbol of the Captain's beloved Austria. But in this revamped production, anything is possible, so Lady Gaga IS the edelweiss. Imagine her doing a beautiful, entrancing dance as Lady Gaga as Captain von Trapp strums Lady Gaga as Maria's Guitar, singing the moving ballad to the aformentioned national flower, "Edelweiss."

Lady Gaga as The Alps

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The Alps: the wondrous backdrop upon which the entire setting of The Sound of Music takes place. And Lady Gaga is there during the entire production, waiting; maybe even providing some backup vocals for the rest of the cast, who are, of course, herself.

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