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Who was the best at Maria 
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Post Who was the best at Maria
The title says it all. Which one of these ladies perfected the role:

Mary Martin
Julie Andrews
Rebecca Luker
Laura Benanti
Summer Strallen

Personally I'm going with Julie Andrews mostly because I grew up with the movie.

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Julie Andrews. I couldn't imagine anyone else playing Maria better.


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Post Re: Who was the best at Maria
Mary Martin. she wasm uch more the outspoken tomboy. after all the show was written for her. the role shaped to her talents. even though she was too old for the part she had a quality for it no one else had.

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Post Re: Who was the best at Maria
I would have to say Julie Andrews.

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Post Re: Who was the best at Maria
Julie Andrews. Although to be honest, I adore her in any role she plays.


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Post Re: Who was the best at Maria
Julie Andrews for sure. She was also great in Mary Poppins, another one of my childhood favorite musicals.


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Post Re: Who was the best at Maria
In the fall our local theatre is doing "Sound of Music" and I would loveee to get Maria ! :) How should I act when they give me lines of hers to recite? Like graceful? Happy? Also a character analysis of Maria I would like!! Thanks!!

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Seeing that I only seen the Julie Andrews version and she was amazing I chose her.

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