No better way to celebrate the musical genius’s latest birthday than listening to himself playing the piano last year accompanying Jason Robert Brown and Katrina Lenk. Ms Lenk sings the haunting ballad “Not While I’m Around‘ from Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd. The video is from Jason Robert Brown’s SubCulture concert which featured Sondheim, from … Continue reading
When Stephen Sondheim and George Furth’s musical COMPANY was originally produced on Broadway in 1970 it was nominated for a record-setting 14 Tony Awards, winning six. Since then this show that deals with contemporary dating, marriage, and divorce has enjoyed constant revivals featuring some incredible star casts. The latest production is directed by Brit … Continue reading
The award-winning National Theatre’s all-star cast production of Stephen Sondheim’ legendary musical FOLLIES is being broadcast live internationally to selected movie theaters . To find out where and when nearest to your city go to http://ntlive.nationaltheatre.org.uk/productions/63102-follies. Meanwhile here is a trailer of this unmissable production.
In May of this year, Cameron Mackintosh invited many of Stephen Sondheim‘s old friends to join him in celebrating his extraordinary talents and legacy at the Sondheim Theatre in London which was recently gloriously rebuilt in Sondheim’s honor. Now, this star-studded Old Friends concert is about to be broadcast this New Year’s Eve at 5:45pm GMT … Continue reading
There is enough Sondheim online these days to keep most fans happy : here’s what we will be watching this coming weekend to take our minds off the Lockdown The Inspiration for Sondheim’s SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE Georges Seurat‘s painting A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte. The plot revolves around … Continue reading