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Stephen Sondheim

  1. documentary now
    How Documentary Now Made the Sondheim-Alike Musical Co-opCo-writer John Mulaney and composer Eli Bolin share the stories behind Original Cast Album: Co-Op.
  2. theater review
    Theater Review: Fiasco Theater’s Lo-fi Reconstruction of Merrily We Roll AlongHow does it happen? Where is the moment?
  3. Pay Attention to — and Do Not Misunderstand — Sondheim and Weidman’s AssassinsIt’s not pro-assassin.
  4. Theater Review: A Close-up Sweeney Todd Gets Extra-DemonicIt’s genuinely scary.
  5. theater review
    Theater Review: Jake Gyllenhaal in Sunday in the Park With GeorgeThe result is Sondheim’s most personal statement and thus, with all its odd corners and occasional wanderings, his most moving.
  6. Jake Gyllenhaal Is Bringing Sunday in the Park With George to BroadwayGyllenhaal and Annaleigh Ashford will head to the Hudson Theatre in February.
  7. lost classics
    13 Best Songs Cut From Beloved Broadway MusicalsSometimes a great song simply doesn’t fit the moment, the performer, or the change in direction.
  8. new york film festival 2016
    Stephen Sondheim Reflects on Merrily“I felt that we had let them down.”
  9. theater review
    Theater Review: The Missteps (and Joys) of Do I Hear a Waltz?A flawed but not moribund show gets a flawed but not moribund staging.
  10. presidential medal of freedom
    Obama Awards the Medal of Freedom to SpielbergLet freedom ring around your neck!
  11. Theater Review: The Many Steves of SteveIt’s a city of Stevens. Some come to work, some to play.
  12. Discovering ‘Evening Primrose,’ Sondheim’s Horror/Comedy/Musical HybridIt’s the day before Halloween, so it’s time for an extra spooky trip to the archives! Specifically a musical/comedic/horrifying spooky trip! […]
  13. Theater Review: Into the Newest Into the WoodsHappily ever after?
  14. movie review
    Emily Blunt Gives the Unwieldy Into the Woods Its HeartUntil its hairpin turn into the apocalyptic, the material is ingenious.
  15. nice is different than good
    Sondheim Corrects Record on Into the Woods Changes“Any Moment” will be in the movie, he says.
  16. outrage
    Expect Huge Changes in the Into the Woods Movie“Any Moment” has been cut!
  17. theater
    Theater Review: The Philharmonic’s Razor-Sharp Sweeney ToddEmma Thompson sings! 
  18. tv review
    TV Review: Six by SondheimThe documentary premieres tonight on HBO.
  19. stage dive
    Reviews: Little Miss Sunshine, A Bed and a Chair“The air starts to leak out of Little Miss Sunshine’s story immediately after the opening number. “
  20. stage dive
    Theater Reviews: The Revisionist and Much MorePlus The Madrid, Passion, The Dance and the Railroad, Katie Roche, and Much Ado About Nothing.
  21. stage dive
    Theater Review: Into the Woods Is a Strange, Awkward, Flawed SuccessThis whole operation feels a little buried in its own footprint. Yet the cumulative result is inescapably magical.
  22. theater
    Stephen Sondheim and Bernadette Peters Have to Deal With Facebook Shoe Spam, Too“These are living legends and they’re just getting shoes thrown at them.”
  23. kudos
    Six Reasons to Look Forward to the TonysNeil Patrick Harris! Spider-Men, plural!
  24. Rob Marshall Will Direct Into the Woods MovieAnd Sondheim will write new songs!
  25. The New Porgy and Bess Won’t Be So Different After AllDaddies are still rich, mamas are still good-lookin’, but the added happy-ending scene has been scrapped.
  26. party chat
    What a Stephen Sondheim–Created Treasure Hunt Is LikeAt the Museum of Natural History no less.
  27. stage dive
    Reviving an Old Farewell, in FolliesLive and in person, Sally Durant!
  28. stage dive
    On Sondheim’s Reservations about the New Porgy and BessA fortissimo eruption from the master.
  29. beefs
    Stephen Sondheim Cannot Merrily Roll Along With New Porgy and BessSondheim made a spat where there never was a spat.
  30. stage dive
    Stage Dive: Merrily Rolls Back to Broadway. Maybe?John Doyle’s back in Cincinnati.
  31. stage dive
    The Ultimate Sondheim Spoiler Alert: Seven Secrets From Look, I Made a HatAn early (and also fake) look at the Sondquel.
  32. clickables
    Watch Stephen Sondheim on The Colbert ReportA charming interview.
  33. stage dive
    Breathless Countdown to Stephen Sondheim on The Colbert Report!Personally, I’m hoping for an incredible two-man version of “Another National Anthem” from ‘Assassins.’
  34. comparative lit
    New Books From Jay-Z and Stephen Sondheim: A Vulture IM DebateNitsuh Abebe and Christopher Bonanos of ‘New York’ met up via instant messenger to do a little comparative-lit exercise.
  35. oh em glee
    Glee Writer Finds Inspiration for Sue’s Nastiness in Stephen Sondheim, Ryan MurphyThough hopefully they didn’t inspire her sartorial choices, too.
  36. index
    Stephen Sondheim’s Top 10 Grudges, Critiques and Revelations from His New Book“I had hoped here to be the first [songwriter] to have a character reach an orgasm in the middle of a song.”
  37. drama
    New York Inspires Stephen Sondheim’s First New Song in Six Years“God! / I mean the man’s a / God!”
  38. drama
    Stephen Sondheim ‘Terrifying’“If you have a problem with that, go see a shrink.”
  39. party lines
    Baldwin at Roundabout’s Spring GalaHe thinks he’ll be dead before that happens.
  40. stephen sondheim
    Broadway Theater Renamed For Sondheim As Birthday PresentHenry Miller’s Theater, overhauled last year, will undergo a name change.
  41. countdown
    New Sondheim Musical Finally Opening This Fall, Directed by John DoyleDespite a checkered development history, we’re officially excited!
  42. the industry
    David Fincher Sucked Into a ‘Black Hole’It’s graphic-novel day in Hollywood. Plus: Backward theater news!
  43. the industry
    Russell Crowe Almost As Good As Brad Pitt, Says UniversalPlus: Lloyd Dobler kicks ass!
  44. the industry
    The Three Amigos Can Be Yours for $100 Million