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
You could be in serious danger of having your gay card revoked if you are a gay man (of a certain age) who missed this glorious celebration of STEPHEN SONDHEIM’S 90TH BIRTHDAY. Introduced by Raúl Esparza this unique ONLINE Concert is (almost) 2 1/2 hours of sheer bliss with the very best dream Broadway … Continue reading
In 1979 composer Stephen Sondheim’s legendary partnership with director Hal Prince was on a real role. The two had very successfully collaborated on the Broadway productions of Company , Follies ,A Little Night Music, Pacific Overtures and now Sweeney Todd which won them a total of 8 Tony Awards. Empowered by this success Sondheim, … Continue reading
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
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.