Tag Archives: Stephen Sondheim

Friday Open Thread: American Musical Theater – Stephen Sondheim Week

I hope that you have enjoyed this week with Stephen Sondheim.

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Thursday Open Thread: American Musical Theater- Stephen Sondheim Week

More from Mr. Sondheim. Collaborations with Hal Prince (1970–1981)[edit] Stephen Sondheim and Hal Prince After the completion of Do I Hear a Waltz, Sondheim devoted himself to both composing and writing lyrics for a series of varied and adventurous musicals. … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread: American Musical Theater – Stephen Sondheim

As both composer and lyricist The first musical for which Sondheim wrote both the music and lyrics was A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. It opened in 1962 and ran 964 performances. The book, based on … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread: American Musical Theater – Stephen Sondheim

More from Mr. Sondheim. Early Broadway success Burt Shevelove invited Sondheim to a party, but Sondheim accidentally got there before Shevelove, and unfortunately Sondheim knew no one else at the party. He saw a familiar face, Arthur Laurents, who had … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread: American Musical Theater – Stephen Sondheim

This week, we will enjoy the talent that is Stephen Sondheim. Stephen Joshua Sondheim (/ˈsɒnd.haɪm/; born March 22, 1930) is an American composer and lyricist known for his immense contributions to musical theatre for over 50 years. He is the … Continue reading

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