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Day 5

This book.
This happy things might not reach the biggest audience, but it does make me smile a hell of a lot.
Little secrets from Stephen Sondheim’s mind as he wrote musicals that have affected my life so much.


'Sweeney Todd': Murder, mayhem and theater magic

BOSTON – In 1980, I was sitting on the porch of the Red Lion Inn in Stockbridge after a performance of “Anyone Can Whistle” at the Berkshire Theatre Festival when an actor named George Hearn told me about a play he had been cast in that was coming to the then-Wang Center in Boston as part of its First National Tour. 802 more words


August 30th 2013

Today is August 30th 2014. I woke up and googled “today in history” hoping some great life-changing event had taken place. Oh how I prayed this day had been significant to the world but no such luck. 893 more words

Write What You Believe

Anyone who has ever picked up a pen or a laptop and tried to write something has heard that hoary old piece of advice: Write what you know… 687 more words


Into the Woods at the Opera

The Victorian Opera continues their Sondheim travels with this year with Into the Woods. I can’t write a review about this performance because I am absolutely biased about the work of this orchestra, the cast and the conductor (Ben Northey). 113 more words

Ellan Hyde