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Into the Woods of Motherhood

My favorite musical is “Into the Woods” by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine. I had the fortune of playing Little Red in high school and also wrote my college paper about how Sondheim had taken bits of music history (Wagner’s leitmotifs being my favorite) and wove it throughout the score. 831 more words

Family

'Madame Secretary' features Sondheim's opener from 'Company'


Smart TV shows don’t interrupt with commercials during the first 5+ minutes. Hook-and-keep viewers pattern. On Sunday, the first few minutes of the 7-minute opening of “Madame Secretary” was  underscored with the… 224 more words

Broadway

Songs You Probably Didn't Realize Are About Dark Things

Mind=blown.

The clock at Grand Central Terminal waits for nobody.

“Blown Away,” Carrie Underwood. What it’s about: In this song from Underwood’s album of the same name, the story centers around a girl with a dead mother and an abusive, alcoholic father. 439 more words

Wandering Through Wishes

Sondheim has me weeping. I can’t stop. His melodies are tender, urgent, gracious, and hopeful. 821 more words

Day To Day

Imelda Staunton is back on stage

Not once, but twice this year will theatregoers have the chance to witness one of the finest actors ever to tread the boards.

Imelda Staunton… 283 more words

Review: "Into the Woods" at the Golden Gate Theatre (tour)

Fiasco’s production of Into the Woods has no business performing in the Golden Gate Theatre’s 2,297-seat auditorium. This production, which is presented in the Paul Sills’ Story Theatre… 625 more words

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