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Words and Music: Sondheim on Lyrics

The Guardian has a nice feature called “How we made…” quick interviews of creators of cultural milestones.  Here is a bit from the… 375 more words


An herb?

So. A last (for now) comment starting from Stephen Sondheim. I was reading his book Finishing the Hat when I come across a line which includes an herb. 400 more words



March 2018

Picture it. Manhattan. 1970. It’s Robert’s 35th birthday and his crazy married and engaged friends throw him a surprise party.  Though he’s content to be single (or is he?), his friends use the milestone event to shower him with unsolicited relationship advice so he can be as happy as they are.  687 more words

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Us is different than US

I was listening again to a recording of Into the Woods. Music and lyrics by the great American songwriter Stephen Sondheim, book by James Lapine. 694 more words

THEATRE RESPONSE: Passion by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine produced by Zoetic Stage Theatre Response: (copy to follow)


Music and Lyric by Stephen Sondheim:Book by James Lapine; based on the film “Passione d’Amore ” directed by Ettore Scola ; direction by Stuart Meltzer, musical direction by Caryl Fantel ; additional musical staging   by Drew Sandbutte; sets by Michael McKeever;  lighting by Rebecca Montero; costume design Ellis Tillman; sound design, Elayne Bryan; properties, Jodi Dellaventura; techincal directot,Lauren Acker;  production stage manager, Amy Rauchwerger; assistant stage manager, Barry Marks; set construction, B.A.R. 51 more words

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Song of the Week - 21/02/18

This week Michael Gordon Shapiro has chosen Comedy Tonight from A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (1962) by Stephen Sondheim as his #SOTW: 214 more words

Her cat, a bed, and a chair...

The day had finally arrived: my paternal grandmother, Lucie- who I don’t see very often- was giving me my Christmas gift. Two tickets to the Marquis Theatre’s production of the  300 more words

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