Stephen Sondheim News

Black Sapphire Productions to Present Liz Robertson in SONGS FROM MY TRUNK, April 20
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

Black Sapphire Productions presents Liz Robertson's Songs From My Trunk, directed by Sarah Ingram and musically directed by Chris Walker. (more...)

Elaine Stritch Almost Played a Nun in John Turturro's Movie FADING GIGOLO
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

In an interview with Vanity Fair, director John Turturro talked about a shocking and hilarious idea he had for Broadway and film star Elaine Stritch in his movie FADING GIGOLO. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from the Paris Production of INTO THE WOODS at Theatre du Chatelet!
by Stage Tube - Apr 15, 2014

In a show structured around the famous essay by psychoanalyst Bruno Bettelheim, Stephen Sondheim gives us his interpretation of various fairy tales: Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Magic Beanstalk... audiences at Le Chatelet, however, aren't in for the standard trip down the nostalgic lanes of childhood. The company includes Kimy McLaren as Cinderella, Leslie Clack as The Narrator, Nicholas Garrett as The Baker, Christine Ox as The Baker's Wife, Beverley Klein as The Witch, Pascal Charbonneau as Jack, Damian Thantrey as Cinderella's Prince, David Curry as Rapunzel's Prince and more. Check out highlights from the French production below! (more...)

BWW Reviews: ASSASSINS is a Captivating Look at the Dark Side of America
by Jeff Davis - Apr 15, 2014


Theatre Du Chatelet's INTO THE WOODS Now Streaming
by Pat Cerasaro - Apr 15, 2014

The elaborate new production of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's celebrated fairy tale-themed musical INTO THE WOODS playing at renown Paris playhouse and opera venue Theatre du Chatelet is now available to hear in full. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: In Rehearsal with the Cast of EPAC's SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE
by Stage Tube - Apr 15, 2014

Reinvention has always been a necessity for those with endless creative passion. When artist George Seurat painted A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte, he employed a new and somewhat controversial method of applying small dots of pigment to the canvas. When observed from a distance, these pixels would create a shimmering combination of color and light in a way never seen before. (more...)

Photo Flash: Queen Elizabeth II Makes Angela Lansbury a Dame
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 15, 2014

Earlier today, stage and screen legend Angela Lansbury was just honored by the Queen, as she officially became a dame earlier today at Windsor Castle.Lansbury said: 'It is a very proud day for me to be recognized by the country of my birth, and to meet the Queen under these circumstances is a rare and lovely occasion.' Check out photos from the special event below! (more...)

Ringwald to Present INTO THE WOODS, 5/2-6/2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

Nearing the end of a season devoted to words and stories, it only makes sense to close with Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's seminal musical INTO THE WOODS. The ultimate storybook musical gets mightily reimagined by Ferndale's feisty theatre, The Ringwald, in association with Two Muses Theatre and Kickham Hanley PLLC. (more...)

Kathy Lee Gifford Joins NextStop Theatre's INTO THE WOODS as the Giant's Wife, 5/1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

NextStop Theatre Company's new production of Stephen Sondheim's Into the Woods, running May 1-June 1, 2014, makes a major announcement for the season-closing production. Directed by NextStop's Artistic Director Evan Hoffmann, the production team is announcing the addition of TODAY Show Co-Host, Kathie Lee Gifford, as the voice of the Giant's Wife. The addition of Ms. Gifford is a significant achievement for the emerging company as they close out their inaugural main stage season. (more...)

Broadway Ticket Buying Guide: April 14-20
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 14, 2014

Welcome to BroadwayWorld's: The Broadway Ticket Buying Guide. Below, you will find weekly updates on full priced tickets, discounts, availability for the hottest productions, and locations for shows playing the Great White Way! Catch up on all the latest stats so that you can see your favorite productions at the best price! (And make it there on time). (more...)

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 4/14
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 14, 2014

Welcome to this week's edition of our new WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS, part of our new Industry Insights section that will feature insider industry information, commentary and insights! Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, 4/13/2014. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Theatre Harrisburg's SWEENEY TODD
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

Theatre Harrisburg continues its 2013-2014 season with Stephen Sondheim's musical masterpiece SWEENEY TODD. Opening Friday, April 25 at Whitaker Center, other performances are scheduled for April 26 & 27 and May 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, 10 & 11. Show times are Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Fridays at 8:00 p.m., Saturday, April 26 at 4:00 p.m., Saturday May 3 & 10 at 8:00 p.m. and Sundays at 2:00 p.m. This production is sponsored by Capital BlueCross, Property Management Inc. and Metro Bank. Check out a first look at the cast below! (more...)

Meet the Composers of MURDEROUS MUSICAL MONDAYS- Spotlight on Pace New Musicals Writers' Room
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

The cast and creative team of the hit Off-Broadway musical Murder for Two are teaming up with some of New York's brightest up and coming composers and BroadwayWorld.com on select Monday nights for their spring concert series, Murderous Musical Mondays. Featured on Monday, April 21, 2014 will be the Pace New Musicals Writers' Room (curated by Ryan Scott Oliver), immediately following the 7pm performance of Murder for Two at New World Stages (Stage 5 - 340 West 50th Street). Meet the new composers below! (more...)

Ann Hampton Callaway & Liz Callaway to Bring SIBLING REVELRY to Sydney & Melbourne this June
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

Cabaret and Broadway legends, Ann Hampton Callaway and Liz Callaway are set to bring their acclaimed cabaret show, Sibling Revelry to Sydney and Melbourne this June. The dynamic sisters first performed Sibling Revelry at New York's Rainbow and Stars in 1995 and have been performing it ever since. 2014 sees Sibling Revelry spread to Sydney on June 23 at The Basement and to Melbourne Recital Centre on June 25 after their appearance at The Adelaide Cabaret Festival. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 4/12-4/13/2014
by - Apr 13, 2014

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, April 13, 2014 - Sunday, April 13, 2014. (more...)

Singer and Actress Corinna Sowers-Adler to Debut at 54 Below, 5/6
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2014

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Corinna Sowers-Adler in "By Request - New York Moments" on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 9:30pm. In her 54 BELOW debut, Corinna continues the "By Request" series with a very special show including songs and the memories and special moments behind why that song has been inspirational or life changing, all containing the theme of New York City. (more...)

New York Conservatory Pays Tribute to Broadway Journeyman, Herbert Greene, 4/28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2014

Monday night, April 28, New York Conservatory presents a rare treat. We're used to concerts and benefits on the household names of musical theatre - especially the Golden Age - but here's one dedicated to one of the Great White Way's unsung heroes - Herbert Greene. A shrewd producer, natural conductor and orchestrator, and gifted composer, Greene was behind some of Broadway's classic productions. He worked side-by-side with Meredith Willson on the legendary The Music Man and with Frank Loesser onMost Happy Fella; built the enthralling orchestrations behind Sondheim's Anyone Can Whistle, a musical ahead of its time, even influencing the addition of a song which was a veiled 'Love Note" to Lee Remick; and even trained Broadway luminaries likeamong them were Rex Harrison, Rosalind Russell, Angela Lansbury, Barbara Cook, Robert Preston, Don Ameche, and Judy Holliday. (more...)

Sondheim's FOLLIES Opens at The Barn Players This Friday, 4/18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2014

Stephen Sondheim's landmark stage musical 'FOLLIES' premieres this Friday evening April 18th and plays through Sunday matinee May 4th at The Barn Players, 6219 Martway in Mission. The musical has won eight Tony Awards and tells the story of the reunion of performers from 'Weismann's Follies' being held in a crumbling Broadway theatre about to be torn down; featuring the all-time music and songs that have won our hearts. (more...)

WEST SIDE STORY is Coming to Concord for One Night Only, 5/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2014

The tour of the smash hit Broadway revival of WEST SIDE STORY is coming to Concord, NH. WEST SIDE STORY appears for one night only at the Capitol Center for the Arts on Tuesday, May 27, at 7:30pm. Tony Award-winning librettist Arthur Laurents' Broadway direction is recreated for the tour by David Saint, the Associate Director on Broadway. The original Jerome Robbins choreography is reproduced by Tony Award-nominee Joey McKneely (The Boy from Oz, The Life). (more...)

Jonathan Tunick Recipient of Signature Theatre's Sondheim Award
by Charles Shubow - Apr 13, 2014

Famed orchestrator honored at fund-raiser at the Embassy of Italy. (more...)

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