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Do I Hear a Waltz? - 1992 - London Fringe

Based on the play The Time of the Cuckoo by Arthur Laurents

Do I Hear a Waltz?

Leona, an unmarried American secretary 'of a certain age,' goes on a vacation to Venice where, under the spell of that enchanted city, she falls in love. The gentleman is an attractive, middle-aged shopkeeper, whose attentions give flight to her deepest dreams of romance. Too soon, however, he openly informs her that he is a contented family man, and Leona's hopes are dashed. She can, for a short time, harness romance, yet realizes that such a relationship would have nowhere to go. Still, might it be better than never having loved at all? This timeless story, which is the basis of the movie 'Summertime' starring Katharine Hepburn, remains a bittersweet testament to the complexities of the heart.

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Guildhall School of Music & Drama

(London, )
Silk Street, Barbican
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by Stage Tube - Sep 15, 2020
The renaming of the theatre was dedicated to Stephen Sondheim, the greatest and best known artist in American musical theatre on his 80th birthday. 
by Stage Tube - Sep 15, 2019
The renaming of the theatre was dedicated to Stephen Sondheim, the greatest and best known artist in American musical theatre on his 80th birthday. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2019
On Thursday, September 19th, at 12:00pm, one of the world's foremost experts on the American Songbook, Jim Jimirro, returns to the 92ndStreet Y for his celebrated lecture series JIM J'S JUKEBOX in a lecture entitled RODGERS WITHOUT HAMMERSTEIN.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2020
For the 110th Kritzerland show and the sixth online show, Kritzerland is doing Premieres and Encores - songs that have never been performed in any of the ten years of shows and a few encores of songs done in the live shows.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2019
San Francisco Playhouse announced casting for the Bay Area premiere of Groundhog Day the Musical, the hit Broadway comedy adapted from the timeless Bill Murray film. Danny Rubin, co-writer of the 1993 film, wrote the book, with music and lyrics supplied by Tony-winner Tim Minchin (Matilda). Susi Damilano will direct the Playhouse production, with music direction by Dave Dobrusky and choreography by Nicole Helfer.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2019
A Christmas Carol is now in previews on Broadway! The holiday masterpiece, A Christmas Carol, comes to Broadway this holiday season for eight weeks only following critically acclaimed runs at London's Old Vic. Two visionary talents, playwright Jack Thorne (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) and director Matthew Warchus (Matilda), offer a magical new interpretation of Charles Dickens' classic story, starring Campbell Scott ('House of Cards,' Dying Young) as Ebenezer Scrooge. Beginning previews on Thursday, November 7 at the Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street), with the opening night set for Wednesday, November 20, A Christmas Carol will play a strictly limited engagement through Sunday, January 5, 2020 only.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2020
For the 111th Kritzerland show, it's the most wonderful time of the year (at home) and Kritzerland's annual holiday show. 
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2019
The Olivier Award-nominated producers of the 2017 smash-hit La bohème, announce the full cast for the Puccini double-bill, Opera Undone: Tosca & La bohème. The production will run at Trafalgar Studios 2 from 5 February to 7 March 2020. Adam Spreadbury-Maher, Artistic Director of the King's Head Theatre, will also direct the production, with musical direction from David Eaton. Opera Undone: Tosca & La bohème will have national press nights on Monday 10 and Tuesday 11 February 2020 for the two casts.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2019
Tony Award-winner Elizabeth Ashley and Tony Award-nominee Penny Fuller will star in a reading of Wharton/Williams, a work based on the short stories of novelist Edith Wharton and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tennessee Williams. Adapted by award-winning playwright/librettist Charles Leipart, Wharton/Williams will be directed by Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Award-winner Michael Wilson.
by Stephi Wild - May 7, 2020
Nothing can stop BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge from bringing you interviews with your favorite Broadway stars! On May 6, he chatted with all things Sondheim with Melissa Errico and Michael Cerveris.
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2020
On May 9 (7:30pm) PBS Poetry in America will air 'Finishing The Hat' - Stephen Sondheim. Sondheim is widely hailed as the greatest modern American musical theater composer.
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - May 6, 2020
Nothing can stop BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge from bringing you interviews with your favorite Broadway stars! Tune in right here today, May 6 (12pm), as he chats with all things Sondheim with Melissa Errico and Michael Cerveris.
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2020
On May 9 (7:30pm) PBS Poetry in America will air 'Finishing The Hat' - Stephen Sondheim. Sondheim is widely hailed as the greatest modern American musical theater composer. Series creator Elisa New speaks with Broadway stage actors including Melissa Errico, writer Adam Gopnik, and others to explore Sondheim's singular ability to blend lyrics and music-using as their case study this song from his Pulitzer Prize-winning musical Sunday in the Park with George.
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2020
For the 106th Kritzerland show, Kritzerland is once again doing the show on Facebook and YouTube Live. For the June show, there's a great cast, it's more ambitious than the May show, and once again any donations would go to the Group Rep Theater in North Hollywood, non-profit 501 (c) (3).
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2021
Everybody's got the right... to be vaccinated. On last night's reunion of the original company of Assassins, beloved Broadway composer Stephen Sondheim, who turns 91 later this month, revealed that he is fully vaccinated against COVID-19. 
by Student Blogger: Michael Scuotto - Mar 9, 2021
When I was about 7, I saw the West Side Story movie for the first time, and I loved it. I memorized the entire script, snapped my way around the school yard during recess, you know, normal kid stuff. Even then, I remember thinking “hey, this Sondheim guy is pretty cool”.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2020
The Third Avenue Playhouse, located in historic downtown Sturgeon Bay, announces its lineup of six plays for the upcoming 2020 season. The plays include an early career work from playwright David Mamet, a 1964 musical by the legendary composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim, a multi-award winning classic about the unlikely friendship between an elderly lady and her driver, the story of an unconventional advice columnist, and a farcical take on the making of Gone With The Wind.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2020
New York City Center has canceled the remainder of the 2019–2020 season including Encores! Thoroughly Modern Millie.
by Student Blogger: Emily Brooks - Mar 26, 2021
None of Sondheim's innovative works is just like another – so which one in particular you gravitate towards can say a lot. So in good, lighthearted fun, in celebration of a genius’s birthday, I bring you a very unscientific analysis of what your favorite Sondheim musical says about you!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2020
Today's flashback features quarantine MVP Patti LuPone in her stunning turn as Mama Rose in the classic musical. Gypsy, which ran at City Center in 2007.
by Student Blogger: Michael Scuotto - Mar 25, 2021
In celebration of Stephen Sondheim’s 91st birthday, I’m continuing to compile a list of 18 Sondheim songs, one for each show he’s written!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2020
New York City Center is presenting the #EncoresArchives series! They will be posting daily highlights from their musical theater vault from Encores!, Encores! Off-Center, and Gala productions. In their first Instagram post about the new series they shared:
by Stephen Mosher - Mar 22, 2020
For Stephen Sondheim's 90th Birthday Stephen Mosher makes a list of 90 cabaret-themed videos of his songs. It's Epic and it will be a great way to distract yourself during your time at home.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2020
Company is officially in previews on Broadway!  Following the engagement in London's West End, the new production of Sondheim and George Furth's landmark American musical, Company, directed by two-time Tony Award® winner Marianne Elliott comes to Broadway starring Tony and Grammy Award® winner Katrina Lenk as Bobbie and two-time Tony Award and two-time Grammy Award winner Patti LuPone as Joanne.
by Peter Nason - Mar 18, 2021
BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the 91 greatest Sondheim songs. See if your favorites made the cut! What's at #1?
by Student Blogger: Liam Joshua Munn - Mar 15, 2021
Having to sing Golden age for an audition? No idea where to start! Here is My Top 5 Golden Age Tunes for Auditions!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2020
Pear Theatre Presents SIDE BY SIDE BY SONDHEIM June 11 a?" July 12, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2020
Krizterland's a?oeJune is Bustin' In All Overa??, free concert of an eclectic mix of songs that are romantic, funny and touching, produced and hosted by Bruce Kimmel, musical direction by Richard Allen with technical expertise by Hartley Powers.   Via Live Stream on Sunday, June 7th at 5:00 PM (PST), 8:00 PM (EST)
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2019
Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents the 2019 Weekend Intensive for Showcase Producing on Saturday and Sunday, July 20 and 21, 2019 from 10am to 6pm at Clinton Cameo Studios, 307 W. 43rd Street, Studio B (take elevator down to B level). Please reserve using the bright red reservation box at https:truonline.orgevents2019-weekend-intensive or e-mail TRUStaff1@gmail.com with questions.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2020
For the 107th Kritzerland show, Kritzerland stays home once again with another talent-packed song-filled show. Kritzerland Influencers is the show title and to say more than that would spoil the fun. But as with all Kritzerland shows, there'll be classic theater and film songs, some rarities, and a fews songs that might be completely unfamiliar.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2020
For a special live YouTube premiere on June 20 at 6PM, Tony Award-nominee Melissa Errico will join the award-winning show Living the Classical Life as the first distinguished non-classical guest in the series.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2020
Producer Mark Cortale announced today that award-winning theatre superstars Audra McDonald, Lea Salonga, and Melissa Errico will join the line-up of talent slated to participate in The Seth Concert Series, the weekly virtual series based on Seth Rudetsky's international Broadway series that began at The Art House in Provincetown.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2020
For the 107th Kritzerland show, Kritzerland stays home once again with another talent-packed song-filled show Kritzerland Influencers. The free benefit show will feature classic theater and film songs, some rarities, and a few songs that might be completely unfamiliar.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2020
Seth Rudetsky's internationally acclaimed Broadway concert series that first began in Provincetown at The Art House in 2011 is now a weekly virtual series entitled The Seth Concert Series. Melissa Errico's performance as part of The Seth Concert Series, re-airs today at 3 PM ET.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2019
Cameron Mackintosh today announces he is delighted that in honour of Stephen Sondheim's 90th birthday next March, the Queen's Theatre will be renamed the Sondheim Theatre, making him the only living artist to have a theatre named in his honour both in the West End and on Broadway. Following the renovation of wartime bomb damage and a major restoration of the auditorium and the complete backstage, the newly named Sondheim Theatre will continue as the home of world's longest running musical Les Miserables as it enters its 35th year.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2020
For the 108th Kritzerland show, it's a tribute to one of the most beloved songwriting teams in Broadway history, Kander and Ebb. The music and lyrics of John Kander and Fred Ebb have been delighting people since their Broadway debut, Flora, the Red Menace, which began their long association with Liza Minnelli.
by BWW Contests - Jul 1, 2020
We're giving two readers a chance to win a ticket to The Seth Rudetsky Concert Series starring Melissa Errico! The winners will receive a ticket to the virtual concert. Enter now!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2020
Showtunes Theatre Company produced its first musical in concert on January 22, 2000 at Town Hall in Seattle. That first show was Anyone Can Whistle, a Stephen Sondheim/Arthur Laurents cult favorite that showcased 30+ local performers and musicians and enjoyed a sold-out-one-night-only performance. Now, 20 years and one month to the day, Showtunes has produced 40 musicals in concert, multiple cabarets and special events produced in and around Seattle since January of 2000 on the very stage it all began - Town Hall Seattle.
by Jim Munson - Jan 30, 2020
The inimitable Emily Skinner will be headlining 42nd Street Moon's gala fundraiser a?oeCome to the Moona?? on Tuesday, February 4th at the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco. After bursting onto the scene with her Tony-nominated performance in a?oeSide Show,a?? Ms. Skinner has gone on to star in several more Broadway shows, most recently a?oeThe Cher Showa?? in 2018-19, and performed at top regional theater companies and done innumerable concerts throughout the country. Ms. Skinner's trademarks are a spectacular voice that can move seamlessly from a luscious lower register to a thrilling high belt, an irreverent sense of humor and a deep passion for the classic American musical. She is the type of performer who can dazzle you with her vocal prowess one moment, then make you laugh out loud with a perfectly-timed bon mot, then break your heart with a tender ballad. BroadwayWorld spoke recently by phone with Ms. Skinner from her home base in Manhattan. In conversation, Ms. Skinner is delightfully chatty, smart and warm, sort of a mashup of a gimlet-eyed leading lady from a bygone era, a brainiac specializing in Broadway arcania, and your best friend from high school.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2020
Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) and Brisbane Philharmonic Orchestra are pleased to announce a special concert, to celebrate the 90th birthday of the legendary Stephen Sondheim presented on his actual birthday, Sunday 22 March 2020, in QPAC's Concert Hall.
by Stephen Mosher - Feb 24, 2020
The city's preeminent Sondheim tribute show celebrates 91 episodes by proving they are just as good as they ever were.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2020
Today we honor the memory of the great Richard Rodgers, who passed away on this day in 1979.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2020
For the 109th Kritzerland show, roll out the ribbons, throw the confetti, because Kritzerland is celebrating its tenth anniversary.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2019
The 101st Kritzerland show is also the ninth anniversary show!  Yes, it's Kritzerland's ninth anniversary and it's going to be a fun show, filled with classic songs from musical theatre and film, and, as always, some incredibly rare material you won't hear at any other shows.  Kritzerland did its very first show in September 2010 and the shows are still going strong. 
by Nicholas Adler - Aug 15, 2020
Claybourne Elder and the rest of the cast of COMPANY were all set to open the third revival production of the show on Broadway when COVID-19 hit and closed down NYC life as we knew it. Claybourne was set to appear in COMPANY, his fourth Broadway show, as the flight attendant, Andy, who you might know better as April in the original version.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Apr 30, 2020
This Friday, May 1, Netflix will debut their new limited series from Ryan Murphy and Ian Brennan, HOLLYWOOD.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2020
For the 105th Kritzerland show Kritzerland is staying home. Rather than miss the May show, Kritzerland will be doing the show on Facebook and YouTube on Sunday May 3rd at 5:00pm PST/8:00 EST.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2021
Holmdel Theatre Company has announced their next installment of their 2021 Broadway Outside the Barn series with Melissa Errico: Sondheim by the Shore on Saturday, July 17th at 8 PM ET. 
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2021
Bucks County Playhouse audiences will have the opportunity to experience intimate concerts by stars of New York City's Broadway and Cabaret scene when Bucks County Playhouse presents a new Broadway Spotlight Concert Series. The series is curated by Jim Caruso.