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Evening Primrose - 2005 - West End Tickets, News, Info & More

Based on the 1967 television play by Stephen Sondheim and James Goldman

Charles is a poet who escapes the world by living in a department store where he falls in love with Ella, one of the window mannequins.

Closing: July 24, 2005

Lilian Baylis Theatre

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 8, 2022
This fall, in collaboration with the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, the Dramatists Guild will present two special programs that celebrate the legacy of acclaimed songwriter (and past Guild Council president) Stephen Sondheim, including his advocacy work on behalf of his fellow writers.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 29, 2022
Amanda Green (Mr. Saturday Night), and composers Jason Robert Brown (The Last Five Years) and Tom Kitt (Almost Famous) will appear in conversation about Stephen Sondheim at the New York Public Library on October 17.
by Team BWW - Sep 17, 2021
Broadway lovers had reason to rejoice this week when the industry's most beloved composer, Stephen Sondheim, announced that he has a new musical in the works. What do we know so far about Stephen Sondheim's new project? Let's review!
by Stage Tube - Sep 16, 2021
Stephen Sondheim appeared as a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert last night! Sondheim and Colbert have history, as Colbert starred in the 2011 production of Sondheim's musical, Company.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 14, 2022
Open up the curtain, Sondheim tonight! Vanessa Paradis & Dream Productions present Side By Side By Sondheim at The Triad Theater October 6 and 7 at 7:00 pm, and October 9 at 3:00 pm.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 11, 2021
Stephen Sondheim is coming to The Late Show! The Broadway legend will sit down with Stephen Colbert on Wednesday, September 15.
by Jeffrey Ellis - Oct 9, 2022
Since his death in 2021, Stephen Sondheim and his canon of work have justifiably been on the hearts and minds of theater people from around the world, with revivals, retrospectives and remembrances filling the calendars of an amazing range of companies paying homage to the master of contemporary musical theater. Just in time for a new season of productions highlighting the Nashville theater calendar, Belmont University Musical Theatre has chosen the aptly named musical revue Sondheim on Sondheim to launch a two-show semester that honors the genius of the master while showcasing the talents of its roster of musical theater majors who continue to add luster to the program’s reputation.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 29, 2021
Next month, FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club & Private Event Destination, will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 27, 2022
Working Girl Records has announced the release of “To Steve With Love: Liz Callaway Celebrates Sondheim”, which will be available digitally on all platforms on November 11, 2022, as well as a physical CD available for pre-order on her website.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 15, 2021
The acclaimed Opus Two violin-piano duo returns to Feinstein's/54 Below on Tuesday, November 23 at 7pm for an unforgettable tribute to Stephen Sondheim featuring the New York premiere of A Little Night Music: Suite for Violin and Piano and celebration of the release of their world premiere recording of the same name on Bridge Records (4010).
by Peter Nason - Nov 27, 2021
The most important figure in musical theatre history is gone; let's celebrate his life by listening to his incredible works. Reviewer Peter Nason gets you started by listing his choices for the 91 greatest Sondheim songs.
by Robert Diamond - Nov 26, 2021
Broadway icon Stephen Sondheim has passed away age 91.  The legendary composer is widely acknowledged as the most innovative, most influential, and most important composer and lyricist in modern Broadway history.
by Stephen Mosher - Nov 25, 2022
The singing sisters Callaway are, as usual, the greatest act in town, sister or otherwise.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 19, 2021
Next week, FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club & Private Event Destination, will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 15, 2022
Pasadena Playhouse Producing Artistic Director Danny Feldman announced the latest news for the theater’s upcoming six-month-long celebration of the works and impact of Stephen Sondheim January 26 through June 11, 2023. 
by A.A. Cristi - May 19, 2022
San Francisco Playhouse announced casting for Follies by James Goldman and Stephen Sondheim. The musical will run on the San Francisco Playhouse Mainstage from June 30 through September 10, 2022. Bill English will direct, with music direction by Dave Dobrusky and choreography by Nicole Helfer. This marks the first fully staged professional production of Follies in San Francisco.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2022
Pasadena Playhouse has announced the 2022/2023 Season featuring a six-month-long celebration of the works and impact of Stephen Sondheim.  The State Theater of California’s Sondheim Celebration will begin in January 2023 and extend into June.  Find out what shows are included and the full schedule.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 18, 2022
San Francisco Playhouse announced casting for Follies by James Goldman and Stephen Sondheim. The musical will run on the San Francisco Playhouse Mainstage from June 30 through September 10, 2022.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 7, 2022
YELLOW SOUND LABEL has announced the release of Sondheim Unplugged: The NYC Sessions – Volume Two, the next installment of the monumental three-volume set dedicated to the oeuvre of iconic musical theater composer Stephen Sondheim.
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 3, 2022
This May 3, stars of the West End will gather to salute the legacy of the legendary Stephen Sondheim at a gala performance titled, Old Friends.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 24, 2022
A special tribute to Stephen Sondheim will take place during this year's Grammy Awards, Variety reports. Sung by Cynthia Erivo, Leslie Odom Jr., Ben Platt and Rachel Zegler, the performance will be part of the show's traditional In Memoriam segment, which honors those we have lost in the past year.
by Stephen Mosher - Mar 24, 2022
Liz Callaway was there for the last forty years, and, now, she is sharing the music and the memories in TO STEVE WITH LOVE, her musical cabaret honoring Mr. Sondheim.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 22, 2022
YELLOW SOUND LABEL has announced the release of Sondheim Unplugged: The NYC Sessions – Volume Two, the next installment of the monumental three-volume set dedicated to the oeuvre of iconic musical theater composer Stephen Sondheim.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 22, 2022
Today, BroadwayWorld is remembering Stephen Sondheim, and celebrating Andrew Lloyd Webber, both of whom share March 22nd as their birthday!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 2, 2022
FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club, will present Katie Harman in Bring My Crown!: Miss America Sings Broadway on April 20, 2022 at 7pm. A nostalgic nod to crown jewels of the Broadway cannon interwoven with rarely-shared insight about her fascinating year as Miss America and life beyond the crown.  
by Stephi Wild - Mar 2, 2022
Last night's episode of Jeopardy featured a category called 'Remembering Stephen Sondheim', featuring clues about some of the legendary composer's most notable work.
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 17, 2022
This May 3, stars of the West End will gather to salute the legacy of the legendary Stephen Sondheim at a gala performance titled, Old Friends.
by Stephen Mosher - Mar 12, 2022
Arranger and conductor Pablo Rossil turns his attention to the jazzing up of Mr. Sondheim's canon
by Ilana Lucas - Jun 25, 2022
Taking on Sondheim is a daunting task. It’s an even more daunting task to mold his works to fit and frame one’s own life story. Cynthia Dale encourages us to TAKE THE MOMENT at her show at the Winter Garden. Dale’s winning voice and a thoughtful script distinguish this deeply personal show from simply a series of musical theatre covers.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 16, 2022
Porchlight Music Theatre’s annual fundraising concert Chicago Sings celebrated the American theatre titan Stephen Sondheim at Chicago Sings Stephen Sondheim, held Monday, May 23 at the Museum of Contemporary Art. Check out photos from the event here!
by Michael Major - Jun 14, 2022
Tony-winner Neil Patrick Harris is joining Doctor Who as the series' latest villain. While most details on his character have yet to be released, the character was teased by showrunner Russell T. Davies as the 'greatest enemy the Doctor has ever faced”. Check out a first look at Harris in costume in a newly-shared Instagram post now!
by Stephen Mosher - Jul 7, 2022
Phil Geoffrey Bond's long-running Sondheim series sparkles and shines with glittering cast on Gay Pride Sunday.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 6, 2023
In a landmark partnership, Pasadena Playhouse has been collaborating with all of the high schools of Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) over the past 6 months to realize the students’ vision of Into the Woods.
by Michael Major - Jan 24, 2023
Neil Patrick Harris is returning as his How I Met Your Mother character 'Barney Stinson' in season two of How I Met Your Father. Harris will seemingly play a pivotal role in the spinoff's second season. Series creators Isaac Aptaker and Elizabeth Berger revealed that Harris will be around for more episodes.
by Valerie-Jean Miller - Jan 20, 2023
Read BroadwayWorld's review of Donna McKechnie in Take Me To The World: The Songs of Stephen Sondheim at Catalina Jazz Club.
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 20, 2022
City Theatre Austin presents a special one-weekend performance event honoring Stephen Sondheim - the giant, the genius, who revolutionized musical theatre as its most influential writer and composer.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 20, 2022
Ellen’s Stardust Diner will honor the late Broadway legend, composer Stephen Sondheim, with Monday in the Diner with Sondheim on January 24th, from 7-11pm.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 19, 2023
The Dessoff Choirs, led by Music Director Malcolm J. Merriweather, will celebrate the legacy of Stephen Sondheim with a concert by the 20-voice Dessoff Chamber Choir on Friday, February 10, 2023, at 7:30pm at Roulette.
by Blair Ingenthron - Jan 15, 2023
It Takes Two Productions will present 'Marry Me a Little' - The Australian premiere of Sondheim's Off-Broadway review. This two-person show is a collection of often unheard Sondheim songs. Traditionally performed by a male and female cast, the company has brought new life to this 1980's review through the modern lens of a queer male cast.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 12, 2023
Pasadena Playhouse has announced the cast for Sunday in the Park with George, the first production of the theater’s six-month-long celebration of Stephen Sondheim. See performances dates and how to purchase tickets!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 2, 2022
The Library of Congress has released hours of previously unseen interviews with late composer-lyricist Stephen Sondheim. Sondheim discusses Into the Woods, Assassins,  Sunday in the Park With George, Sweeney Todd and more. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 6, 2022
The Broadway production of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s Tony Award-winning triumph, “Into the Woods,” will play a series of exclusive engagements across the U.S. in 2023, including Center Theatre Group / Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles.
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 14, 2021
Porchlight Music Theatre has announced Chicago Sings Stephen Sondheim, its annual fundraising concert,  Monday, May 23, 2022 at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E. Chicago Ave. 
by BWW Prompts - Apr 26, 2022
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by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 2, 2022
This month, FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents  some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more  information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 18, 2022
This week, FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club & Private Event Destination, will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 14, 2022
Porchlight Music Theatre has announced the current roster of music theatre and cabaret talent performing in this year’s annual Chicago Sings fundraising concert, Chicago Sings Stephen Sondheim, Monday, May 23, at the Museum of Contemporary Art.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 13, 2022
New York City Center today announced that Emmy and Tony Award‐ winning actor Neil Patrick Harris will join the cast of Encores! Into the Woods as the Baker.

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What productions of Evening Primrose have there been?
Evening Primrose has had 1 productions including West End which opened in 2005.