Category Archives: Stephen Sondheim

1 to 5 Musical Theatre Month: Sondheim’s Post-Prince Shows

Even though it has been more than 30 years since Merrily We Roll Along flopped on Broadway and put an end to his fruitful collaboration with director-producer Harold Prince, Stephen Sondheim has only written five complete and completely new musicals … Continue reading

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Single-Song Showstopper: “Beethoven Day”

Today’s single-song showstopper is “Beethoven Day” from YOU’RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN. Come and discuss the song with us on Musical Cyberspace! Continue reading

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Single-Song Showstopper: “Who’s That Woman?”

Today’s single-song showstopper – from James Goldman and Stephen Sondheim’s concept musical, Follies – is “Who’s That Woman?” Read the song discussion and post your own comments of the song. Continue reading

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March Monikers: “The Ballad of Booth”

Today’s name song at Musical Cyberspace is “The Ballad of Booth”, from Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman’s ASSASSINS. Come and join the discussion and share your own thoughts about the song with us! Continue reading

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March Monikers: “Everybody Loves Louis”

March 2012 at Musical Cyberspace is all about songs with people’s names in the title. Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine spend a great deal of time in Sunday in the Park with George establishing the characters of Georges (Seurat) and … Continue reading

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March Monikers: “Cinderella at the Grave”

March 2012 at Musical Cyberspace is all about songs with people’s names in the title. Broadway’s original Into the Woods Cinderella, Kim Crosby, makes the role look deceptively easy. Take “Cinderella at the Grave” for instance: she nails the complicated … Continue reading

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March Monikers: “Sunday in the Park with George”

March 2012 at Musical Cyberspace is all about songs with people’s names in the title. The first major number of Sunday in the Park with George, following the brief opening that establishes one of the major thematic motifs of the … Continue reading

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