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: “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: “Addison’s Trip”

March 2012 at Musical Cyberspace is all about songs with people’s names in the title. First it was Wise Guys, then Gold!, and then Bounce: many things changed before the show reached a final form in Road Show and, because … Continue reading

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March Monikers: “The Ballad of Czolgosz”

March 2012 at Musical Cyberspace is all about songs with people’s names in the title. In “The Ballad of Czolgosz”, Stephen Sondheim makes ample use of the irony that is threaded throughout Assassins to tell the tale of how Leon … Continue reading

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