Tag Archives: Assassins

TITANIC vs RAGTIME…

Maury Yeston and Peter Stone’s TITANIC features one of the best musical theatre scores of the 1990s – but so does Terrence McNally, Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty’s RAGTIME. Continue reading

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The Saturday List: Favourite Songs from 1990s Musicals

The 1990s. The next decade to be the subject of a Saturday List. Continue reading

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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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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: “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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March Monikers: “How I Saved Roosevelt”

March 2012 at Musical Cyberspace is all about songs with people’s names in the title. Stephen Sondheim’s brilliant musical, Assassins is a natural place to look for name songs because it deals with figures from history. In this case, the … Continue reading

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SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM Song List

With opening night here, the time has come when the set list of songs for Sondheim on Sondheim is finally frozen and any and all rumours about what will be replaced or reallocated can be put to rest. Here is … Continue reading

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