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Forgotten Musicals Friday: THE YEARLING

My choice for today’s “Forgotten Musicals Friday” is a musical that, for no obvious reason, captured my imagination: THE YEARLING. As it has no commercial recording and even though Barbra Streisand was a champion of the score in the early years of her career, one doesn’t really read much about the show in general – so I thought it was time to dedicate a column to it. Continue reading

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Review Roundup: SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM

Broadway’s new Sondheim revue, Sondheim on Sondheim, has opened to a mixed set of reviews. Some performances are praised (Barbara Cook, Vanessa Williams, other slated (Tom Wopat); many critics lament the reduced arrangements of the songs that Roundabout pimped as … Continue reading

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SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM Video Clips

Sondheim on Sondheim opens tonight. To mark that event, let’s take a look at a few clips from the show: My reactions: Opening Montage: The show looks like what it is: a revue. The video screens look impressive, as if … Continue reading

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SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM Photographs

Sondheim on Sondheim is the Roundabout Theatre’s new musical revue that aims to give the audience “an intimate portrait of the famed composer in his own words… and music”, using exclusive interview footage to gain an inside look at Sondheim’s … Continue reading

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New SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM Poster Art

Roundabout has released the newest poster artwork for their upcoming production of Sondheim on Sondheim, a revue that aims to use a high tech approach to get under the skin of Sondheim’s music and lyrics, including exclusive interview footage to … Continue reading

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iSONDHEIM becomes SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM

According to the Roundabout Theatre Blog, the project that was once known as iSondheim will now be produced as Sondheim on Sondheim on Broadway later this season. Conceived and directed by James Lapine, the ‘new original Broadway musical’ will star … Continue reading

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