Stephen Sondheim

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Passion review – thrilling singing in a rousing Sondheim reboot
Ruthie Henshall and Kelly Price shine in a sophisticated and intimate staging of Stephen Sondheim’s 1994 musical

Mark Fisher

11, May, 2022 @10:27 AM

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Stephen Sondheim’s Old Friends review – a glorious all-star memorial service
Judi Dench, Rob Brydon, Imelda Staunton and Bernadette Peters joined the cast for this superb tribute to a genius

Mark Lawson

04, May, 2022 @1:23 PM

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Anyone Can Whistle review – Sondheim flop gets a blazing revival
This 1964 curiosity – whose original production closed on Broadway after nine performances – finds brilliant new contexts for its absurdist story

Mark Lawson

06, Apr, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Maria Friedman and Friends: Legacy review – who’s up for a cabaret lock-in?
Looking back at the work of Sondheim, Hamlisch and Legrand, with glorious songs and personal stories, this is a mixed bag of a show

Arifa Akbar

09, Mar, 2022 @5:08 PM

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Steve review – an ode to the lives and loves of Broadway fanatics
The staging and writing zing nicely as an ensemble cast convincingly struggle to hold on to their youth by sleeping around, sexting and experimenting with throupledom

Ryan Gilbey

16, Feb, 2022 @10:05 AM

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‘How lucky was I?’: The Good Fight’s Christine Baranski on Sondheim, stardom and snobbery
As she prepares to star in the new ‘American Downton’, the 69-year-old actor talks about her blue-collar roots, her friendship with Stephen Sondheim — and the pleasures of late-career fame

Hadley Freeman

17, Jan, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Licorice Pizza, The Matrix and Macbeth: new films to watch in Australia over the holidays
Oscar potentials, indie gems and blockbuster revivals: here’s our guide to what to watch on Boxing Day 2021 and beyond

Michael Sun

16, Dec, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Those we lost in 2021: Stephen Sondheim remembered by Imelda Staunton
The actor on the American composer and lyricist who changed musicals, and whose warmth and generous spirit were equally present in the theatre and at home

13, Dec, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Steven Spielberg on making West Side Story with Stephen Sondheim: ‘I called him SS1!’
The legendary director used to get scolded by his parents for singing its songs at the dinner table. As his version hits the big screen, he talks about his own dancefloor prowess – and the ‘obscure movie club’ he formed with Sondheim

Ryan Gilbey

08, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Stephen Sondheim’s other job: crossword setter
The lyricist and composer had a deep, enduring love of British cryptic crosswords. Let’s take a moment to enjoy that

Alan Connor

06, Dec, 2021 @4:13 PM

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Stephen Sondheim’s shows are not lacking in humanity | Letters
Letters: Michael Ratcliffe responds to an obituary of the lyricist and composer

Letters

03, Dec, 2021 @6:27 PM

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Digested Week: Words mattered for Stephen Sondheim, as I found to my cost | Emma Brockes
The death of the musicals legend triggered anguish and a memory of a destabilising telling-off

Emma Brockes

03, Dec, 2021 @2:11 PM

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