Stephen Sondheim

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Merrily We Roll Along review – Sondheim flop finds new lease of life
The infamous 1981 disaster has returned off-Broadway with help from Jonathan Groff and Daniel Radcliffe

Alexis Soloski

13, Dec, 2022 @3:30 AM

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‘This isn’t fair!’: how Stephen Sondheim flew into a rage over a bad review
The famed playwright was incensed by an article that called his musical Passion ‘a little self-conscious’, according to a new book

Dalya Alberge

15, Oct, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Dame Angela Lansbury obituary
Versatile actor with a long career on stage and screen, best known as the TV sleuth Jessica Fletcher in Murder, She Wrote

Michael Coveney

11, Oct, 2022 @10:27 PM

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Audra McDonald: ‘I go all the way deep down into my truth and sing it’
The Broadway legend, who has won more Tony awards than any other performer, on what ‘the American songbook’ means to her

Alexis Soloski

06, Sep, 2022 @6:00 PM

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The week in theatre: The Narcissist; Into the Woods – review
Christopher Shinn’s new play of post-Trump politics finds complex characters lost in ego and addiction, while Terry Gilliam and Leah Hausman’s take on Sondheim is just a bit too much

Susannah Clapp

04, Sep, 2022 @9:30 AM

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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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