A new Broadway-bound musical of the popular 2006 film, now in Chicago, aims to honor the original while probing its psychological complexities for a different age.
The Twin Cities theatre, having commissioned 20 new musicals by 2020, lines up plans for a program called Next 25X25.
The 3 women who’ve played this pivotal Sondheim/Lapine role on Broadway talk about who she is, what she learns, and oh—by the way, does she have a name?
Why a new same-sex revision of the classic Off-Broadway musical, with tweaks by original lyricist/librettist Tom Jones, may work even better than the original boy-girl version.
In 4 excerpts from a new collection of letters to and from the great musical writer and producer, we read his thoughts on matters large and small, as well as his advice for a young Sondheim.
The award for most promising lyricist and librettist in the American musical theatre includes a purse of $100,000, paid out over two years.
The beloved Chicago-based music director and teacher influenced generations of talent with her acumen and care.
The not-so-secret weapon of the new Apple+ series is a score by Cinco Paul as fueled by abiding love as by knowing critique of the form.
Composer Michael Friedman’s sister, and the executor of his estate, reflects on her role in preserving her brother’s work in an evolving field.
How the queerness of fairy tales and musicals, once coded and now more open, has always spoken—and sung—directly to me.