In a delightful and illuminating new memoir/oral history, playwright/director James Lapine revisits the ups and downs of his first project with Stephen Sondheim.
On a new record, singer Eleri Ward reclaims Sondheim’s melodies from his thorny harmonies, creating something new that’s also true to the original.
By flipping a few genders, Marianne Elliott’s new London revival turns Sondheim and Furth’s classic into a meditation on modern relationships.
His minimalist aesthetic seems to mesh well with the character-driven work of the composer/lyricist. Next: ‘Pacific Overtures.’
Family and time have something to do with how her new revival cracks open the great musical her uncle wrote with Sondheim.
On this week’s podcast, we talk to two King Lears. Then, the editors discuss Sondheim and the recent spate of artistic director departures.
American musicals have often returned to Asian themes and settings—as theatrical tourists. ‘Allegiance’ starts closer to home.
Births, deaths, debuts and bans of bygone Marches.
A new history play set in the future holds its own alongside classics, as well as new works by Stoppard and Hare and a pair of ace musical revivals.
In mounting Stephen Sondheim’s ‘Assassins,’ Milwaukee Rep created a revolving carnival on two turntables.