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 Sondheim/Wheeler classic about bloody revenge is the basis for a 10-episode musical series for the popular streamer.
Sondheim’s work is elusive, ambivalent, internally conflicted, and deeply concerned with how stories are told. What could be more Jewish?
Clocking the missed opportunities, missteps, and outright transphobic tropes in 3 currently running musicals.
From Stephen Sondheim preparing for ‘West Side Story’ to the legacy of Margo Jones, from one of theatre’s worst fires to P.T. Barnum’s American Museum.
For the critics’ final episode, they consider the life and legacy of Sondheim and reflect on how theatre has grown and changed in the 4 years they’ve been podcasting.
Classic Stage Company’s understated new production shows how Sondheim and Weidman’s triggering musical can play in an age of mass shootings and the Capitol insurrection.
He was like a father to many of us, so it shouldn’t be surprising that he did what a good father does: He kept showing up, and showing his love.
His path-breaking musicals have handily outlasted their detractors, in part because they remain so singularly alive.
This week the critics speak to James Lapine about his new memoir of writing ‘Sunday in the Park With George’ with Sondheim, and talk up some shows they’ve seen.