The cobbled-together, will-it-work nature of the evening highlighted just how human Sondheim’s work is.
John Mulaney understands the Jewish soul.
Tony Kushner said his “West Side Story” will distinguish itself from the 1961 film by using the 1959 stage production as a springboard/
Stephen Sondheim is one of the greatest artists alive today.
“He is musical theater’s greatest lyricist, full stop.”
“You can have a hit that’s an artistic failure and a flop that’s an artistic success.”
For Stephen Sondheim’s birthday, the Forward presents you with three of our favorite revisitations of Sondheim’s work. Listen — and, if you dare, sing along.
Philip Roth, Stephen Sondheim and Art Spiegelman have lent their names to an open letter beseeching President Trump to reconsider restricting entry to the country for refugees from around the world and immigrants from a group of Muslim-majority countries.
‘Stephen Sondheim’s oeuvre is profoundly literary in its elegiac reaching for the truth of who we are, how we love, and how we strive to locate meaning in our work.’
Can the “Nocturnal Animals” actor sing? Apparently, yes.