Articles tagged stephen sondheim

‘Sondheim! The Birthday Concert’: A Suitable Celebration for One of the Giants of Musical Theatre

This is Broadway at its best -- alive, glittering, and absolutely thrilling -- in tribute to one of its creative geniuses, Stephen Sondheim. The talented cast includes many from the original roles, and the songs are as fresh as ever.

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18 Aug 2009 // 2:16 AM

Musical white elephants brought out of the trunk

PHILADELPHIA — Every great composer has a white elephant — a piece as grand as it is unsuccessful, a flop that only genius can create, and all

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Broadway: The American Musical

Even if it sometimes fails to give powerful figures their full due, Broadway: The American Musical offers an outstanding overview of a decidedly American art form.

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Ten Great Criterion Titles: What to Watch and Why

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"As the Criterion Collection's ever-growing roster shows, there are simply too many great pictures out on home video to know what to do with.

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