Topics :: Stephen Sondheim

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No Ordinary 'Sunday' at Signature

By Brian Scott Lipton | Thursday Jul 31, 2014
Matthew Gardiner, the associate director of Virginia's Signature Theatre, had never met Broadway star Claybourne Elder before the actor came to audition for the company's upcoming production of "Sunday in the Park with George."

First Look: Disney's 'Into the Woods' Trailer Released

By EDGE | Thursday Jul 31, 2014
The trailer for Disney's long awaited screen adaptation of the Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine 1987 Broadway classic "Into the Woods" was released today offering fans of the dark fairy tale inspired musical a first glimpse at the movie

’Sweeney Todd’ in Nigeria: Eleven Arrested For Selling Human Meat

By EDGE | Sunday Feb 16, 2014
Furious over the newly adopted "jail the gays" bill recently signed into law by Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan? You might want to think twice before yelling "eat me!" there in protest.

Six By Sondheim

By Michael Cox | Saturday Dec 7, 2013
You don’t need to have a Sondheim obsession to be spellbound by HBO Documentaries Films’ "Six by Sondeim." The documentary examines Sondheim’s life and career by looking at six of his songs, and is directed by longtime collaborator James Lapine.

Marry Me A Little - New Cast Recording

By Steven Bergman | Tuesday Nov 19, 2013
This new recording from the revival of cut songs from Stephen Sondheim’s catalog further exemplifies the brilliance of the composer’s work.

Sarah Errington Marries Us A Little

By Lisa Lipsey | Thursday Sep 5, 2013
The concept is smart: Create a revue show from a plethora of songs that were cut from Sondheim’s best musicals. The Diversionary presentation has a rotating cast that also includes a lesbian couple. Local actress Sarah Errington discusses.

’Good Thing Going’ - Hit London ’Merrily’ to US Theaters

By Michael Cox | Tuesday Sep 3, 2013
A much-admired London production of the musical "Merrily We Roll Along" by Stephen Sondheim-George Furth will screen in theaters for a worldwide cinema event, one night only, on Oct. 23. Sondheim calls it, "As close to perfection as a production can get."

Audra McDonald’s busy season

By Robert Nesti | Tuesday Sep 27, 2011
This week ends the Cambridge run of "The Gershwins Porgy and Bess" before it heads off to NYC in December. Between now & then its star, Audra McDonald, takes off on a 17-city concert tour. EDGE spoke to her about her busy schedule.

’Where you goin’, Porgy?’ Perhaps not New York after all

By Robert Nesti | Wednesday Sep 7, 2011
"The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess" is a hit in Cambridge, but may not travel to New York City after all.

Porgy, Bess, Diane and Steve

By Robert Nesti | Sunday Aug 14, 2011
The upcoming production of "Porgy and Bess" at the American Repertory Theater has raised the ire of Stephen Sondheim.
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