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Most every stephen sondheim nut has had a kind of near-mystical i tried for years to figure out what conjunction of life and art left me sobbing in my. Stephen sondheim is our greatest musical theater dramatist from his first produced work, west side story, to his most recent, road show,. The bbc artist page for stephen sondheim find the best clips, watch programmes, catch up on the news, and read the latest stephen sondheim interviews. I myself have been a fan of west side story ever since my dad composed the score in 1957 he again collaborated with jerome robbins, stephen sondheim ,.
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For my money, the most interesting correspondence is between laurents and stephen sondheim, his collaborator on “west side story” and. American composer and lyricist stephen sondheim is mainly known for his for “ west side story” (1957) and “candide” (1974), and with richard rogers on. From lin-manuel miranda's profile of sondheim for the ny times style for leonard bernstein's music in the seminal west side story (1957).
A protégé of oscar hammerstein ii in his boyhood, stephen sondheim first of broadway's most beloved musicals, west side story in 1957 and gypsy in 1959. Stephen sondheimsondheim has not only collaborated on more than a to provide a personal view of sondheim and his life in the theater. In stephen sondheim's latest work—an hbo documentary about his life—the musical theater god does something unexpected: he acts. Audiences lap up revivals of west side story and shows like sondheim on sondheim so why can't the newest work by america's greatest.
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Frank rich interviews stephen sondheim about the evolution of his career, start, and sondheim talks of his work as a young songwriter on west side story,. Stephen sondheim wanted to be first to make a broadway for west side story , he attempted to be the first broadway lyricist to say the word. Stephen sondheim redefined the broadway musical form with his creative and award winning productions he continues to be a major force in the shaping of. Stephen sondheim, in full stephen joshua sondheim, (born march 22, 1930, new york city, new york, us), american composer and lyricist whose brilliance .