Stephen Joshua Sondheim (/ ˈ s ɒ n d h aɪ m /; born March 22, 1930) is an American composer and lyricist known for his work in musical theatre.. One of the most important figures in 20th-century musical theatre, Sondheim has been praised for having “reinvented the American musical" with shows that tackle "unexpected themes that range far beyond the [genre's] traditional subjects" with ...
He did his pre college training at George School, Newtown then was in a class of 50 at Williams College majoring in music as an undergraduate distinguishing himself by writing a book, lyrics and music for two college shows based on the adaption of 'Beggar on Horseback'. Her won the Hutchinson prize to study music composition for 2 years.
Jul 23, 2020 · Stephen Joshua Sondheim was born on March 22, 1930, in New York City. His parents, Herbert and Janet (née Fox) Sondheim, worked in New York's garment industry; his father was a dress manufacturer...
Mar 18, 2021 · Stephen Sondheim, in full Stephen Joshua Sondheim, (born March 22, 1930, New York City, New York, U.S.), American composer and lyricist whose brilliance in matching words and music in dramatic situations broke new ground for Broadway musical theatre.
Stephen Sondheim won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama for the musical 1985 "Sunday in the Park with George" collaborating with James Lapine. His musical, "Merrily We Roll Along," at the Music Theatre Company in Chicago, Illinois was nominated for the 2011 Equity Joseph Jefferson Award for Musical (Midsize).
The Stephen Sondheim Collection - Volume 2: 40 Songs from 14 Shows and Films. by Richard Walters and Stephen Sondheim | Sep 1, 2017. 4.8 out of 5 stars 11. Paperback
Jul 30, 2020 · Stephen Sondheim is best known as the father of modern musical theatre whose major triumphs and and lowest lows have been well- documented for all to see. In a career as long and varied as his,...
- Alexa Criscitiello
Stephen Sondheim is arguably one of the best ever composers in the field of musical theatre and certainly the best of his generation. Young Stephen battled domestic instability and a tough relationship with his mother to emerge as a child prodigy, as he started learning piano at the age of seven and wrote his first musical when he was fifteen.
Mar 09, 2021 · On April 15th, CSC presents Tell the Story: Celebrating Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman’s Assassins, which will include performances and conversations exploring the legacy of the musical,...
- Jerry Portwood
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