Stephen Sondheim

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Sarnia Observer
Theatre group reading fairy tales in characterNorthgate Plaza on Exmouth Street at 1 p.m. Next month, those same actors are
Sarnia Observer / Posted 17 hours ago
Northgate Plaza on Exmouth Street at 1 p.m. Next month, those same actors are playing the same fairy tale characters in a Stephen Sondheim musical, Into the Wood, which follows an original story of a childless baker and his wife trying to break a... Read more
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Calgary Sun
West Side Story comes to CalgaryIn the words of lyricist Stephen Sondheim, something's coming to StoryBook Thea
Calgary Sun / Posted 18 hours ago
In the words of lyricist Stephen Sondheim, something's coming to StoryBook Theatre and it's gonna be good, it's gonna be great. For its summer youth intensive musical, StoryBook is presenting West Side Story, the musical version of Shakespeare's... Read more
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Inquirier.net
American lead stars of ‘West Side Story’ are Lea Salonga fansdream to do!” “West Side Story” the musical, with a book by Arthur Laurents, m
Inquirier.net / Posted 18 hours ago
dream to do!” “West Side Story” the musical, with a book by Arthur Laurents, music by Leonard Bernstein, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and choreography by Jerome Robbins, was inspired by William Shakespeare’s play, “Romeo and Juliet.” The... Read more
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Boston Globe
The Ticket: What’s happening in the arts world this weekAug. 20. Williamstown Theatre Festival at Nikos Stage, Williamstown. 413-458-32
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
Aug. 20. Williamstown Theatre Festival at Nikos Stage, Williamstown. 413-458-3253, www.wtfestival.org COMPANY This 1970 Stephen Sondheim-George Furth musical registers today as essentially a song cycle. Ah, but what songs they are — Sondheim was... Read more
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Rappler
West Side Story: an enduring lovegap there. Much of the musical’s timelessness can be owed to its spectacular s
Rappler / Posted 2 days ago
gap there. Much of the musical’s timelessness can be owed to its spectacular song-and-dance theatrics. The music by Stephen Sondheim is even more heartrending when played by a live orchestra, and the cast kept up with the insane vocal... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
The perfect spot for the Air & Water ShowFor example, music by Jule Styne (the songwriter behind "Diamonds Are a Girl's
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 2 days ago
For example, music by Jule Styne (the songwriter behind "Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend" and "Let It Snow"), lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and the maddening and pitiful character of Rose, the love-hate stage mother who, by cultivation of... Read more
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TribLIVE
’60s icons Stephen Stills, Judy Collins mark 50 yearsMitchell's “Both Sides Now” and “Send in the Clowns,” a ballad written for the
TribLIVE / Posted 3 days ago
Mitchell's “Both Sides Now” and “Send in the Clowns,” a ballad written for the Broadway musical “A Little Night Music” by Stephen Sondheim. She actually started playing music at age 13 as a classical pianist prodigy, but she was inspired by... Read more
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Billboard
Stephen Stills & Judy Collins Premiere 'Judy' From Joint Album 'Everybody Knows'of other projects on her plate -- a second album with singer-songwriter Ari Hes
Billboard / Posted 3 days ago
of other projects on her plate -- a second album with singer-songwriter Ari Hest as well as a solo album, an album of Stephen Sondheim songs called Love Letter To Stephen Sondheim and a book, Cravings, about eating disorders and diets. "I... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
International musicians ready to hit the high notes again at North Norfolk Music Festivalvocalist Jacqui Dankworth returns to NNMF after her triumphant sell-out appeara
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 5 days ago
vocalist Jacqui Dankworth returns to NNMF after her triumphant sell-out appearance two years ago for an evening of songs by Stephen Sondheim with and pianist Charlie Wood. St Mary’s Church, South Creake, August 22, 5.30pm, £16 The Piatti Quartet... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Columbus State University grad debuts on award-winning Broadway musicalmoved effortlessly.” The triple-threat performer from West Point, Georgia, mad
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 5 days ago
moved effortlessly.” The triple-threat performer from West Point, Georgia, made his Broadway debut Thursday, Aug. 10, at Stephen Sondheim Theatre on New York’s 43rd Street. “I grew up in the South but always knew I wanted to get out and go into... Read more
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Inquirier.net
How a show of ‘hatefulness and ugliness’ became the peerless ‘West Side Story’Humphrey Burton in the book titled simply “Leonard Bernstein” (Doubleday, 1994)
Inquirier.net / Posted 7 days ago
Humphrey Burton in the book titled simply “Leonard Bernstein” (Doubleday, 1994). ADVERTISEMENT The lyricist was Stephen Sondheim, then known only as a lyricist but trained to be a composer at Williams College. At first he didn’t want to... Read more
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Variety
Warner/Chappell Music, Steve Aoki’s Dim Mak Publishing Sign Global Admin Dealsongwriters.” Warner/Chappell Music publishes and administers music from Beyon
Variety / Posted 7 days ago
songwriters.” Warner/Chappell Music publishes and administers music from Beyoncé, Eric Clapton, Green Day, Jay-Z, Kendrick Lamar, Led Zeppelin, Katy Perry, Radiohead, Rihanna, Stephen Sondheim, and Pharrell Williams, among many others.Filed... Read more
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Rappler
'West Side Story' American cast performs in Manilathe young lovers, Tony and Maria, who get caught in the crossfire. The story is
Rappler / Posted 7 days ago
the young lovers, Tony and Maria, who get caught in the crossfire. The story is brought to life with music by the legendary Stephen Sondheim. Many songs from the musical, including "Maria," "Tonight," and "Somewhere" have transcended the stage to... Read more
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Reality TV World
Barbara Cook, Broadway star, dead at 89that launched a successful live album. In 1985, Cook portrayed Sally in a New
Reality TV World / Posted 10 days ago
that launched a successful live album. In 1985, Cook portrayed Sally in a New York Philharmonic concert version of the Stephen Sondheim musical Follies at Avery Fisher Hall. She would continue with similar performances, including 2001's Mostly... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Barbara Cook, acclaimed singer and actress, has died at 89with standards not from musical theater. Often the programs were constructed ar
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 10 days ago
with standards not from musical theater. Often the programs were constructed around themes, specific composers such as Stephen Sondheim, lyricists such as Dorothy Fields, or directors such as Harold Prince and Gower Champion. Sondheim became... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Acclaimed singer and actress Barbara Cook has died at 89with standards not from musical theater. Often the programs were constructed ar
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 10 days ago
with standards not from musical theater. Often the programs were constructed around themes, specific composers such as Stephen Sondheim, lyricists such as Dorothy Fields, or directors such as Harold Prince and Gower Champion. Sondheim became... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Acclaimed singer and actress Barbara Cook has died at 89with standards not from musical theater. Often the programs were constructed ar
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 10 days ago
with standards not from musical theater. Often the programs were constructed around themes, specific composers such as Stephen Sondheim, lyricists such as Dorothy Fields, or directors such as Harold Prince and Gower Champion. Sondheim became... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Barbara Cook, a Broadway singer who revealed the great American songbook in a new lightthe cycle of romantic experience seem not merely intelligible but intelligent.
Los Angeles Times / Posted 10 days ago
the cycle of romantic experience seem not merely intelligible but intelligent. Through the songs of Rodgers & Hammerstein, Stephen Sondheim, Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick, she let her listeners know that their emotional stories were true, that... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Acclaimed singer and actress Barbara Cook has died at 89with standards not from musical theater. Often the programs were constructed ar
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 10 days ago
with standards not from musical theater. Often the programs were constructed around themes, specific composers such as Stephen Sondheim, lyricists such as Dorothy Fields, or directors such as Harold Prince and Gower Champion. Sondheim became... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Acclaimed singer and actress Barbara Cook has died at 89with standards not from musical theater. Often the programs were constructed ar
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 10 days ago
with standards not from musical theater. Often the programs were constructed around themes, specific composers such as Stephen Sondheim, lyricists such as Dorothy Fields, or directors such as Harold Prince and Gower Champion. Sondheim became... Read more
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Newsmax
Barbara Cook Dies: Tony Award-Winning Broadway Singer Was 89— he also chose and arranged her material — led her to great success as a conce
Newsmax / Posted 10 days ago
— he also chose and arranged her material — led her to great success as a concert singer. Cook enjoyed singing the works of Stephen Sondheim among many others, and became known for the emotional depth of her songs, often sung in intimate settings... Read more
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The Morning Call
Acclaimed singer and actress Barbara Cook has died at 89with standards not from musical theater. Often the programs were constructed ar
The Morning Call / Posted 10 days ago
with standards not from musical theater. Often the programs were constructed around themes, specific composers such as Stephen Sondheim, lyricists such as Dorothy Fields, or directors such as Harold Prince and Gower Champion. Sondheim became... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Acclaimed singer and actress Barbara Cook has died at 89with standards not from musical theater. Often the programs were constructed ar
Chicago Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
with standards not from musical theater. Often the programs were constructed around themes, specific composers such as Stephen Sondheim, lyricists such as Dorothy Fields, or directors such as Harold Prince and Gower Champion. Sondheim became... Read more
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Billboard
Julie Klausner Picks Her 10 Favorite Music Moments From 'Difficult People'-- including a Willy Wonka parody, an unpublished Aimee Mann track and Broadway
Billboard / Posted 10 days ago
-- including a Willy Wonka parody, an unpublished Aimee Mann track and Broadway staples: “Season 3 starts and ends with Stephen Sondheim, as life should.” When I first sat down to edit the Difficult People pilot and it was time to add music to... Read more
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Billboard
Tony Award-Winning Singer and Actress Barbara Cook Dies at 89with standards not from musical theater. Often the programs were constructed ar
Billboard / Posted 10 days ago
with standards not from musical theater. Often the programs were constructed around themes, specific composers such as Stephen Sondheim, lyricists such as Dorothy Fields, or directors such as Harold Prince and Gower Champion. Sondheim became... Read more
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Reality TV World
Broadway star Barbara Cook dead at 89that launched a successful live album. In 1985, Cook portrayed Sally in a New
Reality TV World / Posted 10 days ago
that launched a successful live album. In 1985, Cook portrayed Sally in a New York Philharmonic concert version of the Stephen Sondheim musical Follies at Avery Fisher Hall. She would continue with similar performances, including 2001's Mostly... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Acclaimed singer and actress Barbara Cook dead at 89with standards not from musical theater. Often the programs were constructed ar
Crain's New York Business / Posted 10 days ago
with standards not from musical theater. Often the programs were constructed around themes, specific composers such as Stephen Sondheim, lyricists such as Dorothy Fields, or directors such as Harold Prince and Gower Champion. Sondheim became... Read more
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NBC News
Broadway star and musician Barbara Cook dies at age 891957 production of "The Music Man." In later years, she was hailed as one of th
NBC News / Posted 10 days ago
1957 production of "The Music Man." In later years, she was hailed as one of the premier interpreters of the songs of Stephen Sondheim, thrilling audiences with both her technical skill and her ability to mine a song for the depth and... Read more
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Philly.com
Acclaimed singer and actress Barbara Cook has died at 89with standards not from musical theater. Often the programs were constructed ar
Philly.com / Posted 10 days ago
with standards not from musical theater. Often the programs were constructed around themes, specific composers such as Stephen Sondheim, lyricists such as Dorothy Fields, or directors such as Harold Prince and Gower Champion. Sondheim became... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Acclaimed singer and actress Barbara Cook has died at 89with standards not from musical theater. Often the programs were constructed ar
Hartford Courant / Posted 10 days ago
with standards not from musical theater. Often the programs were constructed around themes, specific composers such as Stephen Sondheim, lyricists such as Dorothy Fields, or directors such as Harold Prince and Gower Champion. Sondheim became... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Acclaimed singer and actress Barbara Cook has died at 89with standards not from musical theater. Often the programs were constructed ar
Greenwich Time / Posted 10 days ago
with standards not from musical theater. Often the programs were constructed around themes, specific composers such as Stephen Sondheim, lyricists such as Dorothy Fields, or directors such as Harold Prince and Gower Champion. Sondheim became... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Acclaimed singer and actress Barbara Cook has died at 89with standards not from musical theater. Often the programs were constructed ar
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
with standards not from musical theater. Often the programs were constructed around themes, specific composers such as Stephen Sondheim, lyricists such as Dorothy Fields, or directors such as Harold Prince and Gower Champion. Sondheim became... Read more
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The News-Times
Acclaimed singer and actress Barbara Cook has died at 89with standards not from musical theater. Often the programs were constructed ar
The News-Times / Posted 10 days ago
with standards not from musical theater. Often the programs were constructed around themes, specific composers such as Stephen Sondheim, lyricists such as Dorothy Fields, or directors such as Harold Prince and Gower Champion. Sondheim became... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Acclaimed singer and actress Barbara Cook has died at 89with standards not from musical theater. Often the programs were constructed ar
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 10 days ago
with standards not from musical theater. Often the programs were constructed around themes, specific composers such as Stephen Sondheim, lyricists such as Dorothy Fields, or directors such as Harold Prince and Gower Champion. Sondheim became... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Acclaimed singer and actress Barbara Cook has died at 89with standards not from musical theater. Often the programs were constructed ar
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 10 days ago
with standards not from musical theater. Often the programs were constructed around themes, specific composers such as Stephen Sondheim, lyricists such as Dorothy Fields, or directors such as Harold Prince and Gower Champion. Sondheim became... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Acclaimed singer and actress Barbara Cook has died at 89with standards not from musical theater. Often the programs were constructed ar
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 10 days ago
with standards not from musical theater. Often the programs were constructed around themes, specific composers such as Stephen Sondheim, lyricists such as Dorothy Fields, or directors such as Harold Prince and Gower Champion. Sondheim became... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Acclaimed singer and actress Barbara Cook has died at 89with standards not from musical theater. Often the programs were constructed ar
Darien News-Review / Posted 10 days ago
with standards not from musical theater. Often the programs were constructed around themes, specific composers such as Stephen Sondheim, lyricists such as Dorothy Fields, or directors such as Harold Prince and Gower Champion. Sondheim became... Read more
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Variety
Barbara Cook, Star of Broadway, Cabaret, Dies at 891957 production of “The Music Man.” In later years, she was hailed as one of th
Variety / Posted 10 days ago
1957 production of “The Music Man.” In later years, she was hailed as one of the premier interpreters of the songs of Stephen Sondheim, thrilling audiences with both her technical skill and her ability to mine a song for the depth and... Read more
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FOX News
Broadway star Barbara Cook dead at 89with standards not from musical theater. Often the programs were constructed ar
FOX News / Posted 10 days ago
with standards not from musical theater. Often the programs were constructed around themes, specific composers such as Stephen Sondheim, lyricists such as Dorothy Fields, or directors such as Harold Prince and Gower Champion. Sondheim became... Read more
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The Washington Times
Barbara Cook, acclaimed singer and actress, has died at 89with standards not from musical theater. Often the programs were constructed ar
The Washington Times / Posted 10 days ago
with standards not from musical theater. Often the programs were constructed around themes, specific composers such as Stephen Sondheim, lyricists such as Dorothy Fields, or directors such as Harold Prince and Gower Champion. Sondheim became... Read more
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TribLIVE
Acclaimed singer, actress Barbara Cook dead at 89with standards not from musical theater. Often the programs were constructed ar
TribLIVE / Posted 10 days ago
with standards not from musical theater. Often the programs were constructed around themes, specific composers such as Stephen Sondheim, lyricists such as Dorothy Fields, or directors such as Harold Prince and Gower Champion. Sondheim became... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Acclaimed singer and actress Barbara Cook has died at 89with standards not from musical theater. Often the programs were constructed ar
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 10 days ago
with standards not from musical theater. Often the programs were constructed around themes, specific composers such as Stephen Sondheim, lyricists such as Dorothy Fields, or directors such as Harold Prince and Gower Champion. Sondheim became... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Acclaimed singer and actress Barbara Cook has died at 89with standards not from musical theater. Often the programs were constructed ar
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 10 days ago
with standards not from musical theater. Often the programs were constructed around themes, specific composers such as Stephen Sondheim, lyricists such as Dorothy Fields, or directors such as Harold Prince and Gower Champion. Sondheim became... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Acclaimed singer and actress Barbara Cook has died at 89with standards not from musical theater. Often the programs were constructed ar
WSMV Nashville / Posted 10 days ago
with standards not from musical theater. Often the programs were constructed around themes, specific composers such as Stephen Sondheim, lyricists such as Dorothy Fields, or directors such as Harold Prince and Gower Champion. Sondheim became... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Acclaimed singer and actress Barbara Cook has died at 89with standards not from musical theater. Often the programs were constructed ar
Stamford Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
with standards not from musical theater. Often the programs were constructed around themes, specific composers such as Stephen Sondheim, lyricists such as Dorothy Fields, or directors such as Harold Prince and Gower Champion. Sondheim became... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Acclaimed singer and actress Barbara Cook has died at 89with standards not from musical theater. Often the programs were constructed ar
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 10 days ago
with standards not from musical theater. Often the programs were constructed around themes, specific composers such as Stephen Sondheim, lyricists such as Dorothy Fields, or directors such as Harold Prince and Gower Champion. Sondheim became... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Acclaimed singer and actress Barbara Cook has died at 89with standards not from musical theater. Often the programs were constructed ar
Connecticut Post / Posted 10 days ago
with standards not from musical theater. Often the programs were constructed around themes, specific composers such as Stephen Sondheim, lyricists such as Dorothy Fields, or directors such as Harold Prince and Gower Champion. Sondheim became... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Acclaimed singer and actress Barbara Cook has died at 89with standards not from musical theater. Often the programs were constructed ar
The New Canaan News / Posted 10 days ago
with standards not from musical theater. Often the programs were constructed around themes, specific composers such as Stephen Sondheim, lyricists such as Dorothy Fields, or directors such as Harold Prince and Gower Champion. Sondheim became... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Acclaimed singer and actress Barbara Cook has died at 89with standards not from musical theater. Often the programs were constructed ar
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 10 days ago
with standards not from musical theater. Often the programs were constructed around themes, specific composers such as Stephen Sondheim, lyricists such as Dorothy Fields, or directors such as Harold Prince and Gower Champion. Sondheim became... Read more
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