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Fifty Dollars and a Dream –
The Remarkable York Theatre Company

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015
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Imagine the challenge of mounting a “modest” production of On the Twentieth Century in its first New York revival because the authors are concerned theaters

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Signature Theatre’s Simply Sondheim – Simply Wonderful

Monday, April 6th, 2015
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Signature Theatre is celebrating its 25th anniversary. What better way to celebrate than to honor a composer whose works have been produced by the Arlington-based

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Stephen Sondheim, Steve Reich, John Schaefer

Reich and Sondheim: In Conversation and Performance

Monday, February 2nd, 2015
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Saturday night, Lincoln Center’s increasingly innovative American Songbook series brought together two music legends who seem at first glance to be polar opposites: contemporary, electronic

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“Elementary!” Jane Pfitsch Shows Her Versatility
In Arena Stage’s Production of Baskerville

Monday, January 19th, 2015
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One could excuse Jane Pfitsch if she experiences an identity crisis. Making her Arena Stage debut, Pfitsch will play 15 or 16 different characters in

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A Good Thing Going: The Stephen Sondheim & Harold Prince Collaboration

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015
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2015’s Lyrics & Lyricists series opened with a bang as the 92nd St Y presented a tribute to the extraordinary theatrical collaboration of Composer/Lyricist Stephen

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Our Time: KT Sullivan & Jeff Harnar Sing Sondheim

Friday, January 9th, 2015
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When veterans KT Sullivan and Jeff Harnar choose to take on Stephen Sondheim, one knows the show will not be business as usual. Sullivan sings

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Saturday Night – Jaunty and Sweet

Saturday, November 15th, 2014
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Saturday Night would have been 23 year-old Stephen Sondheim’s 1954 Broadway debut but for its lead producer’s unexpected death.  Over the years, the musical has

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What Did You Do With Your Sunday Evening?
NYC Cabaret Festival II

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014
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Another loose ends August Sunday evening, another 25 vocalists (two shows). Who says Manhattan’s sleepy at the end of a weekend? 54Below Director of Original

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