Topics :: Stephen Sondheim

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First Look: Extended Trailer of "Into the Woods" Released

CULTURE | By EDGE | Nov 6
Musical theater fans are getting a bigger taste of the screen adaptation of "Into the Woods," with an extended trailer released by Disney this week.

VIDEO: 'Into the Woods' Featurette Release: Meryl Sings

MOVIES | By EDGE | Oct 28
Musical theater fans everywhere are getting a sample today of the long awaited screen adaptation of the Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine 1987 Broadway classic musical "Into the Woods" with the release of a featurette online.

Consuming Humans :: Amelia Broome Plays Mrs. Lovett

THEATRE | By Michael Cox | Sep 25
Amelia Broome plays Mrs. Lovett one of the most compelling antiheros written for the musical theatre in the Lyric Stage Company's production of: "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street," through October 11.

No Ordinary 'Sunday' at Signature

THEATRE | By Brian Scott Lipton | Jul 31
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

MOVIES | By EDGE | Jul 31
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

INTERNATIONAL | By EDGE | Feb 16
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

THEATRE | By Michael Cox | Dec 7
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.

Sarah Errington Marries Us A Little

THEATRE | By Lisa Lipsey | Sep 5
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

THEATRE | By Michael Cox | Sep 3
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

THEATRE | By Robert Nesti | Sep 27
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.

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