“I could offer you a warm embrace to make you feel my love.” Annnd I’m sobbing.
To celebrate the 85th birthday of the iconic composer, BuzzFeed News asked Barbra Streisand, Patti LuPone, Liza Minnelli, and other theater legends to reflect on Sondheim’s legacy.
If you’re looking to cast the next live TV musical, you might want to start here. Yes, theater freaks, you know all of this already.
“I think if you did a literal stage adaptation, it would be a really crappy movie,” Into the Woods screenwriter James Lapine told BuzzFeed News. WARNING: Major spoilers for Into the Woods, both the musical and the film.
Joanna Gleason, so intrinsically linked with Into the Woods, reflects on a career on the stage, the resurgence of Sondheim’s musical, and living in the moment.
And Meryl Streep sounds pretty gorgeous.
RIP to the ultimate lady who lunches.
Now that The Bridges of Madison County has closed on Broadway, its star reflects on why the show didn’t catch on — and what that means for the future of theater.
Before you try to get those lyrics right, find out which Sondheim character you’re meant to be.
I am nothing — you are wind and water and sky, Sondheim.
Stephen Sondheim’s fairy tale mash-up musical is finally getting the big-screen treatment. Here’s a guide to the familiar characters, and how they differ in Into the Woods. WARNING: If you’re trying to avoid spoilers, do not watch the clips from the stage production, as they reveal key plot details.
“Does anyone but a drag queen still wear a hat?”
Sometimes the only way to articulate the actor’s experience is through song. Here are some of the best examples, from classic to contemporary.
In honor of Stephen Sondheim’s birthday, here are some of his greatest songs. But really, the list goes on forever.
CHILLS. In honor of the Broadway diva’s 65th birthday, here are some of her most memorable performances.
These legends are getting up there in years, but they’re not allowed to die. Ever.
From the New York Philharmonic production of Stephen Sondheim’s “Company,” here are two of the most lusted-after people on the internet getting disrobed together. Unfortunately, this run has already finished. We have only these tear-stained photos as a painful reminder of what we missed.
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