For casting directors Francine Maisler and Bernard Telsey, finding talented performers to sing and act Sondheim and Lapine brought them nothing but joy on Rob Marshall’s “Into the Woods.”
The Baker’s Wife of Rob Marshall’s eagerly anticipated big-screen adaptation of the iconic musical relished discoveries big and small in the magic of Stephen Sondheim’s lyrics and working with Meryl Streep again—and makes the case for why happy endings are overrated.
Focused on six of Stephen Sondheim's best-known songs, the HBO documentary captures both the magic and the skill inherent in any Sondheim song. We spoke to Lapine about how to pay fresh tribute to a man who has been feted for decades.
James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim’s 1994 Tony Award–winning musical “Passion” suffers under John Doyle’s dry, overintellecutalized, slackly paced direction at Classic Stage Company.
Original “West Side Story” collaborators Harold Prince, Stephen Sondheim, and Chita Rivera will be honored by the Jerome Robbins Foundation Feb. 18 in New York.
The “Downton Abbey” Season 3 premiere, the West Coast debut of “The Motherf**ker With the Hat,” New York’s Under the Radar theater festival, “Sondheim Unplugged” at 54 Below, and the People’s Choice Awards are what we’re looking forward to this week.
Probably a must for Sondheim fans who have never seen this one-act, dialogue-free, “outtakes” musical, but a lesser reminder for those of us who have.
Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Tony-winning 1994 musical will premiere Off-Broadway at Classic Stage Company in 2013.