Sondheim

Ian Dickson reviews 'On Sondheim: An Opinionated guide' by Ethan Mordden

Ian Dickson
27 April 2016

Do we really need another slim volume on the great Stephen Sondheim? Along with innumerable reviews, essays, and articles, we have Craig Zadan's account of Sondheim's early career, Sondheim & Co (1974), Meryle Secrest's Stephen Sondheim: A Life (1998), and the promise of a definitive biography from the critic David Benedict. If that were not en ... More

Sweeney Todd (Victorian Opera)

Tim Byrne
20 July 2015

In the argument over the programming of Broadway musicals by Australia’s opera companies, it is usually assumed that audiences know the difference between the two forms. But even superfi More

Stephen Sondheim: Finishing the Hat; and Mark Eden Horowitz: Sondheim on Music

Michael Morley
21 April 2011

Backstage promenade with Stephen Sondheim

Michael Morley

 

Finishing the Hat: Collected Lyrics (1954–1981), with Attendant Comments, Principles, Heresies, Grudges, Whines, and Anecdotes
by Stephen Sondheim
Virgin Books, $69.95 hb, 472 pp, 9780753522585

 

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