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Remembering Stephen Sondheim

Brad Oscar is a double Tony Award nominee for his performances in the original Broadway productions of The Producers and Something Rotten!, opens this Sunday in the Broadway musical version of Mrs. Doubtfire, met Stephen Sondheim many times, and played Beadle Bamford in the 2017 off-Broadway production of Sweeney Todd set in an actual pie shop where the audience sat at tables and ate during the performance. Brad discusses Sondheim’s legacy and work; his memories of seeing the original productions of Sweeney Todd, Sunday in the Park with George, and Merrily We Roll Along; how Sondheim has influenced multiple generations; the value of the accumulation of details; the breadth of Sondheim’s impact and reach; and the similarities between Sondheim and Shakespeare. (Length 27:09)

Pop-up Shakespeare

Illustrated by Jennie Maizels Text by Reed Martin & Austin Tichenor (Hardcover; Walker Books & Candlewick Press; all ages) “Pop up perfection!” The Guardian Christmas Gift Guide “It’s hard to imagine a more entertaining way to get a sense of what these classics are about!” Publisher’s Weekly (starred review) (Read […]