Mar 29, 2010

Sing Happy Birthday to Stephen Sondheim

Stephen Sondheim, the man who was taught how to craft a musical by Oscar Hammerstein II, turned 80 recently. So why not revisit some of his classic material -- or get to know the man for the first time.


Last night I was looking for a little cream puff of entertainment to fill that last sweet weekend hour. I found it on Twitter (yes, tragic).

@clembastow tweeted about a podcast that The Independent has created to mark composer Stephen Sondheim’s recent 80th birthday, including snippets from some of his musicals and interviews with Angela Lansbury, Elaine Stritch, Hal Prince and Cameron Mackintosh. And oh, hell, Angela Lansbury.

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