Anthony Tommasini, chief classical music critic for The New York Times, moderates a conversation with award-winning composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim, known worldwide for his contributions to musical theater over the last half-century. The duo will discuss the similarities and differences between the genres of opera and the musical, Sondheim’s new project with playwright David Ives, the process of adapting stage works for the screen, as with the Oscar-nominated films of “Sweeney Todd” and “Into the Woods,” and more. Don’t miss an exciting evening with the incomparable musical talent, who has won a record eight Tony Awards for his songwriting and received a Pulitzer Prize, as he discusses setting the standard for modern American musical theater as audiences know it today.

December 18, 2018
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
The Times Center
242 W 41st St
New York, NY 10036
Save to Calendar 2018-12-18 19:00:00 2018-12-18 20:30:00 America/New_York TimesTalks: Stephen Sondheim Anthony Tommasini, chief classical music critic for The New York Times, moderates a conversation with award-winning composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim, known worldwide for his contributions to musical theater over the last half-century. The duo will discuss the similarities and differences between the genres of opera and the musical, Sondheim’s new project with playwright David Ives, the process of adapting stage works for the screen, as with the Oscar-nominated films of “Sweeney Todd” and “Into the Woods,” and more. Don’t miss an exciting evening with the incomparable musical talent, who has won a record eight Tony Awards for his songwriting and received a Pulitzer Prize, as he discusses setting the standard for modern American musical theater as audiences know it today. The Times Center, 242 W 41st St New York, NY 10036
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