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Actress Margaret Hamilton poses in costume for 1974's A Little Night Music tour

Romance is Rich in Sondheim’s A Little Night Music

Stephen Sondheim’s A Little Night Music, a musical adaptation of Ingmar Bergman’s 1955 film Smiles of a Summer Night, was nominated for a dozen Tony Awards wining six including Best Musical when it debuted a half-century ago. Set in 1900 Sweden, it remains a sharp commentary on romantic relationships — part witty rom-com, part melancholy […]

Stephen Sondheim leaning over the back of a chair, smirking at the camera

10 Noteworthy Facts About Songwriting Legend Stephen Sondheim

Stephen Sondheim’s A Little Night Music – playing at the Wolf Theatre September 1 through October 8 – exhibits love affairs, new romances and second chances with wit, regret and desire. Sondheim, like his work, was a complex, yet riveting lyricist. His catalog stretches from TV shows to songs for West Side Story, Assassins, Sweeney […]