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richard-goodman's picture
Feb.10.2014
I'm proud of you There's a whole group of people out there who have never had that said to them. And probably never will. Because the people who should have said it to them, didn't or couldn't. And now a lot of them are dead. Or maybe the fault is theirs. Maybe they pushed those people away...
dale-estey's picture
Nov.30.2011
Stephen Sondheim is a genius and I soar with his musicals. From his "Weekend in the Country" {watching little things grow} to those most tasty of fresh meat pies, he is craftsman par excellence.  And - yes - I would buy a hat from him.   * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Stephen Sondheim...
dale-estey's picture
Nov.10.2011
Stephen Sondheim is an artistic genius and I bow to his work. He has released his second compilation of lyrics and observations, discussing art as well as creating it. In his "review"Adam Kirsch offers searing insights into genius and art and the resulting interaction. In describing Sondheim's...
manny-pacheco's picture
Oct.11.2011
A pair of legendary creative entertainers will receive career honors.    Shirley MacLaine has been selected by the American Film Institute to receive a 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award, four years after her younger brother Warren Beatty was recognized. She will be their 40th...
walter-rimler's picture
Aug.24.2011
  DuBose Heyward was the sole author of the “Summertime” lyric. Lately, the Gershwin publishers have added the names of Ira Gershwin and Dorothy Heyward to its sheet music. But if you look at the original sheet music, it had only DuBose Heyward’s name. Here is the background. DuBose Heyward...
dale-estey's picture
Nov.16.2010
    A Broadway Great Reveals His Secrets by Shannon Donnelly Info Stephen Sondheim's new book Finishing the Hat covers the composer's biggest successes. He talks to Shannon Donnelly about Off-Broadway talent and why Follies never made it to film. When Stephen Sondheim was getting ready to...
dale-estey's picture
Sep.27.2010
Still cutting it at 80: Stephen Sondheim interviewStephen Sondheim, who revolutionised the musical with hits such as Sweeney Todd and A Little Night Music, has lost none of his edge By Mick Brown Stephen Sondheim Photo: Ethan Levitas Early for my appointment with Stephen Sondheim on a sultry New...
maria-semple's picture
Dec.09.2008
Maybe the greatest thing about writing a novel happens when you cross over into that trippy realm where everything you see and hear seems to fit eerily into your book: -Your fifteen year old nephew sends you a CD of his new band, "Hanging With Yoko" and you can't fucking believe it...