Regarding Broadway: Part Four - The Sondheim Years and Beyond
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June 26, 2013
Sondheim was the reigning king of musicals. With witty, erudite lyrics and gorgeous soaring scores, he had hit after hit on Broadway with Follies, Company, A Little Night Music, Sweeney Todd, and numerous others.
There were also some under the radar imports like Phantom of the Opera and Les Miserables that enjoyed success in NY theaters.
Sondheim: "Being Alive" from Company
Dean Jones and Cast
Sondheim: "I'm Still Here" from Follies
Sondheim: "Night Waltzes" and "Send in the Clowns" from A Little Night Music
Orchestra and Glynis Johns
Hamlisch: "One"/Finale from A Chorus Line
Waller: "The Joint Is Jumpin'" from Ain't Misbehavin'
Nell Carter and Cast
Sondheim: "No One's Going to Harm You" from Sweeney Todd
Ken Jennings and Angela Lansbury
Webber/Rice: "Don't Cry for Me Argentina" from Evita
Warren/Dubin: "Lullaby of Broadway" from 42nd Street
Webber/Rice: Prelude to Phantom of the Opera
Boublil/Shoenberg: Act II Finale from Les Miserables
Herman: "I Am What I Am" from La Cage Aux Folles
Sondheim: Finale from Into the Woods
Bernadette Peters, Johanna Gleason and Cast