Tag Archives: Stephen Sondheim

OLIVIER AWARDS: ‘Clybourne Park’, ‘Legally Blonde’ winners

By Ray Bennett LONDON – “Clybourne Park”, a comedy by Bruce Norris that deals with racism in Chicago over 50 years, was named best new play and “Legally Blonde – The Musical,” based on the movie, won as best new … Continue reading

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THEATRE REVIEW: Elena Roger in Sondheim’s ‘Passion’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – That love never fails is a simple concept made rich and complex in Stephen Sondheim’s ardent 1994 Tony Award-winning musical “Passion” in a memorable new production at the Donmar Warehouse. From the sizzling opening bedroom … Continue reading

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THEATRE REVIEW: Stephen Sondheim’s ‘Sunday in the Park with George’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – Sometimes it requires an impeccable production to reveal the true beauties of a difficult show and Stephen Sondheim’s “Sunday in the Park with George” has that in the wonderful Menier Chocolate Factory staging now at … Continue reading

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THEATRE REVIEW: ‘A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – A shaggy dog story needs a captivating storyteller if it’s not to founder, and “A Funny Thing Happened On the Way to the Forum” is the shaggiest. With music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and … Continue reading

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