Sondheim - by Stephen M Silverman (Hardcover)
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"About the Book Lively, anecdotal, and filled with fascinating imagery, SONDHEIM: His Life, His Shows, His Legacy lifts the curtain on Stephen Sondheim, the enigmatic figure who personified American musical theatre for more than 60 years. Book Synopsis Lively, sophisticated, and filled with first-person tributes and glorious images, Sondheim: His Life, His Shows, His Legacy lifts the curtain on a Broadway legend--a man who stood at the pinnacle of the American musical theatre for more than sixty years. Brimming with insights from a veritable Who's Who of Broadway Babies and complemented by more than two hundred color and black-and-white images, Sondheim: His Life, His Shows, His Legacy offers a witty, multidimensional look at the musical genius behind Company, Follies, A Little Night Music , Into the Woods , Sunday in the Park with George , Sweeney Todd , and the landmark West Side Story and Gypsy . Exploring the unique bond between Sondheim and his audiences, author Stephen M. Silverman further examines the challenging Sondheim works that continue to develop devoted new followings: Anyone Can Whistle, Pacific Overtures, Merrily We Roll Along, Assassins, and Passion. The result is a lavish, highly engrossing documentation of the dynamic force who reshaped twentieth-century American musical history. About the Author Stephen M. Silverman is the author of fourteen books and a contributor to Vogue, Esquire, Smithsonian, the Times of London, the New York Times, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times , and the Wall Street Journal , which described him as ""a veteran journalist and historian of popular culture who writes with verve and mischief."" A former news editor at Time Inc., he taught at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and has appeared on Today , CBS This Morning , 20/20 , Dateline NBC , PBS, CNN, MSNBC, Fox Business, NPR, Australia's Nine Network, and the BBC. He lives in New York City."



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