• National Endowment for the Arts Statement on National Medal of Arts Recipient Stephen Sondheim

    1 month ago - By Arts

    National Endowment for the Arts Statement on National Medal of Arts Recipient Stephen Sondheim
    Liz Auclair
    Mon, 11/29/2021 - 19:08
    Date
    Mon, 11/29/2021 - 12:00
    Contact
    NEA Public Affairs, publicaffairs arts.gov
    Artistic Field
    Musical Theater
    Honor
    National Medal of Arts
    News Type
    Obituary
    Teaser Text
    It is with great sadness that the National Endowment for the Arts acknowledges the death of Stephen Sondheim, recipient of a 1996 National Medal of Arts.
    Body
    Phamaly Theatre Company's 2018 production of Into the Woods , which was supported by the National Endowment for the Arts. The NEA's...
    Read more ...

     

  • An Appreciation of Stephen Sondheim

    An Appreciation of Stephen Sondheim

    1 month ago - By Arts

    An Appreciation of Stephen Sondheim
    Date
    Mon, 11/29/2021 - 12:00
    Don Ball
    Mon, 11/29/2021 - 19:14
    Author
    By Greg Reiner
    Teaser Image thumbnail IMG 1759.jpg
    Body
    During the Classic Stage Company's production of his musical Passions, Stephen Sondheim takes in the first rehearsal. Photo by Greg Reiner
    This weekend, we lost a legend in musical theater, Stephen Sondheim. With a career spanning from the golden age of American musicals dominated by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein to 2021, when he was working until his last moments on a new musical, the musical theater field will forever be...
    Read more ...