Sondheim

Sondheim! The Birthday Concert

Elaine Stritch. In Memoriam (1925 – 2014)

Great Performances mourns the passing of the Broadway legend who was equally adept at musicals, drama and comedy. Here Stritch sings “I’m Still Here” at Stephen Sondheim’s birthday tribute in 2010.

National Theatre: 50 Years on Stage

Judi Dench Sings “Send in the Clowns”

Judi Dench sings Stephen Sondheim’s “Send in the Clowns” from the musical A Little Night Music (1973). Dench starred as Desiree in the musical’s 1995 revival at the National Theatre. The role helped Dench to earn an unprecedented double, taking the Olivier award for Best Actress in a Musical in the same year as the […]

Sondheim! The Birthday Concert

Selections from the Concert

In a year chock full of star-studded 80th birthday tributes to legendary Broadway composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim, the March 15-16 gala evenings with the New York Philharmonic at New York’s Lincoln Center stood tall. Watch selections from the concert including “Two Many Mornings,” “The Road You Didn’t Take,” “A Little Priest,” and “I’m Still […]

Sondheim! The Birthday Concert

Production Credits

Host DAVID HYDE PIERCE Conducted By PAUL GEMIGNANI Produced by MATT COWART With the NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC Set Designer JAMES NOONE Lighting Director ALAN ADELMAN Choreographer JOSH RHODES Written by LONNY PRICE DAVID HYDE PIERCE Starring LAURA BENANTI MATT CAVANAUGH MICHAEL CERVERIS VICTORIA CLARK JENN COLELLA JASON DANIELEY JOANNA GLEASON NATHAN GUNN GEORGE HEARN BLAINE […]

Sondheim! The Birthday Concert

Performance of “Move On”

Watch Broadway veterans Bernadette Peters and Mandy Patinkin perform “Move On” from Stephen Sondheim’s Sunday in the Park with George with the New York Philharmonic for Sondheim’s 80th birthday celebration. The two-hour concert, Sondheim! The Birthday Concert will air on PBS’s Great Performances Wednesday, November 24 at 9 p.m. (check local listings).

Preview the Concert

In a year chock full of star-studded 80th birthday tributes to legendary Broadway composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim, the March 15–16 gala evenings with the New York Philharmonic at New York’s Lincoln Center stood tall.