Join us for another evening of cabaret downstairs at The Phoenix Artist Club. Singing with Tim and Aaron this month will be Sarah Redmond, Gary Tushaw and SSSSPOTY 2016 winner Courtney Bowman – don't miss it!
With productions of Company, Merrily We Roll Along, Into The Woods and Assassins, this year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe has plenty on offer for Sondheim fans. Find the full listing here...
Fiasco Theater's award-winning Into The Woods comes to the Menier Chocolate Factory in July. Join us for a Society visit and exclusive after-show Q&A with the cast and creatives
The Sondheim Society enjoyed an evening with Patron Bernadette Peters at the Royal Festival Hall – her first solo concert in the UK for more than 15 years.
Congratulations to Guildford School of Acting student Courtney Bowman on winning The Stephen Sondheim Society Student Performer of the Year competition, claiming the £1,000 first prize with "Me and My Town" from Anyone Can Whistle
VIDEO: Watch our SSSSPOTY finalists as director Chris Hocking and MD Mark Warman lead them through their opening number from the 2016 Student Performer of the Year Award, to be staged at the Novello Theatre on Sunday 15 May
Natalie Dessay (Fosca), Ryan Silverman (Giorgio) and Erica Spyres (Clara) in Passion at the Théâtre du Châtelet. The Society was treated to an exclusive back-stage tour and Q&A with the principals and MD, Andy Einhorn
Hey, Old Friends! proved to be five-star hit – a huge thank-you to everyone who took part in the show and helped to make it a success!
SSSSPOTY 2016 Results
The Guildford School of Acting’s final-year student Courtney Bowman (21, pictured) claimed the £1,000 first prize in The Stephen Sondheim Society Student Performer of the Year competition, held at the Novello Theatre on Sunday 15th May. Courtney’s Sondheim song of choice was “Me and My Town”, reprising her role of corrupt Mayoress Cora Hoover from GSA’s production of Anyone Can Whistle in June 2015.
Society Garden Party
The Gods of the Theatre were shining on us this Sunday as the clouds parted over Windsor and brought us a warm, sunny day for our Garden Party. Once again, David and Pat Oldcorn welcomed around 80 members to their beautiful Thameside home just up the river from the centre of Windsor. There, they hosted a perfect afternoon of delicious food, flowing wine and a concert featuring some of...Read More »
Original Johanna, Sarah Rice, Q&A on Broadway World August 13, 2016
The soprano Sarah Rice, who originated the role of Johanna in Sweeney Todd, is interviewed this week in a fascinating article for Broadway World. In it, Rice talks fondly of her time on the show - nearly one year – and the impact that Sondheim and director Hal Prince had on Read More »
Merrily in Edinburgh August 11, 2016
Eltham College are back in Edinburgh one year after their hugely successful production of Sweeney Todd with their version of Merrily We Roll Along. Co-director Ben Pollard said: "The production is now half way through its eight-show run, with Read More »
Garden Party concert highlights August 10, 2016
For those of you not able to make it to our annual Garden Party, take a look at edited clips from the informal concert. The Sondheim Society garden party was held this year once again at the Windsor home of David & Pat Oldcorn. For part of the afternoon, students from the Read More »
ASSASSINS: BB Theatre Productions promo video August 3, 2016
Sondheim & Ives’ new show scheduled for 2017? August 3, 2016
The much-anticipated musical being developed by Stephen Sondheim and playwright David Ives could well be on stage in the next year, according to the composer himself. At the recent Glimmerglass Festival in New York, Sondheim hinted that the show - a mash-up of two movies by surrealist Luis Buñuel - would Read More »
Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Allegro at Southwark Playhouse July 27, 2016
Danielle Tarento presents Allegro. Music by Richard Rodgers. Book and Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II Southwark Playhouse 5 August - 10 September 2016 In 1905 in a small Midwestern town, the wife of a local doctor gives birth to a baby boy, Joseph Taylor Jr. (more…)