Join Tim and Aaron plus special guests Sarah Lark, Adam Small and Carrie Sutton for an evening of Sondheim and more at the Phoenix Artist Club in Soho on April 3rd
Save the date! The final of The Stephen Sondheim Society Student Performer of the Year competition will be held in the Noel Coward Theatre on Sunday 11th June 2017.
COMPANY is coming to the West End! Elliot Harper Productions have announced that the show will be part of their new season starting next August. In this gender-switched updating, the lead role of "Bobbie" will be played by Rosalie Craig!
The Society would like to say a big thank you to pianist Anthony de Mare for presenting highlights from Liaisons: Reimagining Sondheim for the Piano this Sunday at Milton Court Concert Hall. And he'll be in Manchester on Tuesday, so don't miss out...
Exciting news! Imelda Staunton and Janie Dee are to star in FOLLIES at the National Theatre next year, directed by Dominic Cooke. The long-awaited Sondheim-Goldman classic will be the centrepiece of the Autumn 2017 programme.
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
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 »
Sondheim Cabaret – Monday 3rd April March 26, 2017
Join Tim and Aaron at our next cabaret night, where guests this month are a former SSSSPOTY finalist and two West End regulars who, between them, have appeared in Les Mis, The Wizard of Oz, Cabaret, Mamma Mia!, Oliver!, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and Cats. As ever, we present a heady Read More »
Happy 87th Birthday, Steve! March 22, 2017
On behalf of all members of The Stephen Sondheim Society, we'd like to wish a very happy birthday to our patron, Steve. Many happy returns!
Sondheim Society Presents… March 8, 2017
Don't miss the chance to hear some of the West End's best talents performing their favourite Sondheim numbers this coming Monday 13th March. The Stephen Sondheim Society Presents... returns with Tim McArthur and Aaron Clingham, joined by guest stars Valerie Cutko, Robert Irons and Madeleine MacMahon.
Jake Gyllenhaal sings “Finishing The Hat” February 8, 2017
Hollywood actor Jake Gyllenhaal, who is currently in rehearsal for Sunday in the Park with George at the Hudson Theatre on Broadway, has posted a video to his Facebook page showing him singing through "Finishing The Hat". The stylish video, filmed by Cary Joji Fukunaga, shows Gyllenhaal walking down Read More »
SSSSPOTY 2017 – Save the date! February 3, 2017
We're pleased to confirm that the final of the 11th annual Stephen Sondheim Society Student Performer of the Year competition – better known as SSSSPOTY – will take place on Sunday 11th June 2017 at the Noël Coward Theatre in St Martin's Lane, London, meaning that 12 lucky finalists will get Read More »
Sondheim Cabaret 30th January January 14, 2017
Due to popular demand, The Stephen Sondheim Society Presents... cabaret evenings are returning for 2017, kicking off on 30th January with three new guest stars joining our host Tim McArthur and MD Aaron Clingham. The other good news is that we've kept the ticket prices the same, and members of the Read More »