"How about some Scrabble on Sunday?" Or what about some Company? Wimbledon Light Opera present COMPANY at the LOST Theatre in London this November.
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.
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
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 »
Company at the LOST Theatre, London October 25, 2016
Wimbledon Light Opera are presenting Company at the Lost Theatre London from the 9th to the 12th of November. From their site: "We’re delighted that our autumn show will be the sublime musical comedy, Company, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by George Furth. Company centres around Bobby and the Read More »
West Side Story & A Little Night Music – London College of Music October 25, 2016
Students from the London College of Music will be presenting two Sondheim musicals (well, one and half) over the coming months. First up is the Bernstein-Sondheim collaboration West Side Story this December as part of the college's Shakespeare 400 Festival. The production will boast a cast of 43 students at Weston Read More »
Merrily documentary to air in November October 9, 2016
The documentary movie Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened has premiered at Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall as part of the New York Film Festival. The behind-the-scene film tells the story of the original 1981 production of Merrily We Roll Along, which Hal Prince and Stephen Sondheim were convinced would Read More »
The Stephen Sondheim Society Presents… 10th Oct October 5, 2016
Join Tim McArthur and Aaron Clingham for another evening of Sondheim cabaret, new musical theatre writing and more at the next Stephen Sondheim Society Presents... night at the Phoenix Artist Club. This month's line-up – on Monday 10th October – features three more exciting names from the London theatre scene: Read More »
Imelda Staunton & Janie Dee to star in London FOLLIES September 30, 2016
The National Theatre has announced that the centrepiece of their 2017 Autumn season will be Stephen Sondheim and James Goldman's Follies. And as if that news is not exciting enough, starring in the roles of Sally and Phyllis will be Sondheim stalwarts Imelda Staunton and Janie Dee. Follies is to be directed by Read More »
Look I Made a Chat: Ashley Robinson & Rebecca Trehearn on FLOYD COLLINS September 20, 2016
In the first of a new series of Q&As, The Stephen Sondheim Society visits the beautiful Wilton's Music Hall to talk to the stars of its latest show: Floyd Collins. This 1994 musical is by composer/lyricist Adam Guettel – grandson of Richard Rodgers, godson of Arthur Laurents, and in some Read More »