Join Tim and Aaron plus special guests Emma Ralston, George Rae and Kitty Whitelaw for an evening of Sondheim and more at the Phoenix Artist Club in Soho on May 1st. Expect there to be a Froggy theme...!
FOLLIES is coming to London's National Theatre this summer, with a 21-piece orchestra and 37-strong cast, including Imelda Staunton, Janie Dee, Philip Quast and SSSSPOTY winner Alex Young
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 »
Claybourne Elder: You and Me and Sondheim April 23, 2017
Claybourne Elder has just finished portraying the character of the soldier Napoleon in Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s Sunday in the Park with George at the Hudson Theatre on Broadway – the first Sondheim production to ever gross more than $1 million in a single week. Read More »
Sondheim Cabaret: Meet the Frogs on 1st May April 16, 2017
The Stephen Sondheim Society Presents... returns with another great Monday night cabaret line up, hosted as ever by Tim McArthur and with the incredible MD Aaron Clingham at the piano. This month's special guests are all from the sell-out hit production of The Frogs at the Jermyn Street so don't miss it! The show Read More »
Follies cast revealed April 7, 2017
The National Theatre has issued more details on the cast for their upcoming production of Follies, which will play at the Olivier from 22 August until 4 November this year. The dates of four special talks have also been announced. Among the cast is SSSSPOTY winner Alex Young, who will 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.