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.
Join us at the Garden Party
Join us for the chance to spend a Sunday afternoon in the company of fellow Sondheimites in Windsor at our annual Garden Party. This July, David and Pat Oldcorn will once again throw open their home and gorgeous Thameside garden for an informal concert and a delicious and copious buffet – with wine! – all in the company of Sondheim Society members. Members should book via the link emailed...Read More »
Sondheim at the Edinburgh Fringe June 28, 2016
Stephen Sondheim appears to be well represented in this year's programme for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, with productions of Assassins, Company (with a female Bobbi!), two Into The Woods (including the Junior version) and Merrily We Roll Along all listed. And his name has been dropped at least twice in cabaret listings, ensuring that Read More »
Sondheim @ The Phoenix: Cabaret 4 June 25, 2016
Tim McArthur and Aaron Clingham will be returning to The Phoenix Artist Club in July for the fourth of our regular cabaret evenings. This time, we've got a glittering line up that includes Courtney Bowman, this year's well-deserving winner of The Stephen Sondheim Society Student Performer of the Year competition. Joining Courtney Read More »
Into The Woods, West Yorkshire Playhouse June 25, 2016
James Brining's production of Into The Woods closes tonight (25th June) after a successful run at the West Yorkshire Playhouse. By all accounts, it appears to have been a roaring success, garnering four- and five-star reviews both locally and nationally. The Stage awarded the show – a co-production with Opera Read More »
Sondheim @ the Phoenix: Cabaret #3 June 6, 2016
The Stephen Sondheim Society is back at the The Phoenix Artist Club with another cabaret hosted by Tim McArthur and MD’d by Aaron Clingham. Joining Tim and Aaron for an evening of Sondheim, new writing and show-tune classics on 13 June 2016 is Katie Brennan, Grant McConvey and Read More »
Bernadette Peters in concert June 6, 2016
Sondheim Society Patron Bernadette Peters performed in her first London solo concert for more than 15 years on Friday 3rd June, delighting the capacity audience at the Royal Festival Hall with a diverse programme that encompassed Jule Styne, Rodgers and Hammerstein and, of course, Stephen Sondheim, with a bit of Rosemary Read More »
Jake Gyllenhall to appear in Sunday in the Park May 25, 2016
Hollywood star Jake Gyllenhal has confirmed that he will be appearing in a one-off concert version of Sunday in the Park with George to be staged at the New York City Center on 24th October this year. The 35-year-old actor, who wowed audiences in a two-night Encores! Off-Center concert staging of Alan Read More »