Join us for another evening of cabaret downstairs at The Phoenix Artist Club. Singing with Tim and Aaron this month will be Katy Baker, SSSSPOTY finalist David Breeds and Abigail Matthews
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 »
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 »
Joan Vazquez – Something’s Coming: A Sondheim Tribute September 16, 2016
7pm, 15th October 2015, Brasserie Zedel, 20 Sherwood Street, London Spanish performer Joan Vázquez packs his bags and flies in for his London debut at Crazy Coqs to celebrate music theatre genius Stephen Sondheim. Accompanied by himself on piano, Joan makes his renditions of legendary songs such as 'Losing My Mind', 'Finishing Read More »
Menier Witch to sing at next Sondheim cabaret September 1, 2016
The Stephen Sondheim Society Presents... Monday 12 September, 7.30 pm, Phoenix Artist Club. BOOK NOW! We're pleased to announce the line up for this September's The Stephen Sondheim Society Presents... cabaret at the Phoenix Artist Club. We're particularly excited about this upcoming cabaret as it features our first transatlantic guest, a Society Read More »