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Stephen Sondheim
Birth date: March 22, 1930
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madbkwm rated it 5 years ago
It has a simple story, but it manages to show complex emotions. There is lots of drama and humor. Nice and lighthearted.
madbkwm rated it 5 years ago
I thought that the script was way too repetitive. I get that the point is that all marriages are similar and all are different, but I just thought the little snippets were too similar. The “we don’t drink” the bourbon scene wasn’t all that different from the “we don’t really smoke pot scene.” and ...
chapterseldomread rated it 5 years ago
This is a book for die-hard Sondheim fans, budding lyricists or lyric aficionados only. With the lyrics to all his shows between 1954 - 1981 as well as many additional tidbits, this is a fascinating insight into the most talented man in musical theatre.Sondheim studies his own work and dissects hi...
willaful rated it 6 years ago
I didn't read this as thoroughly as the first volume, because I'm only familiar with two shows in it ("Into the Woods" and "Candide.") But everything I did read was interesting, though I got a bit more of a grumpy old man vibe rrom this one. Still, a must-read for anyone interested in lyric writing...
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the terror of whatever rated it 6 years ago
Worth it just for Into the Woods & Assassins. I didn't read the whole thing, I haven't seen Passions and skipped most of the movie section except for Dick Tracy. In some ways this volume feels lighter, but since Sunday, Woods, and Assassins are my favorite Sondheim shows I still liked it more. Inter...
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