History Creator / StephenSondheim

13th Mar '16 11:12:08 AM JulianLapostat
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Sondheim has also done the movie scores for two films: Creator/WarrenBeatty's ''Film/{{Reds}}'' and Alain Resnais' ''Stavisky...''
13th Mar '16 11:02:35 AM Mdumas43073
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'''Stephen Sondheim''' (born in New York City, New York on 22 March 1930) is one of the 20th Century's most respected composers of [[TheMusical musicals]]. He's won seven Tony Awards, an Academy Award, several Grammy Awards, and the UsefulNotes/PulitzerPrize. He began on Broadway as a lyricist, and then began writing his own music. Critics of his work complain that the songs are too complex and unhummable, which he went on to [[LampshadeHanging lampshade]] in such works as ''Merrily We Roll Along'' and ''Theatre/SundayInTheParkWithGeorge''.

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'''Stephen Sondheim''' Stephen Sondheim (born March 22, 1930 in New York City, New York on 22 March 1930) City) is one of the 20th Century's most respected composers of [[TheMusical musicals]]. He's won seven Tony Awards, an Academy Award, several Grammy Awards, and the UsefulNotes/PulitzerPrize. He began on Broadway as a lyricist, and then began writing his own music. Critics of his work complain that the songs are too complex and unhummable, which he went on to [[LampshadeHanging lampshade]] in such works as ''Merrily We Roll Along'' and ''Theatre/SundayInTheParkWithGeorge''.
16th Jan '16 2:21:47 AM Anddrix
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'''Stephen Sondheim''' (born in New York City, New York on 22 March 1930) is one of the 20th Century's most respected composers of [[TheMusical musicals]]. He's won seven Tony Awards, an Academy Award, several Grammy Awards, and the UsefulNotes/PulitzerPrize. He began on Broadway as a lyricist, and then began writing his own music. Critics of his work complain that the songs are [[ViewersAreMorons too complex and unhummable]], which he went on to [[LampshadeHanging lampshade]] in such works as ''Merrily We Roll Along'' and ''Theatre/SundayInTheParkWithGeorge''.

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'''Stephen Sondheim''' (born in New York City, New York on 22 March 1930) is one of the 20th Century's most respected composers of [[TheMusical musicals]]. He's won seven Tony Awards, an Academy Award, several Grammy Awards, and the UsefulNotes/PulitzerPrize. He began on Broadway as a lyricist, and then began writing his own music. Critics of his work complain that the songs are [[ViewersAreMorons too complex and unhummable]], unhummable, which he went on to [[LampshadeHanging lampshade]] in such works as ''Merrily We Roll Along'' and ''Theatre/SundayInTheParkWithGeorge''.
15th Jan '16 12:41:58 AM 14mvincent
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**Everything except the parts sung by the Balladeer in Assassins counts as villain songs.
26th Oct '15 7:25:11 AM Naoto_best_waifu
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'''Stephen Sondheim''' (b 22 March 1930) is one of the 20th Century's most respected composers of [[TheMusical musicals]]. He's won seven Tony Awards, an Academy Award, several Grammy Awards, and the UsefulNotes/PulitzerPrize. He began on Broadway as a lyricist, and then began writing his own music. Critics of his work complain that the songs are [[ViewersAreMorons too complex and unhummable]], which he went on to [[LampshadeHanging lampshade]] in such works as ''Merrily We Roll Along'' and ''Theatre/SundayInTheParkWithGeorge''.

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'''Stephen Sondheim''' (b (born in New York City, New York on 22 March 1930) is one of the 20th Century's most respected composers of [[TheMusical musicals]]. He's won seven Tony Awards, an Academy Award, several Grammy Awards, and the UsefulNotes/PulitzerPrize. He began on Broadway as a lyricist, and then began writing his own music. Critics of his work complain that the songs are [[ViewersAreMorons too complex and unhummable]], which he went on to [[LampshadeHanging lampshade]] in such works as ''Merrily We Roll Along'' and ''Theatre/SundayInTheParkWithGeorge''.
24th Jul '15 4:25:07 PM nombretomado
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* ''MerrilyWeRollAlong'' (1981) (book by George Furth; directed by Hal Prince)

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* ''MerrilyWeRollAlong'' ''Theatre/MerrilyWeRollAlong'' (1981) (book by George Furth; directed by Hal Prince)



* SanitySlippageSong: He's got several - "Epiphany" from ''Sweeney Todd,'' "Getting Married Today" from ''Company,'' "Live, Laugh, Love" from ''Follies,'' "Franklin Shepard Inc." from ''MerrilyWeRollAlong,'' and "Rose's Turn" from ''Gypsy.''

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* SanitySlippageSong: He's got several - "Epiphany" from ''Sweeney Todd,'' "Getting Married Today" from ''Company,'' "Live, Laugh, Love" from ''Follies,'' "Franklin Shepard Inc." from ''MerrilyWeRollAlong,'' ''Theatre/MerrilyWeRollAlong,'' and "Rose's Turn" from ''Gypsy.''
15th May '15 1:36:28 PM MarkLungo
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'''Stephen Sondheim''' (b 22 March 1930) is one of the 20th Century's most respected composers of [[TheMusical musicals]]. He's won seven Tony Awards, an Academy Award, several Grammy Awards, and the PulitzerPrize. He began on Broadway as a lyricist, and then began writing his own music. Critics of his work complain that the songs are [[ViewersAreMorons too complex and unhummable]], which he went on to [[LampshadeHanging lampshade]] in such works as ''Merrily We Roll Along'' and ''Theatre/SundayInTheParkWithGeorge''.

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'''Stephen Sondheim''' (b 22 March 1930) is one of the 20th Century's most respected composers of [[TheMusical musicals]]. He's won seven Tony Awards, an Academy Award, several Grammy Awards, and the PulitzerPrize.UsefulNotes/PulitzerPrize. He began on Broadway as a lyricist, and then began writing his own music. Critics of his work complain that the songs are [[ViewersAreMorons too complex and unhummable]], which he went on to [[LampshadeHanging lampshade]] in such works as ''Merrily We Roll Along'' and ''Theatre/SundayInTheParkWithGeorge''.
15th May '15 1:33:27 PM MarkLungo
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Good job with the naming, Roundabout.

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Good job with the naming, Roundabout.
Roundabout."''
24th Dec '14 12:07:05 PM ElTheBurner
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* PatterSong: Uses these often in his musicals, such as "Getting Married Today" in ''Company,'' "The Contest" in ''Sweeney Todd,'' and "Now" in ''A Little Night Music.''
30th Sep '14 5:50:04 AM TrustBen
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* DownerEnding: ''Assassins'', ''Theatre/WestSideStory'', ''Merrily We Roll Along'' (subverted in that it's placed at the beginning), ''Sweeney Todd'', ''Follies'', ''Evening Primrose''.

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* DownerEnding: ''Assassins'', ''Theatre/WestSideStory'', ''Theatre/WestSideStory'' (inherent in the [[Theatre/RomeoAndJuliet source material]]), ''Merrily We Roll Along'' (subverted in that it's placed at the beginning), ''Sweeney Todd'', ''Follies'', ''Evening Primrose''.
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