Showtune Sunday: All About Stephen Sondheim
Through such classic productions as “West Side Story,” “Company,” “Follies,” “Sunday in the Park With George” and “Into the Woods,” composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim forced the American musical to grow up, and took audiences to places they’d never been before. Correspondent Mo Rocca offers an appreciation of the career of Sondheim, who died Friday, November 26, at the age of 91.
Broadway composer Stephen Sondheim died on Friday, Nov. 26, at the age of 91. In this “Sunday Morning” report that originally aired July 14, 2002, correspondent Martha Teichner talks with Sondheim, and with actors Lynn Redgrave, Christine Baranski and Brian Stokes Mitchell, about the Kennedy Center’s “Sondheim Celebration,” a retrospective of seven of his musicals, presented side-by-side.
Stephen Sondheim Kennedy Center Honor Tribute 1993–Bernadette Peters, Angela Lansbury, Scott Bakula, and Jason Alexander.
Broadway stars gather to celebrate Stephen Sondheim in Times Square at “Sunday” for Sondheim.