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Stories with person: Stephen Sondheim
  • Harris channels 'Hedwig' when audience acts unruly 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 2:19 am
  • NEW YORK - Neil Patrick Harris knows that his character Hedwig speaks directly to the audience throughout his Broadway show, "Hedwig and the Angry Inch." So he understands how things can sometimes get unruly.

  • 'Wicked' composer, others fight sheet music piracy 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 1:01 am
  • NEW YORK - By now, some young musical theater fans have received an email from Stephen Schwartz asking them to stop illegally downloading sheet music from any of his shows. Or anyone's show, for that matter.

  • Paul Stanley on his love for another mask 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 1:37 pm
  • NEW YORK - Kiss frontman Paul Stanley feels a strong connection to the title character of "The Phantom of the Opera," and not just because he's spent nearly 40 years onstage with his face covered in paint.

  • 'Chimerica,' 'Book of Mormon' win at Oliviers 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 6:53 pm
  • LONDON - Irreverent musical "The Book of Mormon" and hit geopolitical drama "Chimerica" were the big winners Sunday at Britain's Olivier stage awards, on a night when London's small theaters flexed their substantial muscle.

  • 'Beautiful' Broadway surprise from Carole King 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 11:42 am
  • NEW YORK - Carole King surprised the cast of the Broadway musical about her life, walking out onstage at the Stephen Sondheim Theater during the curtain call of "Beautiful."