He’s won more Tonys than any other composer, plus Grammys®, an Oscar® and a Pulitzer Prize. His name is synonymous with musical theater (West Side Story, Gypsy, Sweeney Todd). Now, as he celebrates his 80th birthday, he has published a complete collection of his lyrics (1954 – 1981) and offers a rare, behind-the-scenes tour of his professional and personal life.
In discussing his book, Finishing the Hat, Sondheim pulls back the curtain on his relationship with mentor Oscar Hammerstein II and his collaborations with five decades of the biggest stars of stage and screen. Join the man, himself, for anecdotes rich with history, unique insights and intimate details.
Added by jc_at_work on November 3, 2010