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Stephen Sondheim

Creating a musical is a little like sex, according to Tony award-winning writer and director James Lapine, possibly with his tongue in his cheek....

Returning for a second run at the National Theatre, Dominic Cooke’s production of Stephen Sondheim’s masterpiece of yearning and dashed dreams remains glorious. Taking over...

Curve in Leicester is to stage West Side Story in 2019, featuring new choreography by Ellen Kane. Kane, who is associate choreographer for Matilda the...

West Side Story is to be reimagined at the Royal Exchange in Manchester, in a production the venue claims will be the first professional...

Marianne Elliott’s re-imagining and re-gendering of Company is a five-star triumph. It’s not just the way that bachelor Bobby seamlessly becomes Bobbie – a...

In our October episode, critics Tim Bano and Lyn Gardner discuss Marianne Elliott's new gender-swapped production of Company by Stephen Sondheim with comedian Tom...

Here it is: the top 10. Broadway critic and resident musical theatre expert Mark Shenton selects his favourite songs in the history of musical...

Cameron Mackintosh has revealed he is reconsidering whether or not to push ahead with plans to redevelop the West End's Ambassadors Theatre, after an...

Things are starting to get serious as our associate editor, Broadway critic and resident musical theatre expert Mark Shenton counts down his favourite 50...
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