To the famous composer, the gun serves not as a tool of self-defense, but as an instrument of self-expression and self-realization.
Over numerous letters, Dr Phoebe Rumsey found a great man who understood the pain and joy of “Being Alive”.
A fierce lyricist and sophisticated composer, Sondheim is responsible for some of musical theatre’s most iconic productions.
In 2011, I established a Sondheim repertory theatre company. I didn’t expect his death to hit me as hard as it has.
One of Sondheim’s greatest achievements was his ability to write women that actors want to play. His works have singularly elevated the Broadway diva – of all ages.