Stephen Sondheim at HVCC

stephen sondheimThe one and only Stephen Sondheim will be appearing at Hudson Valley Community College September 25. Ticket info hasn't been settled, yet -- but the event will be open to the public. Tickets are expected to go on sale in August. HVCC students will get the first opportunity for spots.

The appearance by the composer and lyricist will be an on-stage conversation. The interviewer: AOA's own Mary Darcy. A short concert from Sonny Daye and Perley Rousseau will precede the conversation.

Sondheim is one of the all-time greats of musical theater. His works includes classics such as West Side Story, Gypsy, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Company, Sweeney Todd, Sunday in the Park with George, Into the Woods, and Assassins. He's won eight Tony awards, an Oscar, a Pulitzer, and eight Grammys.

photo: Jerry Jackson


Um.... OH MY GOD. Amazing!

This is incredible! I can't wait. Mary, save me a seat up front, ok? :)

I was spinning wildly in my desk chair after reading this.

It is incredibly exciting, but it's too bad about the date, as it is the start of Yom Kippur.

This is possibly the most exciting news that I've ever gotten about anyone who's EVER visited the area. I'm kind of dying a little over this. Not even embarrassed to admit it. *sigh*

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