Sondheim Notes

These critical discussions are revised chapters from a graduate thesis on Stephen Sondheim's musicals from the 1970s. Included are comments by Sondheim from a personal interview with him in 1982 which have not been published otherwise.

Quotes may be used with proper citation to this website. To copy an entire article, please contact Larry A. Brown for permission.

 

 

See my essay on "The Dramatic Functions of Songs in Musical Theater"  here

 

See my home page for other academic studies of:

Shakespeare's King Lear
John Webster's The Duchess of Malfi
Ovid's Metamorphoses
The Hindu epic Mahabharata
Richard Wagner's Ring of the Nibelung

 

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Links:

Stephen Sondheim Society

Sondheim.com

Stephen Sondheim Reference Guide