Sondheim Symposium at Boston Center for Adult Education

10/1/2016 Boston Center for Adult Education, 122 Arlington Street, Boston

This Saturday-morning symposium is for musical theatre lovers who can't get enough of Stephen Sondheim and others who are just becoming acquainted with his profound lyrics and brilliant music. This fall, the Lyric Stage Company of Boston and Huntington Theatre Company continue their long-term commitments to this icon of the American Musical Theatre with thrilling new productions of Company and Sunday in the Park with George. The Boston Center for Adult Education is proud to offer an exclusive opportunity to take a deep dive into Sondheim’s work:

10:30 am    INTERPRETING SONDHEIM: Spiro Veloudos, Director of Company and Producing Artistic Director of the Lyric Stage, explores the challenges and joys of directing Sondheim's shows.

11:30 am    SINGING SONDHEIM: Eric Stern, Music Director of Sunday in the Park with George and veteran of 20 Broadway shows, takes to the keyboard for some fascinating conversation and musical illustration of what makes Sondheim great.

12:30 pm    DESIGNING SONDHEIM: A panel of theatre designers, builders, and crew members share their experiences behind the curtain – and what it takes to create the unique sets, lighting, and costumes that make Boston’s newest productions of Company and Sunday in the Park with George three-dimensional.

Huntington patrons receive $6 off with the code HUNT.


About Sunday in the Park with George

September 9 - October 16, 2016
Avenue of the Arts / BU Theatre

Stephen Sondheim’s stunning masterpiece centers on enigmatic painter Georges Seurat and his search for love, inspiration, and “the art of making art.” One of the most acclaimed musicals ever, this Pulitzer Prize winner features a glorious score, with the songs “Finishing the Hat,” “Putting it Together,” and “Move On,” is directed by Artistic Director Peter DuBois (A Little Night Music), and features Adam Chanler-Berat (Broadway'sPeter and the Starcatcher and Next to Normal) and Jenni Barber (Wicked).



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