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Quote • STEPHEN SONDHEIM • Directors and Musicals

Autographed publicity photo of Stephen Sondheim from 1976. [Wikipedia]

Autographed publicity photo of Stephen Sondheim from 1976. [Wikipedia]

Stephen Sondheim: ‘Directors should focus more on the text and less on themselves’

Stephen Sondheim: ‘Directors should…

7 comments on “Quote • STEPHEN SONDHEIM • Directors and Musicals

  1. ksbeth
    03/22/2018

    yes, so true

  2. beetleypete
    03/22/2018

    And he should know. 🙂
    Best wishes, Pete. x

  3. First Night Design
    03/22/2018

    He certainly should! The picture (from Wikipedia) is how I still think of him.

  4. First Night Design
    03/22/2018

    Sure is!

  5. johnrieber
    03/22/2018

    Not sure if you are aware, but Sondheim wrote a movie, along with Anthony Perkins of “Psycho” fame – they loved playing board games and held “game nights” in Hollywood, and the film “The Last Of Sheila” is their screenplay about a Hollywood Producer who gathers a Director, Writer, Starlet, Agent and Manager to play a deadly game – a great great movie with an all star cast (James Coburn, Dyan Cannon, Richard Benjamin, Raquel Welch and James Mason) – here’s a look – https://johnrieber.com/2014/06/29/psycho-and-sondheim-the-last-of-sheila-classic-hollywood-murder-mystery-richard-benjamin-rules/

  6. First Night Design
    03/22/2018

    I didn’t know but I do now! Thank you, John. I’ve always been a great fan of Richard Benjamin and could have done with him in many more comedies.

  7. johnrieber
    03/22/2018

    He directed “My Favorite Year” which is one of our favorite comedies, and of course, one of Peter O’ Toole’s greatest roles!

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