SIX BY SONDHEIM
Wed Nov 20 | 7:00 PM | Uptown
Producer Liz Stanton and editor Miky Wolf in attendance.
Six by Sondheim takes a look at the prolific career of renowned Broadway composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim, whose landmark musicals include "West Side Story," "Gypsy," "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum," "Company," "Sweeney Todd," "Sunday in the Park with George" and "Into the Woods." The definitive story of his life and work, the film highlights Sondheim's experiences writing six signature songs: "Something's Coming," "Opening Doors," "Send in the Clowns," "I'm Still Here," "Being Alive" and "Sunday." Told primarily by Sondheim himself, the film draws on his extensive personal archive and dozens of interviews spanning over 50 years from all stages of his career, underscoring his passion for his art. New performances by such stars as Audra McDonald, Jarvis Cocker, Darren Criss, Jeremy Jordan, America Ferrera and Sondheim himself have been produced exclusively for the feature documentary. Directed by Tony Award-winner James Lapine, with musical segments directed by Todd Haynes, Autumn de Wilde and James Lapine. Produced by Liz Stanton. Executive Produced by James Lapine and Frank Rich. Debuts exclusively on HBO December 9, 2013.
About the HBO Documentary Series
SIFF and HBO are proud to present a collection of thought-provoking, challenging, and entertaining documentaries not yet seen by television audiences.
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