Essays Tagged: "Stephen Sondheim"

Alternate forms of Expression in the context of "Sweeney Todd" by Stephen Sondheim

rn, love in shows was expressed in many ways.. MURDER being one of them.In Sweeney Todd, written by Stephen Sondheim, a barber escapes from a place where he was wrongly jailed by a judge; a judge who ...

(1 pages) 81 0 4.0 Nov/1995

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

What was different about Stephen Sondheim musicals.

he Sunday Times praised it, "There are no native composers in this city of the varied brilliance of Stephen Sondheim, who is responsible for both music and lyrics, lyrics that are sometimes sharp as a ...

(10 pages) 55 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Into the Woods Play review

here so much of the action took place to one side or the other. The songs are all of that and more. Sondheim is an incredibly clever writer, always managing to find the perfect words to make his songs ... ongs are sweet, some angry. They fit the story well, fit the characters well. There were several of Sondheim's trademark group sings where several characters sing about different things at the same ti ...

(4 pages) 46 1 4.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Stephen Sondheim's Contributions to Musical Theatre

Stephen Sondheim, hailed by many as a genius, has had a long and illustrious career in Broadway musi ... ows three distinct ways Sondheim has contributed to musical theatre.First of all, the difficulty of Stephen Sondheim's music has raised the standard of musical theatre. Actors simply cannot stand onst ... ns in storytelling have opened the door for other composers to follow in his footsteps.To conclude, Stephen Sondheim has changed the path of the Broadway musical through the difficulty of his music, t ...

(2 pages) 21 0 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

West Side Story Vs. Ragtime

Leonard Bernstein's West Side Story and Stephen Sondheim's Ragtime have similar and relating themes intertwined throughout each of their sto ...

(4 pages) 25 0 4.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

Sweeney Todd

(2 pages) 9 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts