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Roundabout Roundup: Week of March 28, 2011 Launches Online - April 1, 2011

Roundabout has launched a very special website dedicated to The People in the Picture's message of sharing the important stories of our past. Visitors of have the ability to upload a cherished family photo of friends and family members, past and present,  and include a short narrative on the significance of the photo. Visitors can also peruse through other shared photos and memories from cast/creative of The People in the Picture and the online community.   

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Three Songriters, One Voice: Meet the People Behind The People in the Picture - April 1, 2011

"Beaches" novelist Iris Rainer Dart draws on her past to imagine The People in the Picture, a new Broadway musical, with music by Mike Stoller and Artie Butler.

Improbably perhaps, the lone female comedy writer for "The Sonny and Cher Show" and the composer who kept Elvis Presley in a memorable state of perpetual motion constitute two-thirds of the creators responsible for The People in the Picture, an original Holocaust-haunted musical that is the final Broadway show of the 2010-2011 theatre season. Now in previews, it officially opens April 28 in a Roundabout Theatre Company production at Studio 54." -

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Sondheim on Sondheim to Bow in Cleveland - March 29, 2011

"A new production of Sondheim on Sondheim will play at Cleveland, OH's PlayhouseSquare during the 2011-2012 season.

Conceived by James Lapine (Sunday in the Park With George, Into the Woods, Passion), Sondheim on Sondheim debuted on Broadway last spring at the Roundabout Theatre Company. The two-act musical explores the life and career of the legendary Broadway composer-lyricist through his vast catalogue of work." -

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Roundabout Roundup: Looking Back at 2010 pt. 1


The "Year of Sondheim"

Mr. Sondheim was everywhere in 2010 - and rightfully so! We were honored to play a part in this wonderful year for this musical theatre legend and friend of Roundabout.

Sondheim turns 80 - March 22, 2010

Legendary composer Stephen Sondheim turned 80 on Monday, March 22, 2010…and he celebrated the occasion with Roundabout at our 2010 Spring Gala.

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'Sondheim on Sondheim': A Love Song to Musical Theatre - April 22, 2010

"What better birthday present could Stephen Sondheim receive than a chance to finally star in his own Broadway show?

Musical theater's greatest living composer and lyricist, who turned 80 in March, is getting just that with Sondheim on Sondheim (***½ out of four), the funny, affectionate and revealing tribute that opened Thursday at Studio 54." -

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The Sondheim Theatre Unveiled! - September 15, 2010

"On Wednesday, September 15th at 6:30PM, the Broadway community gathered alongside Stephen Sondheim as the lights of the newly dedicated Stephen Sondheim Theatre marquee are lit for the first time.

Roundabout Theatre Company hosted the event to honor the most celebrated artist in American musical theatre. The participants in the event included his longtime collaborators Nathan Lane, Patti LuPone & John Weidman as well as Tom Tuft, Chairman of Roundabout Theatre Company's Board of Directors and Mr. Sondheim himself." -

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Roundabout Roundup: Week of November 29, 2010


Grammy Nominations Announced - Sondheim, American Idiot, Night Music, Promises,  Fela! - December 1, 2010

"Best Musical Show Album
Award to the Album Producer(s), and to the Lyricist(s) & Composer(s) of 51% or more of a new score."  -

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2010-2011 Season, Roundabout Roundup, Sondheim on Sondheim, The Importance of Being Earnest, The Language Archive

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