We round up the reviews for the Off-Broadway revival of Stephen Sondheim’s musical starring Merrily We Roll Along starring Daniel Radcliffe, Jonathan Groff and Lindsay Mendez.
‘There’s always something new to speak to me’: Mark Shenton chooses his top ten Sondheim songs
We are now onto the third of my new weekly musical theatre podcast series ShenTens. This week I count down my top ten favourite Sondheim songs — at least my favourites right now.
The return of the movie musical: 9 upcoming ones to look forward to
During the Golden Age of Hollywood, movie musicals were abundant and arguably the most popular genre. However, with the move towards pop culture in the 1960s, their popularity dwindled and gave way to a more rebellious style and tone.
ON BROADWAY: Fiasco Theater’s Merrily We Roll Along
Longterm fans of Merrily We Roll Along have every reason to see and enjoy this dynamic version. Newcomers will find the material clearer than may have been the case in previous incarnations.
FROM DOWN UNDER: Merrily We Roll Along
As the world laments its current political choices, the myriad life choices of composer-turned-film-producer Franklin Shepherd unfurl before our eyes as the musical addresses the question “How did you get to be here?”.