2010 on Broadway

2010 on Broadway

The 2010 Broadway Season celebrated the birthday of Stephen Sondheim in spectacular fashion and instead of resurrecting an old piece of work, created a brand new musical. Sondheim on Sondheim was a musical revue conceived and directed by James Lapine, with whom Sondheim had worked with previously on the musicals Into the Woods and Sunday in the Park with George. Staged by the Roundabout Theatre...

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2010 West End

2010 West End

2010 saw two big birthdays in the theatre world, with each of them being celebrated fantastically throughout the year. The first of these was celebrated on an international scale as Stephen Sondheim turned 80, rekindling interest in his productions on both main stages and West End venues. The annual BBC Proms series honoured the American composer with a specially crafted Sondheim Prom at the...

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2010 Awards

2010 Awards

After the excitement of the 2009 awards season this year was relatively subdued. Not as many new shows opened in New York or London, resulting in an uncontested race for Best Musical Awards. Performance awards however were fiercely contested on both sides, deservedly won for Mark Rylance in London and Denzel Washington in New York. The Tony Award ceremony lacked the glamour of previous years,...

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