Stephen Sondheim

Stephen Sondheim

Music and Lyrics, Into the Woods

Stephen Sondheim’s work as a composer-lyricist over the past six decades has set the standard for modern American musical theatre. He has collaborated with Leonard Bernstein, Arthur Laurents, John Weidman, James Lapine, Hal Prince and more. 

Other musicals: Lyricist, West Side Story, Gypsy; composer and lyricist, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Anyone Can Whistle, Do I Hear a Waltz?, Company, A Little Night Music, Follies, Pacific Overtures, Sweeney Todd, Merrily We Roll Along, Assassins, Road Show, Bounce, Sunday in the Park with George, Passion

Revues: Sondheim on Sondheim, Side by Side by Sondheim, Marry Me a Little, You’re Going to Love Tomorrow, Putting It Together

Awards: Pulitzer Prize in Drama (Sunday in the Park with George, with James Lapine). He has won the most Tony Awards—eight—of any composer, including a Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievements (2008) as well as numerous Grammy Awards, Drama Desk Awards, Obie Awards and Olivier Awards. Several of his plays have been adapted for film and television. Sondheim is a member of the American Theatre Hall of Fame.