Seen and Heard

Seen and Heard

A closing look at the 2009 season...

Seen on Broadway: An afterlife of repertory productions has culminated in the long-awaited return to the Main Stem of Stephen Sondheim’s 1973 masterpiece A Little Night Music. Few musicals are better balanced: Sondheim’s Tony-winning music is perfectly matched by Hugh Wheeler’s Tony-winning book, which was adapted from Ingmar Bergman’s 1955 comedy Smiles of a Summer Night. The Scandinavia-set production concerns imperfect matches. The middle-aged lawyer

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