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Side by Side by Sondheim

Music by Leonard Bernstein, Mary Rodgers, Richard Rodgers and Jule Styne | Music and lyrics By Stephen Sondheim
Directed by Keith Thompson
Musical Director Malcolm Dorling
13th – 21st April 2012

Sleek sophisticated songs from the great Stephen Sondheim.

This acclaimed revue which played first in England and then transferred to Broadway where the entire cast were nominated for Tony Awards will be directed by Keith Thompson with Malcolm Dorling as Musical Director.

A scintillating selection of Sondheim’s early work – some of his lyrics with other composers and some where he wrote both music and lyrics – all accompanied by a witty commentary written by Ned Sherrin. Don’t miss this musical treat!


Tickets are on sale now for just £12.50

School groups pay only £5 per seat. Teachers interested in booking seats should contact our Education Coordinator, Cindy Lawford, Contact education team to find out about available workshops and talks on the play.

Show Talks

Free-of-charge pre- and post-show talks:

  • Wednesday 18th at 7.30pm in the Clubroom
    Director Keith Thompson explains why these songs need revisiting or revealing.
  • Thursday 19th at 7.30pm in the Clubroom
    Dr. Cindy Lawford looks at Sondheim’s career in Sondheim’s words.
  • Friday 20th after the performance
    Cast members stay on stage to answer audience questions.
Part of the Barn’s 2011-2012 Season.


Directed by
Keith Thompson
Musical Director
Malcolm Dorling


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