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Sondheim & Beyond: The Songs and Stories that Changed Broadway

Thursday, May 16, 2024 8 Iyar 5784

6:00 PM - 7:30 PMIn person at Temple Sholom

Join us at Temple Sholom for a spectacular tribute to Stephen Sondheim and his groundbreaking impact on Broadway. "Sondheim & Beyond" will feature unforgettable performances by Cantor Jay, Cantor Sheera Ben-David, and the Makom Choir under the direction of Jack Reeder with Russell Stern on piano. Special guest musicians Hannah Bureau and Ethan Parcell will also grace the stage. Don't miss this evening of iconic music and storytelling as we celebrate the legendary composer’s life and works.

Stephen Sondheim, who lived from 1930 to 2021, was an American composer and lyricist renowned for his immense influence on musical theater. His work is celebrated for its complexity, depth, and the unique richness of its lyrics. Some of his most famous works include "Sweeney Todd," "Into the Woods," and "Sunday in the Park with George," each helping to redefine what audiences expect from musicals. His ability to blend classical and contemporary styles made his compositions stand out in the Broadway scene, earning him numerous accolades, including multiple Tony Awards and a Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Sondheim's legacy continues to inspire artists and audiences alike, making this event a fitting homage to his visionary talent.
 

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