Putting it Together (1993 MTC Version)


Putting it Together (1993 MTC Version)


Words and Music by  Stephen Sondheim


2 Acts, Revue, Rated PG-13
1993 Manhattan Theatre Club Version

In this Sondheim revue, two couples reflect on the complexities of modern relationships.


Putting It Together is a musical revue showcasing the songs of Stephen Sondheim (Sweeney Todd, Follies, A Funny Thing Happened...). Drawing its title from a song in Sunday In The Park With George, it celebrates Sondheim's incomparable career in musical theatre.

Featuring nearly 30 Sondheim tunes, Putting It Together is all performed by only five people thrown together at a party in a Manhattan penthouse. With a bit of imagination, the  guests transform the apartment into the stage of an abandoned theatre, an estate in Sweden, an island outside of Paris, a street off the Roman Forum, the woods of a fairy tale, and a mythical town in the Southwest. 

This tribute in the form of a revue provides a wonderful opportunity for simple sets and costumes. Sondheim's music will allow performers to showcase their vocal and acting abilities.



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Another one-act version of Passionella was written by Stephen Sondheim and directed by Mike Nichols four years before Mr. Nichols directed The Apple Tree.

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