Sondheim on Sondheim

Sondheim on Sondheim
An intimate look at the Father of the Modern Musical, featuring new arrangements of his most beloved work.

Hailed as a "revelatory revue full of wonderful moments" and a "funny, affectionate and revealing tribute to musical theater's greatest living composer and lyricist," Sondheim on Sondheim is an intimate portrait of the famed songwriter in his own words... and music. Through the use of exclusive interview footage, audiences get an inside look at the personal life and artistic process of famed composer, Stephen Sondheim.

His story. His inspiration. His genius. The tapestry of creativity that characterizes Stephen Sondheim remained largely undiscussed, especially by the man himself, until the creation of Sondheim on Sondheim. Ranging from the beloved to the obscure, the carefully selected two-dozen songs hang from a framework of in-depth video interviews, delving into Sondheim's personal life and artistic process.

Far from the typical song cycle, Sondheim on Sondheim has massive theatrical potency, as well as inarguable staying power. The incomparable James Lapine brilliantly curated a collection of songs that have been masterfully arranged by David Loud. In addition, Sondheim on Sondheim's multimedia facets make it equally at home on a Broadway-sized stage as it would be in a black box space.

Included in the rehearsal set for Sondheim on Sondheim is the video content required for the show. This video content is supplied Broadway Media. You can contact BMD directly to receive them at hello@broadwaymedia.com.

Concert Selections for Sondheim on Sondheim

MTI is pleased to provide the pre-approved rental materials of select songs for your symphonic concert performance. Please note, MTI is unable to grant the necessary Performance Rights with this material rental. The Performance Rights needed must be obtained separately through the individual song’s respective small rights agency such as ASCAP, BMI, or SESAC. Please email concerts@mtishows.com with any questions.

  • SOMETHING'S COMING (FROM "SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM SYMPHONIC VERSION")
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    SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM SYMPHONIC VERSION
    First Performance Fee:
    $175
    Each Additional Performance:
    $100
    Type
    SHOW EXTRACTION
    Arranged for
    4 Voices (Typically 2 Male and 2 Female)
    Starting Key
    Db
    Estimated duration
    4 min
    Music by
    Leonard Bernstein
    Lyrics by
    Stephen Sondheim
    Orchestrated by
    Michael Starobin
    Instrumentation
    (1x) FULL SCORE; (5x) PIANO/VOCAL SCORE; (1x) FLUTE 1; (2x) FLUTE 2 (+Piccolo); (1x) FLUTE 3 (Alto Saxophone ONLY); (1x) OBOE 1; (2x) OBOE 2 (+English Horn); (1x) CLARINET 1; (1x) CLARINET 2; (1x) CLARINET 3 (Tenor Saxophone ONLY); (1x) BASSOON; (1x) HORN 1; (1x) HORN 2; (1x) HORN 3; (1x) HORN 4; (1x) TRUMPET 1; (1x) TRUMPET 2; (1x) TRUMPET 3; (1x) TROMBONE 1; (1x) TROMBONE 2; (1x) TROMBONE 3; (1x) TUBA; (1x) PIANO; (1x) HARP; (1x) GUITAR (Electric); (1x) RHYTHM BASS (Acoustic); (1x) DRUMS; (3x) PERCUSSION: Vibraphone, Small Triangle, Finger Cymbal, Suspended Cymbal, Timpani; (9x) VIOLIN 1; (8x) VIOLIN 2; (7x) VIOLA; (6x) CELLO; (5x) CONTRABASS

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Questions & Answers

October 20, 2020
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Hello,

I am wondering if we could obtain streaming rights for SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM?  We are looking at the possibility of a February 2021 production if possible.  

Thanks, 

Joe Domencic

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