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Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Sondheim documentary

Just heard about HBO's documentary "Six by Sondheim" to be aired soon. I have to remember to get the DVD when it comes out.

It is kind of funny that Sondheim did not start a serious cohabitative relationship until he was 60 years old, even though Bobby made up his mind to be alive at 35 and Sondheim himself was in his 30s when he wrote it.

To be alive at the same time as Stephen Sondheim is like to live in the same era as Shakespeare. It's not a stretch to feel so damned fortunate. He is undeniably the best of his time. The one and only. Hands down and all agree. Sort of like Michael Jordan.

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