In our new Legends of Broadway video, Maury Yeston discusses his stage musical Goya: a life in song which highlights the life of the great Spanish painter Francisco Goya. Watch below.
By Peter Filichia Sure, listen to Sondheim’s “Uptown/Downtown” (cut from Follies) and you’ll be astonished by the rhymes and wordplay. Pull out E.Y. Harburg’s “When I’m Not Near the Girl I Love” (from Finian’s Rainbow) and you’ll be equally dazzled. These are the easy lyrics to admire. But what about the ones that pass by […]
We return to make available our extensive catalog of cast recordings with the release of three classic albums from the archives – Pinocchio (July 17), Whoop De Doo (1995), Ages of Man and Promenade (1969) are available now with Woman of the Year (August 14) and The Beggar’s Opera (September 18) to come. Listen to all of our vault […]
Regarded as the emergence of Stephen Sondheim as the premier composer-lyricist of his generation, Company helped launch Elaine Stritch‘s career with her Tony nomination for the performance of “Lady’s Who Lunch”. Photos from the original 1970 cast performances have now resurfaced from the MWB Vault here. View them below and follow Masterworks Broadway on Pinterest […]
When I heard that Sony was releasing a CD of John Gielgud’s Ages Of Man, it put me in a storytelling mood. I first met Sir John when he arrived in New York City with the cast of Sheridan’s “The School For scandal” which he directed and co-starred with Sir Ralph Richardson. Everyone in the […]