all-female company directed by Phyllida Lloyd,
new prologue by Gary Yershon.
Shakespeare’s Globe, Bankside, London.
The official National Theatre programme Contents: Stephen Sondheim’s biographer David Benedict on the making of a musical dramatist; composer Gary Yershon on how Sondheim’s songs pointed to a new direction for young composers; Russell Jackson on Ziegfeld and his Follies; and an extract from the diary of the production assistant on the original Broadway production […].../ ➝
Pushkin is the father of Russian literature and, arguably, the creator of modern literary Russian language. His poetry is still recited in Russian schools – but how relevant is his work to a nineties audience? To celebrate the bicentenary of Pushkin’s birth, theatre composer Gary Yershon assesses his importance to poets and novelists in post-Communist […].../ ➝