You will be surprised to learn how much Sondheim and Hammerstein musicals have in common! Join Chris Caggiano, Associate Professor of Theater at Boston Conservatory and founding member of the Independent Theater Bloggers Association (ITBA), for a fascinating exploration.
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How could “Company” and “Carousel” possibly be interconnected? Aside from both being landmark musicals, Stephen Sondheim and Oscar Hammerstein II developed characters, songs, lyrics, and structure in very similar ways. In this Online Salon, we will compare everything from the psychology of each writer’s characters to the way the composers craft rhymes.