Librettist John Weidman discusses his work collaborating with Stephen Sondheim. Weidman has been writing for the musical theater as a librettist, book writer, and legal advocate for almost thirty years. He has written three scripts in collaboration with Stephen Sondheim: Pacific Overtures (1976), Assassins (1990), and Road Show 2008). He has been nominated three times for the Tony Award for Best Book of a Musical, and three of the shows for which he has written the book have won Tonys for either Best Musical or Best Musical Revival.

Presented in the context of professor Stacy Wolf’s fall course, “The Musical Theatre of Stephen Sondheim: Process to Production.”  Free and open to the public.



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