Shirley – Angeles Stage
Sondheim was dead, to begin with. There is no doubt whatever about that. Old Sondheim was as dead as a doornail.
Yes, those words were inspired by the opening lines of “A Christmas Carol,” but no, I’m not suggesting that Stephen Sondheim was like Scrooge’s ex-partner Jacob Marley — other than the fact that both Sondheim and “Marley” are now…dead.