The Case for Sondheim as Existentialist

THE SONDHEIM REVIEW Spring 2000 The Case for Sondheim as Existentialist By Alfie Kohn THE ONE DISADVANTAGE of Stephen Sondheim’s lyrical dexterity is that listeners may miss the substance behind the wordplay.  His facility with the language, the way his songs are so perfectly constructed that they seem to rhyme by accident, has generated a following that helps to explain ... Read More