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2009-08-03 11:38:17

New York's Roundabout Theatre Company has announced plans for a star-studded tribute to composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim, who turns 80 next year. In honor of Sondheim's milestone birthday March 22, the Roundabout said it is orchestrating a dinner and evening of performances called 2010 Spring Gala: Sondheim 80. All proceeds from the event are to benefit Roundabout Theatre Company's Musical Theatre Fund.

2008-10-09 06:00:27

By Elysa Gardner It wasn't Stephen Sondheim's idea to name the new box set commemorating his career The Story So Far ... "I didn't really think about it," says Sondheim, who at 78 has been writing words and music for more than a half-century.

2008-06-26 06:02:44

By Kathleen Allen, The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson Jun.

2008-06-19 12:00:42

Broadway musical composer Stephen Sondheim didn't attend this week's Tony Awards ceremony in New York because he was traveling in Europe.


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mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.