Monmouth University

Center for the Arts

A Celebration of Sondheim’s 90th Birthday

March 22 marks the 90th birthday of the greatest American musical theatre composer of the modern era, Pulitzer Prize winner Stephen Sondheim. To mark this occasion, Monmouth University and Shadow Lawn Stage will join forces to present a series of Sondheim’s most beloved works. This marks the first time that all three of the year’s musicals, professional and academic, will be dedicated to one composer.

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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

Apr 16 Apr 20

4/16 at 8 PM 4/17 at 8 PM 4/18 at 8 PM 4/19 at 3 PM
Lauren K. Woods Theatre

A Celebration of Sondheim’s 90th Birthday

Department of Music & Theatre Arts Productions

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

MU Players present their sixth annual student produced musical, featuring a celebration of student performers, directors, choreographers, and designers. A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum takes comedy back to its roots, combining situations from time-tested, 2000-year-old comedies of Roman playwright, Plautus, with the infectious energy of classic vaudeville.

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Putting It Together

Jul 16 Jul 26

7/16 at 8 PM 7/17 at 8 PM 7/18 at 2 PM 7/18 at 8 PM 7/19 at 3 PM 7/23 at 8 PM 7/24 at 8 PM 7/25 at 2 PM 7/25 at 8 PM 7/26 at 3 PM
Lauren K. Woods Theatre

A Celebration of Sondheim’s 90th Birthday

Department of Music & Theatre Arts Productions

Gallery Exhibitions

Shadow Lawn Series

Putting It Together

In this Sondheim revue, two couples reflect on the complexities of modern relationships.
Putting It Together is a musical revue showcasing the songs of Stephen Sondheim (Sweeney Todd, Follies, A Funny Thing Happened…). Drawing its title from a song in Sunday in the Park with George, it celebrates Sondheim’s incomparable career in musical theatre.

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COMPANY

Nov 15 Nov 24 2019

11/15 at 8 PM 11/17 at 1 AM 11/17 at 8 PM 11/21 at 1 AM 11/22 at 1 AM 11/24 at 1 AM 11/24 at 8 PM
Lauren K. Woods Theatre

A Celebration of Sondheim’s 90th Birthday

Department of Music & Theatre Arts Productions

COMPANY

Sondheim’s game-changing musical is a sophisticated and honest look at modern adult relationships. From musical theatre’s most renowned composer, Company is largely regarded as a trailblazer of the dark-comedy, modern-musical genre and the winner of seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Best Score, Best Lyrics and Best Book.

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