Why Stephen Sondheim is America’s greatest living writer | Curio

Why Stephen Sondheim is America’s greatest living writer

14 mins | Mar 22, 2021

Is it time to take musical theatre more seriously as an art form? In celebration of Stephen Sondheim’s 91st birthday, Adam Kirsch argues the case for awarding the legendary composer and lyricist with a Nobel prize, as he has changed the landscape of musical theatre forever with his complex and thought-provoking literature.

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From The Wall Street Journal