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Side By Side By Sondheim 15 Aug 19 Aug

Venue: The Piano Bar, Bristol Hippodrome
Performance Time: 20:00
Early evening performance on Saturday 19th at 17.30 and a later one at 20.30
Performance Duration: 2:00
Full Price: £20.00

Side By Side by Sondheim is coming to The Piano Bar at the Bristol Hippodrome for a five night run from 15th to 19th August. The musical revue, featuring songs from Broadway and film composer Stephen Sondheim has not been performed in Bristol for over 25 years so it is a unique opportunity to experience the joys of Sondheim.

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With an award cabinet fit to bursting and a prolific writing career, Sondheim is best known for composing musicals such as Into The Woods, Sweeney Todd, Company, A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum, Follies and many others. He also wrote the lyrics for West Side Story and Gypsy and has been heralded as ‘the greatest lyricist ever’.

Audiences can expect a show that captures every human emotion from love to betrayal, marriage to infidelity, success and failure. The Piano Bar will be styled as an off-Broadway speak easy, with vintage theatre props and lighting designs, plus two baby grand pianos and talented cast of five professional actors.

The revue features well known songs such as ‘Broadway Baby’, ‘Losing My Mind’ and ‘I’m Still Here’ from Follies plus a selection from West Side Story and Company all of which have garnered Tony and Olivier awards. 

Sondheim famously said “Musicals are, by nature, theatrical, meaning poetic, meaning having to move the audience's imagination and create a suspension of disbelief, by which I mean there's no fourth wall.” So come to The Piano Bar in August and be transported to another world.

Tickets are £17.50 for Tuesday 14th (Preview) then £20 per night www.ticketsource.co.uk/side-by-side

 

 

 

Venue:
The Piano Bar, Bristol Hippodrome
St Augustine's Parade
Bristol
BS1 4UZ
South West

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