Modern-day marriage can blister the heart. And nobody in American musical theater has explored this painful and often ruefully funny truth more completely than Stephen Sondheim. In an astonishing body of work that spans four decades, the composer has mapped out a lyrical topography of the loneliness of marriage. In the process, he's created some of the most acidic tunes ever written on such ordinary subjects as cold feet, hot sex, bachelorhood and the drop-dead sexual power... More >>>