This is reprint of an article in the Orange County Register newspaper from the 14 July 2012. Eloquently written by Paul Hodgins, the piece was occasioned by the ‘Up Close & Personal’ series concert of Steve Sondheim, interviewed by Michael A. Kerker, (Director of Musical Theatre, ASCAP) with the incomparable vocal artistry of Christine Ebersole and Brian Stokes Mitchell. The concert took place at the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall in Los Angeles on 13 July. Enjoy. Continue Reading →
As part of the 2011-2012 Cabaret Series at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Orange County, California, Michael Kerker, Director of Musical Theatre for ASCAP, will interview legendary Broadway composer Stephen Sondheim this coming Saturday evening, October 27th.
This is a not-to-be-missed event (especially if you already live in California. Go on, get up and make the effort and go – that is, if you can get a ticket?) It’s not very often you get to hear the great man himself interviewed, let alone interviewed by ASCAP’s guru of the Musical Stage. To top it off, you get the chance to hear Brian Stokes Mitchell and Christine Ebersole perform on the same programme. Added to which Ted Firth is accompanying! Continue Reading →