WQXR, New York's all-classical station, presents "Passion in the Afternoon," a lunchtime conversation with the legendary lyricist and composer on February 14 at 12pm at The Jerome L. Greene Performance Space at WQXR, the station's intimate, acoustically superior event venue.
Sondheim, along with director John Doyle, will sit down with WQXR's Elliott Forrest to discuss their new production of the 1994 musical Passion (opening February 8). The event will also feature performances by the stars of Passion, Melissa Errico, Judy Kuhn and Ryan Silverman, who will sing love songs from Passion, Sweeney Todd, Company, Road Show and more!
What: Passion in the Afternoon
Where: The Greene Space (44 Charlton Street)
When: February 14 at 12:00pm
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