A Weekend in the Country – A Little Night Music (with Colm Molloy)

A Weekend in the Country was Sondheim's attempt at perfecting the complex story song. Colm Molloy returns to discuss whether it works, the end of Act 1, and Beyoncé.

A Weekend in the Country was Sondheim's attempt at perfecting the complex story song. Colm Molloy returns to discuss whether it works, the end of Act 1, and Beyoncé.

You can check out Colm's website here: http://colmmolloy.com
His Twitter: https://twitter.com/colmmolloy_/
His Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/colmmolloy
His YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxq_yKV2rUiu9MEf8NyP2Tg

You can purchase Stephen Sondheim's first book of lyrics, Finishing the Hat, by going here: https://amzn.to/2LB9ZJo

We are using three productions to frame our discussion of A Little Night Music.
The Original Broadway Cast (1973) starring Glynis Johns, Len Cariou, Victoria Mallory, and Patricia Elliott.
You can listen to it on Apple Music: https://apple.co/38p8FqJ
Or listen to it on Spotify: https://spoti.fi/3pfFxIs
Or buy it on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2IjWfFt

The London Revival cast (1995) starring Judi Dench, Laurence Guittard, Joanna Riding, and Patricia Hodge.
You can listen to it on Apple Music: Not available unfortunately.
Or listen to it on Spotify: Not available unfortunately.
Or buy it on Amazon: Not available unfortunately.
However you can find a copy on eBay: http://ebay.to/2IUqljw

The Broadway revival (2009) starring Catherine Zeta-Jones, Angela Lansbury, Alexander Hanson, and Ramona Mallory.
You can listen to it on Apple Music: https://apple.co/38qUEIS
Or listen to it on Spotify: https://spoti.fi/36nTyuL
Or buy it on Amazon: https://amzn.to/3nm1h3J

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