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Composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim gestures during a gathering at Tufts University in Medford, Mass., on April 12, 2004. Sondheim, the songwriter who reshaped the American musical theater in the second half of the 20th century, has died at age 91. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
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Jim McDermott
Sondheim’s stories and lyrics always seemed to be addressing you personally. You couldn’t simply watch his musicals. Eventually you had to contend with them.
Photo by Denise Jans on Unsplash
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Jake Braithwaite, SJ
Musicals are not merely a passion of mine—they were often my most profound experiences of prayer.
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Jennifer Vosters
In “9 Circles,” Bill Cain, S.J., challenges us to do the hard work of balancing empathy with accountability, recognizing that in war we are all responsible for what is done in our name.
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Rob Weinert-Kendt
Transcendent, communal moments like these, so long denied us by this still raging pandemic, have been worth the wait, and they are more than worth the trouble.
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Isabelle Senechal
It is a story made possible by young people’s collective efforts to find some creative solace during Covid-19.
In ‘Dana H.,’ Deirdre O’Connell lip-syncs to a recorded account of Dana Higginbotham’s abduction by a disturbed client some 25 years ago (photo: Carol Rosegg).
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Rob Weinert-Kendt
Dana Higginbotham is the subject of an extraordinary new play by her son, Lucas Hnath.