Stephen Sondheim was 50 years old when he wrote the music and lyrics for Merrily We Roll Along, the study in broken friendships amid bad choices that is enjoying a sympathetic and reworked revival by the Fiasco Theater (Roundabout’s company in residence) at the Laura Pels Theatre. Which is to say that this is the composer’s midlife crisis musical. Sometimes coy, other times trying too hard,... Read more
Merrily We Roll Along
Roundabout Theatre Company presentes the Fiasco Theater production of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's musical Merrily We Roll Along, directed by Noah Brody.
The musical is based on and features additional material from the original play by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart.
Performances are staged at the Laura Pels Theatre within the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre.
(Photos by Joan Marcus)
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With Fiasco’s one-of-a-kind imagination, this audacious musical about a trio of friends in showbiz who fall apart and come together over two decades emerges as newly personal and passionate. The ensemble brings to life a reimagination of Furth and Sondheim’s creation in an emotionally rich new production that confronts the pains and pleasures of fame, fortune, and old friends.