Bernadette Peters, Michael Ball, Judi Dench, Clive Rowe, More Are Stephen Sondheim's Old Friends May 3 in London | Playbill

International News Bernadette Peters, Michael Ball, Judi Dench, Clive Rowe, More Are Stephen Sondheim's Old Friends May 3 in London

Cameron Mackintosh's tribute to the late composer-lyricist plays the Sondheim Theatre and simultaneously screens at the Prince Edward.

Bernadette Peters, Michael Ball, Judi Dench, and Clive Rowe

Stephen Sondheim's Old Friends, Cameron Mackintosh's tribute concert to late musical theatre trailblazer Stephen Sondheim, is presented May 3 at 8 PM at London's Sondheim Theatre.

Watch members of the cast rehearse the title song from Sondheim's Company in the video below. As previously reported, the evening will simultaneously screen live at the Prince Edward Theatre.

The sold-out concert features the talents of Michael Ball, Helena Bonham Carter, Rob Brydon, Petula Clark, Rosalie Craig, Janie Dee, Judi Dench, Daniel Evans, Maria Friedman, Haydn Gwynne, Bonnie Langford, Damian Lewis, Julia McKenzie, Julian Ovenden, Bernadette Peters, Siân Phillips, Jon Robyns, Clive Rowe, Jenna Russell, Imelda Staunton, Charlie Stemp, Gary Wilmot, and Michael D. Xavier.

Also taking part are Shan Ako, Christine Allado, Holly-Anne Hull, Ashley Campbell, Anna-Jane Casey, Desmonda Cathabel, Josefina Gabrielle, Louis Gaunt, Amy Griffiths, Rob Houchen, Bradley Jaden, Ian McLarnon, Jeremy Secomb, Jordan Shaw, and Matthew White.

Matthew Bourne and Maria Friedman stage the gala with choreography by Stephen Mear and a 25-piece orchestra conducted by Alfonso Casado Trigo. Musical supervision is by Stephen Brooker with musical arrangements by Stephen Metcalfe, set design by Matt Kinley, projection designs by George Reeve, lighting by Warren Letton, and sound by Mick Potter.

All profits from the evening at both the Sondheim and Prince Edward Theatres go to the Stephen Sondheim Foundation, supporting playwrights, composers, and lyricists in the early stages of their careers and sustaining other aspects of the musical theatre craft and arts education.

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